Archive for 'Awards'
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”, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Donna Maree Hanson (Australia) has won the 2017 Get Up-and-over Fan Fund (GUFF). The 2017 fund will send Hanson to Worldcon 75 in Helsinki, Finland. Other candidates on the ballot were Sam Hawke, Belle McQuattie, and Alexandra Pierce. GUFF is open to anyone who has been active in science fiction fandom before the start of […]
The 2017 David Gemmell Awards shortlists have been announced: The Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel Wrath, John Gwynne (Tor) Nevernight, Jay Kristoff (Harper Voyager) The Wheel of Osheim, Mark Lawrence (Harper Voyager) The Bands of Mourning, Brandon Sanderson (Gollancz) Warbeast, Gav Thorpe (Black Library) The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer Infernal, Mark […]
The shortlists for the 2017 Best Translated Book Awards (BTBA) in fiction and poetry were announced April 18, 2017. The fiction category includes Wicked Weeds by Pedro Cabiya, translated by Jessica Powell (Mandel Vilar). Founded in 2008 by Three Percent at the University of Rochester, the BTBA offers a $5,000 cash prize to each winning author […]
Finalists for the 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Award have been announced by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand (SFFANZ). Winners will be selected by members of SFFANZ and LexiCon 2017, and honored at the convention, June 2-4, 2017 at the Suncourt Hotel Taupō, New Zealand. Best Novel Innocents, Sarah Fayermann (FeedARead) Den […]