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2012 Kitschies Winners

Winners for the 2012 Kitschies, awarded to “the year’s most progressive, intelligent, and entertaining works of genre literature published in the UK,” were announced last night at a ceremony held at the Free World Centre in Farringdon, London.

Red Tentacle (Novel)

Golden Tentacle(Debut Novel)

Inky Tentacle (Cover Art)

  • Dave Shelton for his own A Boy and a Bear in a Boat (David Fickling)
  • La Boca for Ned Beauman’s The Teleportation Accident (Sceptre)
  • Oliver Jeffers for John Boyne’s The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket (Doubleday)
  • Tom Gauld for Matthew Hughes’s Costume Not Included (Angry Robot)
  • Peter Mendelsund for Ben Marcus’s Flame Alphabet (Granta)

There was also a discretionary prize for outstanding contribution to the conversation surrounding genre literature, The Black Tentacle, which was awarded to The World SF Blog.

The winner of the Red Tentacle received £1,000, and winners of the Golden Tentacle and Inky Tentacle won £500 each. All finalists received a hand-crafted trophy and a bottle of rum from award sponsor The Kraken Rum.

Finalists were chosen from over 200 submissions sent by over 40 publishers/imprints. Fiction winners were selected by judges Rebecca Levene, Patrick Ness, and Jared Shurin. Judges for the art award are Gary Northfield, Lauren O’Farrell, and Ed Warren.

For more: www.thekitschies.com.


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