06-21-2011, 09:09 PM

This is the thread for first-round voting in the Reader Poll for which story to add to The Best of BCS, Year Two anthology.

(Voting is in two rounds–this first round where you can vote for five stories out of all 33 eligible stories, and a second round run-off between the five stories that get the most first-round votes.)

To vote: Post a comment in this thread, listing your favorite five stories. First-round voting has closed.

Second-round voting is now open as a poll question on the BCS Facebook page. Vote there for your favorite of the six finalist stories from the first round. Second-round voting has closed.

Voting for the second round ends Wed. July 20 at midnight Pacific Time. Here are the full rules.

Eligible Stories:

Ian McHugh, Songdogs
Sara M. Harvey, Six Seeds
Sarah L. Edwards, The Woman and the Mountain
Sarah L. Edwards, As the Prairie Grasses Sing
Stephen Case, The Silver Khan

Dru Pagliassotti, The Manufactory
Jennifer Greylyn, The Book Thief
Tina Connolly, Child of Sunlight, Woman of Blood
S.A. Bolich, Kraken’s Honor
Kenneth Mark Hoover, High Moon

Erin A. Tidwell, My Sister’s Soul
B. Gordon, On the Transmontane Run with the Aerial Mail Express
A.C. Smart, Bellwether
Garth Upshaw, Gizzard Stones
Garth Upshaw, Two by Zero

Paul Daly, Shatterach Gates
Rodello Santos, To Slay with a Thousand Kisses
Catherine Mintz, A Skirt of Many Colors
Kathryn Allen, Pale
Richard Parks, Sanji’s Demon

Alys Sterling, In Memoriam
Nancy Fulda, Knowing Neither Kin Nor Foe
Tom Crosshill, Waiting for Number Five
Michael J. DeLuca, The Circus of King Minos’ Masque
Adam Heine, Pawn’s Gambit

Adam Corbin Fusco, The Jewels of Montforte
Matthew Bey, The Secret of Pogopolis
Vylar Kaftan, Prashkina’s Fire
Dean Wells, The Shades of Morgana
Rachael Acks, The Book of Autumn

Liz Coleman, Winecask Bellies and Owl Wings
E. Catherine Tobler, The Swallow and the Sea
Therese Arkenberg, Invitation of the Queen

(Stories that aren’t listed are either already in the anthology or are by an author who has another story in the anthology.)

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