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More 2017 Audie Awards Finalists

The Audio Publishers Association has announced finalists for the 2017 Audie Awards, recognizing excellence in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. These are in addition to the finalists announced in February. Audie finalists of genre interest include: Audiobook of the Year The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead, read by Bahni Turpin (Penguin Random House) Excellence in Design […]

Australian Shadows Awards Finalists

The shortlists for the 2016 Australian Shadows Awards were announced March 16, 2017. The award is given by the Australian Horror Writers Association (AHWA) and “celebrates the finest in horror and dark fiction published by an Australian or New Zealander.” Best Short Fiction “D Is for Death”, Pete Aldin (C is for Chimera) “Midnight in […]

Fiscus Wins SFWA Award

Jim Fiscus has been awarded the 2017 Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. Service to SFWA Award for “his outstanding work on behalf of the organization.” Fiscus has been involved with the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America since he began volunteering in 1990. The award will be presented during SFWA’s 51st Annual Nebula Conference, May 18-21, […]

2016 This Is Horror Awards Winners

Winners of the This Is Horror Awards 2016 were announced March 20, 2017. Winners were chosen by open vote through the This Is Horror website. Novel of the Year Winner: The Fisherman, John Langan (Word Horde) Runner-up: Mongrels, Stephen Graham Jones (Morrow) Experimental Film, Gemma Files (ChiZine) Stranded, Bracken MacLeod (Tor) Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, […]

2017 Baen Memorial Contest Winner

Baen Books has announced the winner of the 2017 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award: Grand Prize: “Feldspar”, Philip A. Kramer First runner-up: “Bullet Catch”, Stephen Lawson Second runner-up: “An Economy of Air”, M.T. Reiten Other finalists include: Stewart C. Baker S.B. Divya Susan Forest C. Stuart Hardwick Bart Kemper Harry Lang Angus McIntyre The […]

2017 Carnegie and Greenaway Medal Shortlists

The shortlists for the Carnegie Medal for best children’s book and the Kate Greenaway Medal for best illustrations in a children’s book were announced March 16, 2017. Titles of genre interest follow. Carnegie Medal Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth, Frank Cottrell Boyce (Pan Macmillan) Beck, Mal Peet & Meg Rosoff (Walker) Railhead, Philip Reeve (Oxford University Press) Greenaway […]

HWA Lifetime Achievement Awards

Dennis Etchison and Thomas F. Monteleone will be awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Horror Writers Association (HWA). The Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually to “individuals whose work has substantially influenced the horror and dark fantasy genres.” The awards will be presented during StokerCon 2017, held aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach CA, […]

Weimer Wins 2017 DUFF Fund

Paul Weimer has won the Down Under Fan Fund (DUFF). The 2017 fund is intended to send fans from North America to attend Continuum 13, the 56th Australian National Science Fiction Convention, to be held at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne on June 9-12, 2017. DUFF is open to anyone who has been active in […]

29th Annual Lambda Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Foundation announced finalists for the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (the “Lammys”), celebrating excellence in LGBTQ literature in a wide variety of categories. Nominees of genre interest follow. LGBTQ SF/F/Horror The Devourers, Indra Das (Del Rey) Lily, Michael Thomas Ford (Lethe) Will Do Magic for Small Change, Andrea Hairston (Aqueduct) All Good Children, Dayna Ingram (Lethe) […]

McLemore Wins 2016 Tiptree Award

Anna-Marie McLemore’s novel When the Moon Was Ours (Dunne) won the 2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, given annually to works of science fiction or fantasy that explore and expand gender roles. McLemore will receive $1,000, original artwork created to honor the novel, and chocolate. McLemore will be honored at a ceremony during WisCon, May 26-29, […]

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