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The results of the 2013 Reader’s Poll for Strange Horizons have been announced: Fiction First place: “Selkie Stories are for Losers”, Sofia Samatar Second place: “I Have Placed My Sickness Upon You”, Karin Tidbeck Third place: “Inventory”, Carmen Maria Machado Fourth place: “Ten Cigars”, C. S. E. Cooney Fifth place: “Town’s End”, Yukimi Ogawa Poetry […]
The judges for the 2014 World Fantasy Awards have been empaneled. All forms of fantasy qualify; only living authors and editors are eligible; all books must have a 2013 publication date and all magazines a 2013 cover date. To be considered for awards, all materials must be received by all five judges and the convention […]
The selections for the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) 2014 Reading List have been announced. There were several genre categories included, winners were: Vicious by V.E. Schwab (Tor) in the fantasy category, and Last Days by Adam Nevil (St. Martin’s Griffin) in the horror category, and Love Minus Eighty by Will MacIntosh (Orbit) in […]
The 2013 BSFA Awards shortlist has been announced: Best Novel God’s War, Kameron Hurley (Del Rey) Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (Orbit) Evening’s Empires, Paul McAuley (Gollancz) Ack-Ack Macaque, Gareth L. Powell (Solaris) The Adjacent, Christopher Priest (Gollancz) Best Short Fiction Spin, Nina Allan (TTA Press) “Selkie Stories are for Losers,” Sofia Samatar (Strange Horizons) “Saga’s […]
Brian Trent’s story “A Matter of Shapespace” was voted the 2013 Apex Magazine Story of the year by fans and readers of the magazine. You can read “A Matter of Shapespace” here.
Kate DiCamillo’s Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures (Candlewick) won the 2014 Newbery Medal, given by the Association for Library Service to Children (a division of the American Library Association) for last year’s outstanding American children’s book. The award was announced at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia PA.
The winner of the 2014 Crawford Memorial Award, presented annually by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts for an outstanding first fantasy book, is Sofia Samatar’s A Stranger in Olondria (Small Beer Press). According to award administrator Gary K. Wolfe, the novel won broad support from the nominating committee. The other books included […]
Finalists for the 2013 Kitschies, awarded to “the year’s most progressive, intelligent, and entertaining works of genre literature published in the U.K.” have been announced. Red Tentacle (Novel) Red Doc>, Anne Carson (Jonathan Cape) More Than This, Patrick Ness (Walker) A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki (Canongate) Bleeding Edge, Thomas Pynchon (Jonathan Cape) […]
Geoffrey A. Landis is the winner of the 2014 Robert A. Heinlein Award, given for outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings that inspire the human exploration of space. Winners are chosen by a committee of SF authors chaired by Michael F. Flynn, and receive a plaque, a sterling silver medallion, and two […]
Collection Tenth of December by George Saunders is one of three finalists for the tenth annual Story Prize, honoring “books of short fiction.” Saunders was previously nominated for the prize in 2006, and is the first author to be nominated more than once. The winner will be announced in a ceremony on March 5, 2014 in […]