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2017 Edgar Awards Nominations

Several authors and works of genre interest are on the 2017 Edgar Awards shortlist, including Peter Ackroyd, Ally Condie, Shirley Jackson, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, and Bram Stoker, among others. Max Allan Collins has been named a Grand Master. The Edgar Allan Poe Awards, “honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television,” will be […]

Survey to Help Name the Worldcon YA Award

The World Science Fiction Society is asking fans to help name the new Worldcon YA Award “The <blank> Award for Best Young Adult Book,” from a shortlist of six potential names. The names were chosen from 460 different suggestions and 1,138 responses to their initial survey. Anansi Lodestar Ouroboros Spellcaster Tesseract Worldcon The survey will be open […]

2016 SF&F Hall of Fame Inductees

The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) announced the 2016 inductees to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. Eligibility has been expanded “to recognize the genre’s most impactful creations,” and the 2016 inductees are authors Terry Pratchett and Douglas Adams, along with Star Trek  and Blade Runner. In honor of the museum’s 20th anniversary, 20 additional […]

Bradbury Inducted Into California Library Hall of Fame

The Californial Library Association (CLA) inducted Ray Bradbury into the California Library Hall of Fame. The award honors “the historical significance and lifetime achievements of the many librarians, library workers and supporters who have helped promote and improve library services in California.” Bradbury’s feature on the CLA website recognizes his lifelong advocacy for California libraries. […]

2017 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award Finalists

The Libertarian Futurist Society has named the finalists for the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, “given in recognition of a classic work of science fiction or fantasy with libertarian themes”: “Starfog”, Poul Anderson (Analog 8/67) “Coventry”, Robert Heinlein (Astounding 7/40) “As Easy as A.B.C.”, Rudyard Kipling (London 3-4/1912) “Conquest by Default”, Vernor Vinge (Analog 5/68) […]

2017 World Fantasy Awards Judges Announced

The judges for the 2017 World Fantasy Awards have been empaneled. All forms of fantasy qualify. Only living authors and editors are eligible. All books must have a 2016 publication date, and all magazines, a 2016 cover date. The judges will read and consider eligible materials between now and June 1, 2017 (the earlier, the […]

2017 Hugo Awards Nomination Period Open

Nominations are now open for the Hugo Awards and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, to be presented at Worldcon 75, August 9-13, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland. You are eligible to nominate if you have an attending or supporting membership for Worldcon 75, MidAmeriCon II (the 2016 Worldcon), or Worldcon 76 (the […]

HWA Lifetime Achievement Award Committee

HWA President Lisa Morton has appointed Ramsey Campbell, Erinn Kemper, Monica Kuebler, John Little, and Joseph Nassise as members of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Committee. The committee considers recommendations submitted by the Horror Writer Association’s general membership, but is free to choose a recipient who has not been recommended. For more information, including how to […]

2016 Cybils Awards Finalists

Finalists for the 2016 Children’s and Young Adults Bloggers’ Literary Awards (Cybils) were announced on January 1, 2017. Books of genre interest are listed below: Audiobooks Out of Abaton: The Wooden Prince, John Claude Bemis (Oasis) The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog, Adam Gidwitz (Listening Library) When the Sea […]

2017 Writers Guild Awards

The nominees for the Writers Guild of America Awards have been announced. Nominated works include  adaptations of works by Ted Chiang, Stephen King, and Guillermo del Toro, as well as several shows and movies of genre interest. The awards will be presented at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills CA on February 19, 2017. […]

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