The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Eight

A glassblower of renown sees the world and more through the glass eyes of her patrons…

A woman yearns to escape her oasis city by eating reptile eggs and transforming…

A sorcerer mother must train a child raised in total isolation in order to save their homeland…

A salvager risks her life and career to visit the spaceship wreck where her daughter died…

These and other awe-inspiring stories await in The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Eight, a new anthology of sixteen stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies, the five-time Hugo Award-finalist online magazine that Locus online credits with “revive(ing)… secondary-world fantasy as a respectable subgenre of short fiction, raising it from the midden of disdain into which it had been cast by most of the rest of the field.”

The Best of BCS, Year Eight features such authors as Catherynne M. Valente, K.J. Parker, Yoon Ha Lee, Aliette de Bodard, Mishell Baker, Rich Larson, and Rose Lemberg.

It includes “Blood Grains Speak Through Memories” by Jason Sanford, a finalist for the Nebula Awards, “The Limitless Perspective of Master Peek, or, the Luminescence of Debauchery” by Catherynne M. Valente, a finalist for the Eugie Foster Memorial Award, and “Foxfire, Foxfire” by Yoon Ha Lee and “A Salvaging of Ghosts” by Aliette de Bodard, finalists for the Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award.

Table of Contents

The Limitless Perspective of Master Peek, or, the Luminescence of Debauchery · Catherynne M. Valente
Unearthly Landscape by a Lady · Rebecca Campbell
The Night Bazaar for Women Becoming Reptiles · Rachael K. Jones
The Three Dancers of Gizari · Tamara Vardomskaya
Geometries of Belonging · Rose Lemberg
Laws of Night and Silk · Seth Dickinson
Fire in the Haze · Mishell Baker
In Skander, for a Boy · Chaz Brenchley
The Delusive Cartographer · Rich Larson
The Mama Mmiri · Walter Dinjos
Mortal Eyes · Ann Chatham
The Sweetest Skill · Tony Pi
Told by an Idiot · K.J. Parker
Foxfire, Foxfire · Yoon Ha Lee
A Salvaging of Ghosts · Aliette de Bodard
Blood Grains Speak Through Memories · Jason Sanford

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