Issue 53 – February 2011


2010 Reader's Poll Results

Last month, we asked you to vote for your favorite Clarkesworld artwork and short fiction published in 2010. The results are in and it’s my pleasure to present the 2010 Clarkesworld Magazine Reader’s Poll winners:

Short Fiction

1st Place - “The Things” by Peter Watts (podcast). This story has been selected for inclusion in four year’s best anthologies (Dozois, Horton, Kaster and Strahan), was a Parsec nominee and is a current BSFA Award nominee.

2nd Place - “Thirteen Ways of Looking at Space/Time” by Catherynne M. Valente (podcast).

3rd Place - “A Jar of Goodwill” by Tobias S. Buckell (podcast)


1st Place - “Honeycomb” by Julie Dillon

2nd Place - “Soulhunter” by Andrey Lazarev

3rd Place (tie) - “Solitude” by Rafael Sarmento & “My Secret Friend” by Murat Turan

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who participated!

Author profile

Neil Clarke is the editor of Clarkesworld Magazine and Forever Magazine; owner of Wyrm Publishing; and a ten-time Hugo Award Nominee for Best Editor (short form). His anthologies include Upgraded, Galactic Empires, More Human Than Human, Touchable Unreality, The Final Frontier, Not One of Us, The Eagle has Landed, and the Best Science Fiction of the Years series. His latest anthology, The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 6, is now available from Night Shade Books. He currently lives in NJ with his wife and two sons.

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