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The 2013 John W. Campbell Memorial Award finalists have been named: Lexicon, Max Barry (Penguin) Proxima, Stephen Baxter (Gollancz) The Circle, Dave Eggers (Knopf) We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler (Marian Wood/Putnam) Hild, Nicola Griffith (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) The Cusanus Game, Wolfgang Jeschke (Tor) Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (Orbit) The Disestablishment […]
The 2013 Analog AnLab Awards and the Asimov’s Readers’ Awards were presented at a breakfast celebration during the Nebula Awards Weekend, May 16 – 18, 2014 in San Jose CA. The Analog AnLab Awards winners are: Best Novella “The Chaplain’s Legacy”, Brad R. Torgersen (7-8/13) Best Novelette “Buddha Nature”, Amy Thomson (1-2/13) Best Short Story “The […]
Frank M. Robinson was slated to receive the Special Honoree award during the Nebula Awards banquet, held May 16-18, 2014 in San Jose CA at the Nebula Awards Weekend. However, “due to a combination of unintentional missteps” the Special Honoree award was not included on the ceremony list. SFWA president Steven Gould has posted an […]
Countdown City by Ben Winters (Quirk) is the winner of the 2013 Philip K. Dick Award, announced on Friday, April 18, 2014, at Norwescon 37 in SeaTac WA. Self-Reference Engine by Toh EnJoe, translated by Terry Gallagher (Haikasoru) received a special citation. The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for […]
British editor and author Andy Robertson, 58, died April 17, 2014, after suffering a heart attack and a stroke in the hospital. Andy W. Robertson was born November 30, 1955. He was involved with the development of Interzone early on, serving as assistant editor and contributing numerous reviews and interviews. He was one of the […]
The online version of this year’s Locus Poll & Survey ballot, for works and contributions published in 2013, is now online — Locus Poll & Survey Ballot. Deadline for voting in April 15, 2014.
This Recommended Reading List, published in Locus Magazine’s February 2014 issue, is a consensus by Locus editors and reviewers – Liza Groen Trombi, Gary K. Wolfe, Faren Miller, Jonathan Strahan, Russell Letson, Graham Sleight, Adrienne Martini, Carolyn Cushman, Tim Pratt, Karen Burnham, Gardner Dozois, Rich Horton, Paul Di Filippo, and others — with inputs from […]
A group of science fiction fans have launched a Indiegogo fundraiser to create a “preview room” for a new museum of science fiction planned in Washington DC. The space will include an exhibit of 20 paintings from the Howard and Jane Frank art collection, as well as props from popular SF TV and movies, such as […]
Robert A. Heinlein is one of the ten candidates included in an internet poll to choose inductees for the Missouri Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame members are honored with a bust in the Missouri Capitol. The poll, run by the Missouri State House, can be found here.
The 2013 WFC convention committee announced that artist guest of honor, Alan Lee, would not be in attendance at this year’s World Fantasy Convention in Brighton, England. Lee’s absence is due to his work on the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug. The convention committee included the following statement from Lee: “Now that the […]