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Archive for April, 2017

2016 Bram Stoker Awards Winners

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) announced the winners for the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards on April 29, 2017 at a gala held aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach CA during StokerCon 2017. Superior Achievement in a Novel The Fisherman, John Langan (Word Horde) Hard Light, Elizabeth Hand (Minotaur) Mongrels, Stephen Graham Jones (William Morrow) Stranded, Bracken MacLeod (Tor) Disappearance […]

2017 Edgar Awards Winners

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin (Liveright) won the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Critical/ Biographical. Several authors and works of genre interest were on the 2017 Edgar Awards shortlist, including Peter Ackroyd, Ally Condie, Stephen King, Justine Larbalestier, Joyce Carol Oates, and Bram Stoker, among others. Max Allan Collins was made […]

2017 Dragon Awards Voting Open

Voting for the 2017 Dragon Awards is now open. Votes can be cast online and are open to the public. Winners will be honored during the 2017 Dragon Con, happening September 1-4, 2017 in Atlanta GA. Voting closes July 24, 2017.

SFWA VP Hogarth Steps Down

M.C.A. Hogarth has resigned as vice president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). Director at large Erin Hartshorn will serve as vice president until the next election in May of 2018.

2017 Spectrum Awards Winners

The 2017 Spectrum Awards gold and silver medal winners were announced at the Spectrum 24 Awards Ceremony, April 22, 2017, at the Folly Theater in Kansas City MO. Advertising Gold Award: “Hunting”, Bayard Wu Silver Award: “Daredevil”, Greg Ruth “Hell”, Kellan Jett “Carnival of Souls”, Edward Kinsella III “Savages”, Bill Mayer Book Gold Award: “Lamia”, […]

2017 Hugo and Campbell Awards Finalists, Revised

The Hugo Awards ballot entry for best fan artist was revised April 21, 2017 due to nominee Alex Garner being disqualified. He was replaced by Steve Stiles. The revised Hugo Awards Ballot and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer are below, as announced by Worldcon 75, the 75th World Science Fiction Convention, […]

Garner Withdrawn from Hugos

Alex Garner has been removed from the Best Fan Artist category for the 2017 Hugo Awards. In a statement released April 21, 2017, Hugo Awards Administrator Nicholas Whyte said: Alex Garner, who was announced as a finalist in the Best Fan Artist category for the 2017 Hugo Awards on 4 April, has notified the Hugo […]

2017 Chesley Awards Nominees

The 2017 Chesley Awards nominees have been announced: Best Cover Illustration: Hardcover Dan dos Santos for Fables: Cubs in Toyland, Bill Willingham (Vertigo) Todd Lockwood for The Summer Dragon, Todd Lockwood (DAW) Tran Nguyen for Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey (Subterranean) Cliff Nielsen for Lady Midnight, Cassandra Clare (McElderry) David Palumbo for Arcanum Unbounded, Brandon Sanderson […]

2017 Hugo Awards Voting Open

Voting for the 2017 Hugo Awards and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer is now open. Votes can be cast online or by paper ballot. The Hugo administrators “hope to have the Hugo Packet available by May.” Voting will close July 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM PDT.

Philip K. Dick Award Judges Announced

The five judges for next year’s Philip K. Dick Award have been announced. Works of science fiction published as paperback originals in the US during the year 2017 are eligible for the award. Robert Onopa, 1040 Manuawili Loop, Kailua HI 96734-4621 Deborah J. Ross, 14775 Virginia Avenue, Boulder Creek CA 95006-9314 James Stoddard, 67 S. Lakeshore […]

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