Awards Eligibility for 2017 stories
The following stories are eligible in the short story category of the Hugos, Nebulas, World Fantasy, and British Fantasy Awards.
The Thirty-Seven Faces of Tokh-Bathon - Temple Tokh-Bathon has thirty seven great stone Faces and a strict logic-based religion. Chananthay, the imaginative temple child who sweeps and helps the monks, has more heart than logic. When she stumbles on a secret about the Faces, it contradicts everything the monks hold dear... and they do not take such violations lightly.
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Carbon Dating (written with Spencer Ellsworth) - The internet achieves sentience, wakes up, and scans itself for purpose. When it determines that the goal in life is happiness, and love is the way to reach that goal, it scans itself for dating advice. Then follows it.
Published in Galaxy's Edge, or read it for free