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Welcome to the Annual Critters Readers' Poll Voting Page

Critters / Critique.org is once again happy to host the Annual Readers Poll. (Formerly co-hosted by P&E, but they appear to have gone dormant.) Good luck to all entrants!

The Readers' Poll honors print & electronic publications published during . Click here for the official rules.


The poll opens Dec. 24 this year (through Jan. 14).

[Prior years' final tallies are here]

Newest categories: Magical Realism, Positive Future Fiction (novel & short story)

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Note your name and email address will be required to vote to prevent fraud. Entries for each category are listed in alphabetical order. Add a new entry using the row at the bottom. Voters are automatically entered into a drawing for prizes from our sponsors. Please check your vote for accuracy before submitting, as we regret we cannot fix typos! You may report errors here but generally only errors affecting the scores will be dealt with, after the voting ends. [Prior years' final tallies are here]

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Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Story published in 2022...

(Listings are alphabetical)
9 DystopiasMonica LouzonParanoid Tree[link][comments]
A Knife in My DrawerZdravka EvtimovaStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
A Slithy ToveHarris CoverleyStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
A Wereshark’s MemoirJustin T. O’Conor SloaneStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link][comments]
A Word of PowerDavid FarlandGalaxy Press[link]
Accident ProneNick HartlandStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
Blame It On The TreesVonnie Winslow CristJersey Pines Ink[link][comments]
Buscando un LugarDiana CardosoStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
Chasing WhispersEugen BaconRaw Dog Screaming Press[link]

(Listings continue below)

Do You Know Why We Stopped YouDavid Lee ZweiflerThe Dread Machine[link]
Facing RealityYelena CraneFlat Thirdiron[link][comments]
Fire and AmuletHelen HendersonBWL Publishing[link]
Freight ElevatorJerome BerglundStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
It All Happens on the Bridge...Sergio PALUMBOSchlock Magazine[link]
Lady Blackwing Earns Her MaskDevorah FoxMike Byrnes & Assoc., Inc.[link]
Lady Blackwing Gets Her MonikerDevorah FoxMike Byrnes & Assoc., Inc.[link]
No More Rainbow CascadeRebecca E. TreasureStoryteller Series Podcast[link]
Psychic PokerLazarus BlackGalaxy Press[link]
SHARNATHIUMWulf MoonGalaxy's Edge Magazine[link][comments]
Signal MoonKate QuinnAmazon Original Stories[link][comments]
SpeculationAri J OfficerZombies Need Brains LLChttps?://
Starship TalesDavid BarberStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
The Ballad of Crayer Nay'nothAlex AzarShackle Bound Books[link]
The CrierMike NeisStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
The Dreamquest BeastJon Black18thWall Productions[link][comments]
The HornZdravka EvtimovaStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
The HotchkissPierre LawrenceDraft2Digital[link]
The Phantom CarnivalM. Elizabeth TicknorGalaxy Press[link][comments]
The Squid is My BrotherMike Jack Stoumboshttps?://[comments]
The Stolen SantaGabriella BradleyExtasy Books[link]
The Two-Faced Miracle of Justice Father WinSusan RukeyserSimultaneous Times[link][comments]
The Whole World in My HandsHunter LiguoreStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
Three WishesSadie MaskeryStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
Unwinding the ClockBrandon CaseThird Flatiron[link][comments]
War HeroLee GarrattStarship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc.[link]
What Lemons Tasted LikeAndrew NajbergPsychopomp Magazine[link][comments]
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