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Fission #2 Update

After two intense months of reading over 230 submissions, we’re pleased to announce that we very much enjoyed the stories, and will be publishing two volumes of Fission #2, edited by Eugen Bacon and Gene Rowe.

Thank you for submitting your entries, we’re sorry we could not take more.

Congratulations to the following authors whose science fiction kept us enthralled, and we look forward to sharing their stories in Vol. 1,currently planned for this coming May.

  • Ron Hardwick, ‘Sage and the Resurrection of Doctor Chronos’
  • Aleksandra Hill, ‘Words of Advice at the End of the World’
  • David Tallerman, ‘Face the Inevitable’
  • Caroline Misner, ‘The Epsilon Requirement’
  • Andrew Darlington, ‘Buffalo Soldiers’
  • Peter Medeiros, ‘Bad Architecture’
  • Tim O’Neal, ‘Otherworldly Jellyfish’
  • Mary Soon Lee, ‘Truth Conquers All’
  • Clare Turner, ‘In Person’
  • Chinaza Eziaghighala, ‘Osimiri’
  • Phil Nicholls, ‘Missy Hood Tweets’
  • Maddison Stoff, ‘Zombie Harold Holt Returns to Parliament’
  • K. C. Grifant, ‘Cynscout’
  • Michael Noonan, ‘All the Time in the World’
  • Ellen Denton, ‘The Portal’
  • Ian Whates, ‘The FenZone’
  • Jeffrey Somers, ‘Free from Want’
  • Patricia GarcĂ­a-Rojo, ‘The Fifth Awakening’ (CELSIUS, Translator: Mike Lucas)

Congratulations to everyone chosen!

Fission #1

New in 2021, Fission is our annual anthology of SFF fiction. Edited by Allen Stroud, and launched in collaboration with Spain's Celsius 232, Fission aspires to grow to connect SFF communities around the world. 

The stories included for 2021 are:

'The Aminals Marched in Two By Two' by Syeda Fatima Muhammad
'A Pall of Moondust' by Nick Wood
'Lyonesses' by So Mayer
'The Lego Calf' by Jon Bilbao
'The Witch and the Elderman' by Peter Haynes
'The Trip' by Michael Crouch
'Etaerio' by Rosie Oliver
'The First and Last Safe Place' by C. John Arthur
'Here' by Gene Rowe
'The Blood Between Us' by Katherine Franklin
'Wanderlust' by Eugen Bacon & E. Don Harp
'Time Keep' by Elad Haber
'Power of Attorney' by Louis Evans
'I Love Google Maps/Death to Google Part 1' by Paul Beacon

The story chosen to be published in Celsius is 'Lyonesses' by So Mayer.

Fission #1 is now available for BSFA members in the 'Members Publication' area of the website. Login (top right) and then the webpage will be added to the 'Publications' section.

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