The British Science Fiction Association has just announced the shortlist of nominees for their BSFA Awards for work published in 2020.
And the lucky nominees are…
- Iain Clarke, Shipbuilding Over the Clyde, Art for Glasgow in 2024 WorldCon bid.
- Fangorn, Covers of Robot Dreams series.
- Ruby Gloom, Cover of Nikhil Singh’s Club Ded, Luna Press Publishing.
- Sinjin Li, Cover of Eli Lee’s, A Strange and Brilliant Light, Jo Fletcher Books.
- Nani Walker, Four Black Lives Matter Murals in AR. Using drone photogrammetry, Nani Sahra Walker produced 3-D models of four Black Lives Matter murals as memorials to George Floyd,
- Breonna Taylor and others killed by police. Published by the Los Angeles Times in collaboration with RYOT and reported by Dorany Pineda.
Best Short Fiction (under 40,000 words)
- Eugen M. Bacon, Ivory’s Story, Newcon Press.
- Anne Charnock, ‘All I Asked For’, Fictions, Healthcare and Care Re-Imagined. Edited by Keith Brookes, at Future Care Capital.
- Dilman Dila, ‘Red_Bati’, Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction From Africa and the African Diaspora, AURELIA LEO. Edited by Zelda Knight and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki.
- Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, ‘Ife-Iyoku, the Tale of Imadeyunuagbon’, Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction From Africa and the African Diaspora, AURELIA LEO. Edited by Zelda Knight and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki.
- Ida Keogh, ‘Infinite Tea in the Demara Cafe’, Londoncentric, Newcon Press. Edited by Ian Whates.
- Tobi Ogundiran, ‘Isn’t Your Daughter Such a Doll’, Shoreline of Infinity.
- Francesca T Barbini (ed.), Ties That Bind: Love in Science Fiction and Fantasy, Luna Press.
- Paul Kincaid, The Unstable Realities of Christopher Priest, Gylphi Press.
- Andrew Milner and J.R. Burgmann, Science Fiction and Climate Change, Liverpool University Press.’
- Adam Roberts, It’s the End of the World: But What Are We Really Afraid Of?, Elliot & Thompson.
- Jo Lindsay Walton, ‘Estranged Entrepreneurs’, Foundation: the International Review of Science Fiction.
- Jo Walton, ‘Books in Which No Bad Things Happen’, Tor.com.
Please note that the two non-fiction nominees with similar names, Jo Walton and Jo Lindsay Walton, are two different people.
- Tiffani Angus, Threading the Labyrinth, Unsung Stories.
- Susanna Clarke, Piranesi, Bloomsbury.
- M. John Harrison, The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again, Gollancz.
- N.K. Jemisin, The City We Became, Orbit.
- Gareth L. Powell, Light of Impossible Stars, Titan Books.
- Kim Stanley Robinson, The Ministry for the Future, Orbit.
- Nikhil Singh, Club Ded, Luna Press.
- Adrian Tchaikovsky, The Doors of Eden, Tor.
- Liz Williams, Comet Weather, Newcon Press.
- Nick Wood, Water Must Fall, Newcon Press.