Chiang, Ted. "Seventy-Two Letters"
Published: In Vanishing Acts (ed. Ellen Datlow), Tor 2000 (0312869622BUY), 2001 (0312869614BUY); Year's Best SF 6 (ed. David G. Hartwell), Avon/Eos 2001 (0061020559BUY); Stories of Your Life and Others, Tor/Forge 2002 (076530418XBUY); and Steampunk (eds. Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer), Tachyon 2008 (1892391759BUY).
Awards: Winner: 2000 Sidewise Award for best short-form alternate history. Nominee: 2001 Hugo for best novella. Nominee: 2001 World Fantasy Award for best novella.