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Arthur C. Clarke Award winner for 2020 announced: Namwali Serpell (award news).

September 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Arthur C. Clarke Award winner for 2020 announced: Namwali Serpell (award news).

The winner of this year’s Arthur C. Clarke Award for best SF novel of the year is in, and the title is – drumroll, please … Namwali Serpell for The Old Drift. Tade Thompson, the previous year’s winner, said, “At last, an African book of unarguable universality. Namwali Serpell has created something specifically Zambian and […]

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2020 Sunburst Awards for best Canadian science fiction announed (award news).

September 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
2020 Sunburst Awards for best Canadian science fiction announed (award news).

The Sunburst Award Committee has announced the winners of the 2020 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in Adult, Young Adult, and Short Story categories. Adult Award The winner of the 2020 Sunburst Award for Adult Fiction is Gods of Jade and Shadow, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey). The Sunburst Jury […]

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Gollancz announce first BAME SFF Award winner (award news).

August 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gollancz announce first BAME SFF Award winner (award news).

Gollancz and Ben Aaronovitch have announced The Principle of Moments by Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson as the winner of the inaugural Gollancz and Rivers of London BAME SFF Award with second place awarded to The Reeves’ Guild by Kyla Jardine. University student Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson, from London, has won £4000 and a year-long mentoring programme with Gollancz’s Senior […]

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Arkady Martine’s “A Memory Called Empire” wins Hugo award (news).

August 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Arkady Martine’s “A Memory Called Empire” wins Hugo award (news).

Arkady Martine’s debut novel, A Memory Called Empire, has won the Hugo Award for the Best Novel. The awards were presented in a virtual ceremony as part of CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon). This year’s bases were designed by New Zealand artist John Flower and feature a paua shell koru swirl and […]

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Sir Julius Vogel Awards for best New Zealand science fiction books awarded for 2020.

July 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sir Julius Vogel Awards for best New Zealand science fiction books awarded for 2020.

The 2020 Sir Julius Vogel Awards have been presented at CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention – these highlight excellence by New Zealanders, both amateur and professional, in the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres. They are usually presented at New Zealand’s National Science Fiction Convention which this year, is hosted as part of […]

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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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