E. Lily Yu

E. Lily Yu

E. Lily Yu received the 2012 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her stories appear in a variety of publications, from McSweeney's to F&SF, and have been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, Locus, and World Fantasy Awards. She holds a M.A. from Cornell.

Bibliography

Novel

On Fragile Waves, forthcoming Feb 2, 2021 from Erewhon Books.

Short stories

2020

"The Talking War", Psi-Wars, ed. Josh Viola (May 2020). "The Hemlock Who Was Afraid of Heights," The Decameron Project, ed. Jo Walton (May 2020). "An account, by Dr. Inge Kühn, of the Summer Expedition and Its Discoveries," forthcoming in Lost Worlds, ed. John Joseph Adams

2019

"The Time Invariance of Snow," Tor.com (December 2019). Reprinted in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020, ed. Diane Gabaldin and John Joseph Adams. "The Valley of Wounded Deer," Lightspeed (October 2019). "Zero in Babel," Slate (July 2019). "The Doing and Undoing of Jacob E. Mwangi," Asimov's (May/June 2019). "Three Variations on a Theme of Imperial Attire," New Suns, edited by Nisi Shawl (March 2019). "Green Glass: A Love Story," If This Goes On, edited by Cat Rambo (March 2019).   Reprinted in The Year's Best Science Fiction, vol. 1, ed. Jonathan Strahan and The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year 2020, ed. Rich Horton.

2018

"In the Forests of Memory," Terraform (November 2018). "Music for the Underworld," Terraform (March 2018). Reprinted in The Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2019, ed. Paula Guran. "The No-One Girl and the Flower of the Farther Shore", Clarkesworld (March 2018).

2017

"The View From the Top of the Stair," Hazlitt (September 2017). "The White-Throated Transmigrant," Tor.com (June 2017). "The Wretched and the Beautiful," Terraform (February 2017). Reprinted in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, ed. N.K. Jemisin and John Joseph Adams. "A Quiet Night in the Library," Hellboy: An Assortment of Horror, edited by Christopher Golden (August 2017).

2016

"The Witch of Orion Waste and the Boy Knight," Uncanny 12 (September/October 2016). Reprinted in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, vol 11, ed. Jonathan Strahan, and The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, ed. Charles Yu and John Joseph Adams. "Paul Flitch's Slap-Bang Fracas With Mister Delusio," Daily Science Fiction (September 2016). "The Gardener and the King's Menagerie", Bracken Magazine (August 2016). "Darkout," Cyber World, ed. Josh Viola and Jason Heller (November 2016). "Braid of Days and Wake of Nights," Fantasy and Science Fiction (Jan/Feb 2016). Reprinted in The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2017, ed. Paula Guran.

2015

"Woman at Exhibition," Uncanny (July/August 2015).

2014

"Local Stop on the Floating Train," Terraform (December 2014). "Musée de l'Âme Seule," Upgraded, ed. Neil Clarke (September 2014).

2013

"Daedalum, the Devil's Wheel," Clarkesworld (December 2013). "The Pilgrim and the Angel," McSweeney's Quarterly 45 (December 2013). Reprinted in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, vol 8, ed. Jonathan Strahan. "The Urashima Effect," Clarkesworld (June 2013). "The Forgetting Shiraz," Boston Review (May/June 2013). "Ilse, Who Saw Clearly," Apex Magazine (May 2013). Reprinted in The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2014, ed. Rich Horton. "Loss, with Chalk Diagrams," Eclipse Online (March 2013). Reprinted in The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2014, ed. Rich Horton.

2012

"Tiger in the BSE," Cicada (May/June 2012).

2011

"The Lamp at the Turning," Kenyon Review Online (July 2011). "The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees," Clarkesworld Magazine (April 2011). Reprinted in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, vol 6, ed. Jonathan Strahan, and The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2012, ed. Rich Horton.

2010

"The Transfiguration of Maria Luisa Ortega," Kenyon Review Online (August 2010).

2007

"Dovey," Quick Fiction, Issue 12 (October 2007).

Awards and Memberships

Awards

 

Astonishing Award for Best New Writer

Artist Trust / LaSalle Storyteller Award

Nominations

Hugo Award for Best Short Story

Nebula Award for Best Short Story

Locus Award for Best Short Story

World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story

Theodore Sturgeon Award for Best Short Story

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