New Dimensions 1

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New Dimensions 1
Cover of first edition, 1971
Author edited by Robert Silverberg
Cover artist Nick Aristovulos
Country United States
Language English
Series New Dimensions
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Doubleday Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover, paperback)
Pages 246 pp.
Followed by New Dimensions 2

New Dimensions 1 is an anthology of original science fiction stories edited by Robert Silverberg, published in hardcover by Doubleday Books in 1971 and reprinted in paperback by Avon Books in 1973. While Silverberg had previously compiled several reprint anthologies, New Dimensions 1 was the first anthology of original work he edited. It placed second in the annual Locus Poll for best original anthology.[1]


"Vaster Than Empires and More Slow", "A Special Kind of Morning", and "Sky" were nominated for the Hugo Award. "A Special Kind of Morning" was also nominated for the Nebula Award.[2]


Theodore Sturgeon praised Silverberg's selection of stories, saying "His writers shine in the dark."[3]