A number of pieces from BCS made the 2019 Recommended Reading List from Locus magazine, the top review source in the field, as compiled by their veteran team of short fiction reviewers including Jonathan Strahan, Rich Horton, Paula Guran, Karen Burnham, and many others.
The BCS pieces named to the list:
“Do Not Look Back, My Lion,” Alix E. Harrow (BCS #270, 1/31/19)
“Adrianna in Pomegranate,” Samantha Mills (BCS #271, 2/14/19)
“Boiled Bones and Black Eggs,” Nghi Vo (BCS #275, 4/11/19)
“A Handful of Sky,” Elly Bangs (BCS #280, 6/20/19)
“Blood, Bone, Seed, Spark,” Aimee Ogden (BCS #271, 2/14/2019)
These alongside many other BCS authors for stories appearing in other fine magazines and anthologies.