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The Year's Best Military SF and Space Opera

An anthology of stories edited by

With an introduction by best-selling military science fiction author David Drake and selected by editor David Afsharirad from the top short story markets in the field, here are the most thrilling, pulse-pounding, and thought-provoking stories of the past year. Stories of future military men and women, space opera on a grand scale, and edge-of-your-seat adventure tales in the pulp tradition, from giants of the genre to brilliant up-and-comers.

Plus, you be the judge! INTERACTIVE READER VOTING. One story from this collection will be chosen via proctored on-line voting as Year's Best Military SF and Space Opera, with the award to be presented at DragonCon in September 2015.M

At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

About The Year's Best Military SF and Space Opera:
"This intriguing anthology explores the human race's violent potential [but] also bends toward exploration and the triumph of the human spirit, with brave tales [that] take the reader on a fascinating, thought-provoking, enjoyable journey . . . " - Publishers Weekly (starred review)


Brad R. Torgersen
Michael Z. Williamson
Charlie Jane Anders
Linda Nagata
Seth Dickinson
William Ledbetter
Eric Leif Davin
David D. Levine
Stephen Gaskell
Michael Barretta
Derek Kunsken
Holly Black
Robert R. Chase
Matthew Johnson

Editor David Afsharirad lives in Austin, Texas. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas and North Carolina State University, where he earned an MFA in creative writing. A life-long reader and writer of short fiction, his stories have appeared in various magazines and journals. He is also an editor of the online lit magazine PINBALL.


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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Paperback

Title: The Year's Best Military SF and Space Opera (BAEN)
Author(s): David Afsharirad
ISBN: 1-4767-8058-7 / 978-1-4767-8058-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Year's Best Military SF & Space Opera (The Year's Best of Military and Adventure Science Fiction Stories Book 1)
Author(s): David Afsharirad
Publisher: Baen Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA