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33rd Arthur C. Clarke Awards … get short(y) list.

May 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
33rd Arthur C. Clarke Awards … get short(y) list.

The shortlist for the 33rd Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature has appeared in Crowsnest Towers like a dark brooding alien monolith. Here’s the final novels in the running … Semiosis  – Sue Burke (HarperVoyager). Revenant Gun – Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris). Frankenstein in Baghdad  -  Ahmed Saadawi (Oneworld). The Electric State – Simon Stålenhag […]

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Hugo finalists here for Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon.

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hugo finalists here for Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon.

The finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards, the World Science Fiction Society Award for Best Young Adult Book, and the 1944 Retrospective Hugo Awards were announced on the 2nd April 2019 in a live webcast. 2019 HUGO AWARD FINALISTS Best Novel The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor). Record of a Spaceborn Few, by […]

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2018 Nebula Award finalists drop out of warp.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
2018 Nebula Award finalists drop out of warp.

The nominees are in for for the 54th annual Nebula Awards, including the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book, and for the first time, the Nebula Award for Game Writing. The awards will be presented in Woodland Hills, CA at the […]

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Shortlist for British Science Fiction Association 2018’s titles lands.

February 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Shortlist for British Science Fiction Association 2018’s titles lands.

The British Science Fiction Association has released the shortlist for their BSFA Awards for works published in 2018. The awards will be presented on Saturday 20th April 2019 at Ytterbium, the 70th Eastercon, which this year is taking place at The Park Inn Heathrow, London, from 19-22nd April 2019. The host for the ceremony will […]

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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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