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Smale and Swedin Win Sidewise Awards

Winners of the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History were announced on Thursday August 18, 2011 at Renovation. Winners are highlighted.

Short Form:

  • “A Clash of Eagles,” Alan Smale (Panverse Two)
  • Mammoths of the Great Plains, Eleanor Arnason (PM Press)
  • “Alter Kameraden,” Barry B. Longyear (Asimov’s 4-5/10)
  • “Sidewinders,” Ken MacLeod (The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories)
  • “Goin’ Down to Anglotown”, William F. Wu (The Dragon and the Stars)

Long Form

  • When Angels Wept, Eric G. Swedin (Potomac)
  • Columbia & Britannia, Adam Chamberlain & Brian A. Dixon, eds. (Fourth Horseman)
  • Red Inferno: 1945, Robert Conroy (Ballantine)
  • Pinion, Jay Lake (Tor)

Both winners were present to receive their awards.


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