“The Ugly Little Boy” is a 1958 science fiction novelette by Isaac Asimov. It is about a small Neanderthal boy who is brought into the future for scientific experimentation and the nurse who takes care of him. Read More
“What’s Expected of Us” is a 2005 science fiction short story by Ted Chiang. It is about a device that predicts when a person will push a button, and the devastating effect it has upon society.
“Mimsy Were the Borogoves” is a 1943 science fiction novelette by Lewis Padgett. It is about two young children who find a box of toys sent back from millions of years in the future, and the strange effect the toys have on their mental development.
“Small Moments in Time” is a 2004 science fiction short story by John G. Hemry. It is about a time traveling man working in turn-of-the-century Kansas, and the horrible secret he discovers there.
“The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate” is a short story by Ted Chiang that has been nominated for the 2008 Hugo Award for Best Novelette. It is about a fabric merchant in ancient Baghdad who discovers a time portal.
“Riding the Giganotosaur” is a 1999 science fiction short story by Michael Swanwick. It is about a man who has his brain grafted onto a dinosaur’s, and then runs free and wild in the unspoiled Cretaceous period.
“The Real World” is a 2000 science fiction short story by Steven Utley. It is about a scientist who has the distinguished honor of being the first person to travel back in time using a recently discovered time funnel. The question is: did he come back to the same world he left?
Scherzo with Tyrannosaur
by Michael Swanwick
• Page count: 13
“Scherzo with Tyrannosaur” is an award winning 1999 science fiction short story by Michael Swanwick.
It is about the director of a dinosaur research center who holds a time-line-polluting fund raiser.
1016 to 1
by James Patrick Kelly
• Page count: 16
“1016 to 1″ is an award winning 1999 science fiction novelette by James Patrick Kelly. It is about an American boy who meets a time traveler from the future during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.
by Elizabeth Malartre
• Word count: 4469
• Page count: 12
Darwin’s Suitcase is a science fiction short story about the effects of time travel to a pivotal point in history. It follows a woman living in a religiously controlled world who uses a temporal viewer to watch a scene in the life of the famous naturalist Charles Darwin. As events unfold she discovers that Darwin holds a conversation with a most unusual and determined visitor. Read More