World's Best Science Fiction: 1965

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World's Best Science Fiction: 1965
Worlds Best Science Fiction 1965 cover.jpg
Cover of first edition, 1965
Author edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
Country United States
Language English
Series World's Best Science Fiction
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Ace Books
Publication date
1965
Media type Print (paperback)
Pages 288 pp.
Followed by World's Best Science Fiction: 1966

World's Best Science Fiction: 1965 is an anthology of science fiction short stories edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr, the first volume in a series of seven. It was first published in paperback by Ace Books in 1965. It was reprinted by the same publisher in 1970 under the alternate title World's Best Science Fiction: First Series.

The book collects seventeen novelettes and short stories by various science fiction authors, with an introduction by the editors. Most of the stories were previously published in 1964 in the magazines The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Galaxy Magazine, Analog Science Fact -> Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, New Worlds SF, and If, and the collection Vampires, Ltd.; one or two others were published for the first time in the collection.

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