Archive for 'Awards'
The Baltimore Science Fiction Society has announced the finalists for the 2014 Compton Crook/Stephen Tall Award: Glyphbinder, T. Eric Bakutis (McBryde) In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods, Matt Bell (Soho) The Enchanted Skean, Vonnie Winslow Crist (Mockingbird Lane) City of a Thousand Dolls, Miriam Forster (HarperTeen) Fire with Fire, Charles E. Gannon […]
The American Academy of Arts and letters has announced the winners of the 2014 Awards for Literature. Winners of genre interest include George Green, recipient of one of eight Arts and Letters Awards in Literature, which includes a $7,500 grant, honoring exceptional accomplishment in any genre; Sarah Hall, winner of the E.M. Forster Award, a […]
The Lambda Literary Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, celebrating excellence in LGBT literature in a wide variety of categories, including SF: SF/Fantasy/Horror Dust Devil on a Quiet Street, Richard Bowes (Lethe) Light, Nathan Burgoine (Bold Strokes Books) Dragon Slayer, Isabella Carter (Less Than Three) Hell’s Belle, Marie Castle (Bella) Invisible Soft Return :\, Roberta […]
British author Jim Crace is one of eight winners of the second annual Windham Campbell Prize. Each winner receives a no-strings-attached grant of $150,000. The prize was established “to call attention to literary achievement and provide writers with the opportunity to focus on their work independent of financial concerns.” The prize is administered by Yale […]
George Saunders’s collection Tenth of December (Random House) was named the winner of the tenth annual Story Prize, awarded at a ceremony on March 5, 2014 in New York. The award, which honors books of short fiction, includes a $20,000 prize, while the two other nominees each receive $5,000. Saunders was previously nominated for the prize in 2006, and […]
Karen Joy Fowler’s We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (Putnam) is one of five finalists for the prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award. The winner will be announced April 2, 2014 and, and honored at the 34th annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Dinner, to be held May 10, 2014 at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC.
The 2014 Spectrum Awards finalists were announced on March 4, 2014. Advertising “Little Monsters”, Anita Kunz “A Tiger Beer Chinese New Year”, Victo Ngai “Hiversaires”, Gabriel Verdon “The Criterion Collection Lord of the Flies”, Kent Williams “Go Into the Gate”, Shu Yan Book “The End of the Road”, Nicolas Delort “Little Sambha and the Tiger […]
The longlists for the 2014 David Gemmell Awards for fantasy have been announced in three categories: the Legend Award for best fantasy novel, the Morningstar Award for best fantasy debut, and the Ravenheart Award for best fantasy cover art. The longlists are based on titles nominated by publishers. Voting to choose the shortlist in each […]
Stephen Jones and R.L. Stine will be awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Horror Writers Association. The awards will be presented at the World Horror Convention in Portland OR on May 10, 2014. For more information, see the HWA announcement.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced the nominees for the 2013 Nebula Awards (presented 2014), the nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. Novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler […]