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2016 British Fantasy Awards Winners

The British Fantasy Society announced the British Fantasy Awards Winners on September 25, 2016 during an awards ceremony at FantasyCon 2016 at the Grand and Royal Hotels in Scarborough, England. The winners are: Best Fantasy Novel (the Robert Holdstock Award) Uprooted, Naomi Novik (Macmillan) Half a War, Joe Abercrombie (Harper Voyager) Sorcerer to the Crown, Zen Cho […]

2016 National Book Award Finalists

The longlists for the National Book Awards have been announced, with two titles of genre interest in the Fiction category: Sweet Lamb of Heaven, Lydia Millet (Norton) The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead (Doubleday) Winners will be announced November 16, 2016 at a ceremony in New York. For more, including complete lists of finalists, see the […]

2016 Sunburst Awards Winners

Winners for the 2016 Sunburst Awards honoring “Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic” have been announced: Adult: Experimental Film, Gemma Files (Chizine) The Little Washer of Sorrows, Katherine Fawcett (Thistledown) Signal to Noise, Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Solaris) Daydreams of Angels, Heather O’Neill (HarperCollins Canada) The Affinities, Robert Charles Wilson (Tor) Young Adult: An Inheritance of Ashes, […]

2017 Nebula Awards Venue Announced

Registration for the 2017 SFWA Nebula Awards Conference is now open. The event will take place at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh PA, May 18-21, 2017. The banquet and award ceremony are scheduled for the evening of Saturday May 20, 2017. For registration, see the Eventbrite website. For more information on the Nebula Awards, […]

2016 Parsec Awards Winners

Winners for the 2016 Parsec Awards, honoring excellence in speculative fiction podcasting, were announced September 4, 2016 at Dragon Con in Atlanta GA. Best Speculative Fiction Audio Drama (Long Form) Uncanny County, Todd Faulkner & Alison Crane Best Speculative Fiction Audio Drama (Short Form) “Balance of Darkness”, David A. Mackenzie (The Galaxy Quest Restoration Project) Best […]

2016 Dragon Awards Winners

Winners of the inaugural Dragon Awards were announced at Dragon Con, held September 2-5, 2016 in Atlanta GA. Best Science Fiction Novel Somewhither: A Tale of the Unwithering Realm, John C. Wright (Castalia House) The Life Engineered, J-F. Dubeau (Sword & Laser) Raising Caine, Charles E. Gannon (Baen) Ancillary Mercy, Ann Leckie (Orbit) Agent of […]

Valente Wins Eugie Award

“The Long Goodnight of Violet Wild” by Catherynne M. Valente (Clarkesworld 1/15, 3/15) won the inaugural Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction (the Eugie Award), which “honors stories that are irreplaceable, that inspire, enlighten, and entertain.” The announcement was made at Dragon Con, held September 2-5, 2016 in Atlanta GA. The award celebrates “the […]

Inaugural Nommo Awards

The African Speculative Fiction Society, a new professional organization for African science fiction and fantasy, will formally announce the creation of the Nommo Awards at the Aké Festival, to be held November 15-19, 2016 at the Arts and Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, Nigeria. A prize of $3,000 will be shared among the winners of four categories: […]

Children of Time Wins Clarke Award

The winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel published in 2015 has been announced: Children of Time, Adrian Tchaikovsky (Tor) The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, Becky Chambers (Hodder & Stoughton) Europe at Midnight, Dave Hutchinson (Solaris) The Book of Phoenix, Nnedi Okorafor (Hodder & Stoughton) Arcadia, Iain […]

2016 Campbell and Sturgeon Awards Winners

Radiomen by Eleanor Lerman (The Permanent Press) is this year’s John W. Campbell Memorial Award winner for the best science fiction novel published in 2015, and Kelly Link’s “The Game of Smash and Recovery” (Strange Horizons 10/17/15) is the winner of the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for the best short fiction of 2015. Going Dark by Linda Nagata (Mythic […]

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