If you are a fan of speculative fiction (a broad term that encompasses fantasy, science fiction, horror, and alternate history), you’ve probably been looking forward to the Hugo Awards to be announced since the spring, when you heard about the Nebulas. These are great times to add some compelling and otherworldly titles to your reading list.
To make it easier for you to find that next fantastic read, our library catalog groups current and past winners of awards like Hugos, the Nebulas, and the Bram Stoker Award together on the Awards page. Scroll down, select which award you are most interested in, and you will see winners listed by year and category. The best of the best are at your fingertips!
Maybe you’re thinking ‘what about the small stuff? How can I get access to Best Short Story and Best Novelette?’
The great news is, most of the magazines that publish shorter works have moved to an online format, and you can read those pieces online for free! Here are some of the best magazines publishing speculative writing around the web: