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WSFA Small Press Award Winner

The winner of the 2015 Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award for Short Fiction was announced October 10, 2015 at Capclave: “Jackalope Wives”, Ursula Vernon (Apex Magazine 1/14) “The Lesser Evil”, Day Al-Mohamed (Sword & Laser) “The Magician and Laplace’s Demon”, Tom Crosshill (Clarkesworld 12/14) “Vanilla”, Dirk Flinthart (Kaleidoscope) “Careful Magic”, Karen Healey (Kaleidoscope) […]

2015 Geffen Awards Winners

The 2015 Geffen Awards winners have been announced. The awards are presented by the Israeli Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy. Best Translated Science Fiction Book The Martian, Andy Weir, translated by Didi Chanoch (Armchair) Best Translated Fantasy Book The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman, translated by Didi Chanoch (Armchair) Best Translated YA Book […]

Fowler on Warwick Award Shortlist

Karen Joy Fowler’s We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (Serpent’s Tail) is one of six finalists for the 2015 Warwick Prize for Writing. Founded in 2009 and run by the University of Warwick, the biennial literary award is a “uniquely international and cross-disciplinary award, open to any genre or form of writing.” This year’s theme was […]

2015 Sunburst Awards Winners

The winners of the 2015 Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic have been announced: Adult: The Back of the Turtle, Thomas King (HarperCollins) The Troop, Nick Cutter (Pocket) Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel (Picador) My Real Children, Jo Walton (Tor; Corsair) Will Starling, Ian Weir (Goose Lane) Adult Honorable Mentions: The […]

2015 Copper Cylinder Awards

The Sunburst Award Society has announced the winners of the fourth annual Copper Cylinder Awards. The Adult Award winner is The Back of the Turtle by Thomas King (HarperCollins Canada). The Young Adult Award winner is The Door in the Mountain by Caitlin Sweet (ChiZine). Copper Cylinder awards winners are selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society for books […]

2015 Dwarf Stars and Elgin Award Winners

The Science Fiction Poetry Association has announced the 2015 Dwarf Stars and Elgin Awards winners. The Dwarf Stars Award is given by the SFPA to recognize the best speculative poem of 1-10 lines, published in the previous year. Winners will have their work reprinted in the 2015 Dwarf Stars Anthology. The first place winner receives […]

2015 Canopus Awards Finalists

Finalists for the inaugural 100 Year Starship (100YSS) Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Writing have been announced. Canopus consists of both award and contest categories, and recognizes works “with a primary component of interstellar exploration or travel.” Previously Published Long-Form Fiction (40,000 words or more) The Creative Fire, Brenda Cooper (Pyr) Other Systems, Elizabeth […]

NBA Longlist for YA Lit

The ten-title longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature has been announced, and includes the following works of genre interest: Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dimitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by MT Anderson (Candlewick), Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson (Greenwillow/HarperCollins Children’s), Bone Gap by Laura Ruby (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins Children’s), Challenger […]

Robinson and Jackson Win Forry Award

The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) has selected Spider Robinson and Charles Lee Jackson II as this year’s recipients of the Forry Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Science Fiction. The award, named for Forrest J Ackerman, has been presented annually since 1966. Past winners include Ray Bradbury, Andre Norton, Roger Zelazny, and […]

King Wins National Medal of Arts

Stephen King is one of the ten recipients of the 2015 National Medal of Arts, “the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the United States government.” President Obama will present the award on September 10, 2015 in the East Room of the White House. The White House announcement reads, in part, “One of the most […]

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