Upgrade to a better browser, please.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books

Mother Tongues

Added By: valashain
Last Updated: valashain

Mother Tongues

Purchase this book through Purchase this book from Purchase this book from
Author: S. Qiouyi Lu
Publisher: Clarkesworld Magazine, 2019
Asimov's Science Fiction, 2018

This book does not appear to be part of a series. If this is incorrect, and you know the name of the series to which it belongs, please let us know.

Submit Series Details

Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Near-Future
Soft SF
Avg Member Rating:
(3 reads / 2 ratings)


This short story originally appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, January-February 2018, and was reprinted in Clarkesworld, Issue 149, February 2019. The story is included in the anthologies The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year: Volume Thirteen (2019), edited by Jonathan Strahan, and The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Four (2019), edited by Neil Clarke.

Read the full story for free at Clarkesworld.


Mother Tongues

- thegooddoctor


No alternate cover images currently exist for this novel.