Date: 2015-01-15 08:24 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Thanks for the shout-out!

I have no idea what my ballot will look like for novels, but (surprise) the short fiction categories are mostly pretty affixed. And most of these stories ace the Bechdel test, too! Mostly female characters frequently talking about not-men. In fact I think there's only one exception, which passes but not aces.

Novelette: "Among the Thorns" by Veronica Schanoes
"In the Sight of Akresa" by Ray Wood
"Written on the Hides of Foxes" by Alex Dally MacFarlane
"The Bonedrake's Penance" by Yoon Ha Lee

Fifth slot may go to "The Litany of Earth" by Ruthanna Emrys, "Women in Sandstone" by ADM, or "The Ninety Ninth Bride" by Catherine F. King. This is my favorite length so I feel all torn up about having to choose just five.

Short story:

"Makeisha in Time" by Rachael K. Jones
"Tongtong's Summer" by Xia Jia
"Seven Articles on an Imperfect Land" by Ruthanna Emrys
"Because I Prayed This Word" by ADM

Several stories might take the fifth slot, idk yet. I'm going to make posts, eventually.

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