Sharifah and Jenn discuss the World Fantasy Award Winners for 2021, PW’s Best of the Year, that Station Eleven trailer, and recommend their picks for gifting this holiday season.
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The Station Eleven trailer dropped [Polygon]
2021 World Fantasy Award Winners [Tor.com]
PW’s Best SFF of 2021 [Publishers Weekly]
The long Wheel of Time trailer [Ars Technica]
The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova
Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri (cw: child abuse and child death, violent misogyny)
Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki (cw: sexual assault, child abuse, transphobia, racism)
Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon (cw: domestic violence, child abuse, queer-phobia, body horror, racism)
We Have Always Been Here by Lena Nguyen
A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers
Flowers for the Sea by Zin E. Rocklyn (cw: body horror; suicide attempt; mention of child death)
Black Sci-Fi Short Stories (Gothic Fantasy) from Flametree Publishing, with editorial support from Tia Ross and the Black Writers Collective and more
Tales From the Hinterland by Melissa Albert
Pilu of the Woods by Mai K. Nguyen