Science fiction and fantasy enjoy a long literary tradition, stretching from Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne to Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, and William Gibson. In'The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy'award-winning editor John Joseph Adams delivers a diverse and vibrant collection of stories published in the previous year. Featuring writers with deep science fiction and fantasy backgrounds, along with those who are infusing traditional fiction with speculative elements, these stories uphold a longstanding tradition in both genres looking at the world and asking, 'What if . . . ?' 'The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015'includes Kelly Link, Neil Gaiman, Karen Russell T. C. Boyle, Sofia Samatar, Jo Walton, Cat Rambo Daniel H. Wilson, Seanan McGuire, Jess Row 'and others' JOE HILL, guest editor, is the'New York Times'best-selling author of the novels'Heart-Shaped Box,' 'Horns,' and'NOS4A2'and the short story collection'20th Century Ghosts.'He is also the writer of the comic book series'Locke & Key.' JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS, series editor, is the best-selling editor of more than two dozen anthologies, including'Brave New Worlds, Wastelands, 'and'The Living Dead.'He is also the editor and publisher of the digital magazines'Lightspeed'and'Nightmare'and is a producer of'Wired s'podcast'The Geek s Guide to the Galaxy.''