Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Short fiction

The Proving Ground

“A master of…tale[s] set in an atypical location, with science fiction that arrives from an unexpected direction.”

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

“One of [Analog editor Stanley] Schmidt’s best recent discoveries.”

—Rich Horton, Locus

“Inversus.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. January/February 2004: 200-226.

“The Last Resort.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. September 2009: 54-71. Finalist in the 2009 Analytic Laboratory Reader’s Poll (Best Novelette).

“Kawataro.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. June 2011: 90-103. Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction, 29th Annual Collection (edited by Gardner Dozois).

“The Boneless One.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. November 2011: 86-103. Selected for The Year’s Best Science Fiction, 29th Annual Collection (edited by Gardner Dozois) and the 2011 Locus Recommended Reading List. Recommended Reading in The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2012 (edited by Rich Horton). An audio version narrated by Josh Roseman is available for free on StarShipSofa.

“Ernesto.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. March 2012: 42-49. Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction, 30th Annual Collection (edited by Gardner Dozois). Reprinted in Lightspeed Magazine (September 2016).

“The Voices.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. September 2012: 56-67. Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction, 30th Annual Collection (edited by Gardner Dozois) and Recommended Reading in The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2013 (edited by Rich Horton).

“The Whale God.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. September 2013: 8-22. Cover story. Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction, 31st Annual Collection (edited by Gardner Dozois) and selected for the 2013 Locus Recommended Reading List. Recommended Reading in The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2014 (edited by Rich Horton).

“Cryptids.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. May 2014: 8-21. Cover story. Finalist in the 2014 Analytic Laboratory Reader’s Poll (Best Short Story). Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction, 32nd Annual Collection (edited by Gardner Dozois).

“Stonebrood.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. October 2015: 8-25. Lead story. Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction, 33rd Annual Collection (edited by Gardner Dozois).

“Retention.” The Outer Reach. First released on December 21, 2016. Episode of audio science fiction anthology series released by Howl.fm. Featuring the voices of Aparna Nancherla and Echo Kellum.

“The Proving Ground.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. January/February 2017: 8-30. Cover story.

“The Spires.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact. March/April 2018. Forthcoming.

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November 13, 2012 at 6:22 pm

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