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Hugo Nominations open for 2019.

January 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hugo Nominations open for 2019.

The nominating period has begun for the 2019 Hugo Awards and 1944 Retro Hugo Awards to be presented at the Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon. Worldcon members are encouraged to nominate up to five works/individuals that they believe are worthy of a Hugo in each category. The six most popular nominees in each category will appear […]

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Special Hugo category for Best Art Book introduced.

December 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Special Hugo category for Best Art Book introduced.

Dublin 2019, the 77th World Science Fiction Convention, taking place in Dublin Ireland in August 2019, has told us that a special Hugo category for Best Art Book will be included in the 2019 Hugo Awards, and the Retrospective Hugo Awards for 1944. The Hugo Awards are awards in the field of science fiction and […]

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Sunburst Award Society announces winners of The Seventh Annual Copper Cylinder Award (awards – Canada).

October 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Sunburst Award Society announces winners of The Seventh Annual Copper Cylinder Award (awards – Canada).

The Sunburst Award Society has announced the winners of the seventh annual Copper Cylinder Award. The Copper Cylinder Award is an annual award for Canadian literature of the fantastic, selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society for books published during the previous year. It derives its name from what is considered the first Canadian […]

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The Sunburst Award Society announces winners of The 2018 Sunburst (awards – Canada).

October 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Sunburst Award Society announces winners of The 2018 Sunburst (awards – Canada).

The Sunburst Award Committee has announced the winners of the 2018 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in Adult, Young Adult, and Short Story categories. Adult Award The winner of the 2018 Sunburst Award for Adult Fiction is The Bone Mother by David Demchuk,  [Chizine Publications] The Sunburst Jury commented: David Demchuk’s […]

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Parsec Awards 2018: sounds real good …

October 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Parsec Awards 2018: sounds real good …

Gareth Jones, writer extraordinaire for SFcrowsnest for many a long year, has a story ‘The Long Afternoon of Sir Rupert Moncrief’ out which is in contention for the Parsec Awards’ Best Speculative Fiction Story: Small Cast (Short Form) category. Mur Lafferty, Michael R. Mennenga & Tracy Hickman founded The Parsec Awards in 2006 to promote […]

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2018 Hugo Winners arrive via WorldCon 76.

August 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
2018 Hugo Winners arrive via WorldCon 76.

The winners of the 2018 Hugo Awards have beamed in via the 76th World Science Fiction Convention. Only 2,828 votes were cast this year. Best Novel The Stone Sky, by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit). Best Novelette The Secret Life of Bots, by Suzanne Palmer (Clarkesworld, September 2017). Best Novella All Systems Red, by Martha Wells (Tor.com […]

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The Shortlists For The 2018 Sunburst Award For Excellence In Canadian Literature.

July 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Shortlists For The 2018 Sunburst Award For Excellence In Canadian Literature.

ANNOUNCING THE SHORTLISTS FOR THE 2018 SUNBURST AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CANADIAN LITERATURE OF THE FANTASTIC TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 30, 2018) The Sunburst Award Committee is pleased to announce the shortlists for the 2018 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Adult Omar El Akkad, American War [Penguin Random House] Set in a dystopic […]

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Anne Charnock wins Arthur C. Clarke Award for Amazon’s 47North.

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Anne Charnock wins Arthur C. Clarke Award for Amazon’s 47North.

The SF novel Dreams Before the Start of Time by Anne Charnock (published by Amazon’s 47North imprint) is the 32nd winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, one of the main UK prizes for science fiction literature. The winner was announced Wednesday 18th July at a ceremony held at the Foyles flagship bookshop on Charing […]

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Because Canadians have science fiction awards, too (Sunburst long-list 2018).

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Because Canadians have science fiction awards, too (Sunburst long-list 2018).

When the Canadian’s leader isn’t winding up Trumpy Trump and cheating the USA in their trade deals, their fair country also produce excellent science fiction works. To prove it, here’s the 2018 long-list for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Below are the long-listed works: Adult Fiction Janie Chang, Dragon […]

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Arthur C. Clarke Award nominees announced for 2018.

May 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Arthur C. Clarke Award nominees announced for 2018.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature have just announced their 32nd annual shortlist for 2018, which include: Sea of Rust — C. Robert Cargill (Gollancz). Dreams Before the Start of Time — Anne Charnock (47North). American War — Omar El Akkad (Picador). Spaceman of Bohemia — Jaroslav Kalfař (Sceptre). Gather the Daughters — Jennie Melamed (Tinder Press). Borne — Jeff VanderMeer (4th Estate). Award […]

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