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Sunburst Awards 2020 short list (award news).

July 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sunburst Awards 2020 short list (award news).

The Sunburst Award Committee has announced their shortlist for the 2020 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. ADULT FICTION: Scott R. Jones, Shout Kill Revel Repeat [Trepidatio Publishing]. In Scott R. Jones’ masterful collection, Shout Kill Revel Repeat, the reader is made to feel like the lone survivor of a shipwreck plunged into […]

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34th Arthur C. Clarke Award short-list arrives (news).

June 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
34th Arthur C. Clarke Award short-list arrives (news).

The shortlist for the 34th Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature has arrived … The City in the Middle of the Night  – Charlie Jane Anders (Titan). The Light Brigade – Kameron Hurley (Angry Robot). A Memory Called Empire – Arkady Martine (Tor). The Old Drift – Namwali Serpell (Hogarth). Cage of Souls […]

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Nebula Award winners 2020: BBC cancel awards video on YouTube (awards news).

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Nebula Award winners 2020: BBC cancel awards video on YouTube (awards news).

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has released the winners of their 55th Nebula Awards. This is normally where we would link to the ceremony proceedings on YouTube, but sadly the fuckwits at the BBC decided that the Nebula Awards awarding Good Omens the Best TV gong was worthy of a copyright strike, […]

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British Science Fiction Association award winners 2020 (news).

May 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
British Science Fiction Association award winners 2020 (news).

Looks like some fine winners among the latest BSFA awards – including Juliet E McKenna – The Green Man’s Foe (Wizard’s Tower Press); Emma Newman – Atlas Alone (Gollancz); Gareth L Powell – Fleet of Knives (Titan Books); Adrian Tchaikovsky – Children of Ruin (Tor); Tade Thompson – The Rosewater Insurrection (Orbit).

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Finalists in for the 2020 Hugo Awards, Lodestar and Astounding Awards (news).

April 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Finalists in for the 2020 Hugo Awards, Lodestar and Astounding Awards (news).

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, has announced its finalists for the 2020 Hugo Awards, Lodestar and Astounding Awards and the 1945 Retro Hugo Awards. “Congratulations to all those announced today. Being a finalist for a Hugo Award signifies the high esteem in which the fan community holds your work. Getting to this stage […]

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Kiwi artists design Hugo Award bases (awards news).

April 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Kiwi artists design Hugo Award bases (awards news).

CoNZealand, the 78th Worldcon host, has announced the two New Zealand artists selected to create the bases for the 2020 Hugo Awards and the 1945 Retro Hugos. The Hugo Awards are a highlight of every Worldcon, recognising the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements from the previous year. Each award features a metal […]

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Comments on the 1945 Retro Hugo nominations in the Dramatic Presentation category (article).

March 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Comments on the 1945 Retro Hugo nominations in the Dramatic Presentation category (article).

Members of the 2020 World Science Fiction Convention will be given an opportunity to vote retroactively for Hugo Awards for 1945, for works from 1944. I am not actually old enough to have been around in 1944. The year 1944 was roughly a flowering when fantastic media was seen by much of the public. I […]

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Joker film sweeps up 11 BAFTA nominations for movie (film news).

January 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Joker film sweeps up 11 BAFTA nominations for movie (film news).

The Academy Film Awards nominations are here, with Warner receiving 11 nominations for their rather dark Joker film. We reached out to a few of the people involved for what they think of this large vote of confidence ahead of the awards. The director Todd Phillips told SFcrowsnest, “Wow. What an incredible honour for the […]

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CoNZealand: Hugo awards open for nominations (award news).

January 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand: Hugo awards open for nominations (award news).

Nominations for the 2020 Hugo Awards (and, heck, the 1945 Retro Hugos), the US-based awards for honouring the tip-top in SF literature, media and fan activities, are now open. Nominations will close on March 13th 2020. The Hugos, named in honour of author and editor Hugo Gernsback, have been awarded since 1953 and are fan-run, […]

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Sunburst Award winner for 2019 (award news).

October 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sunburst Award winner for 2019 (award news).

The Sunburst Award Committee has announced the winners of the 2019 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantasticin Adult, Young Adult, and Short Story categories. The winner of the 2019 Sunburst Award for Adult Fiction is Plum Rains by Andromeda Romano Lax (Penguin Random House Canada). The Sunburst Jury commented:- “Plum Rains […]

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