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The Animals In that Country by Laura Jean McKay is the 35th Arthur C. Clarke Award winner (awards news).

September 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Animals In that Country by Laura Jean McKay is the 35th Arthur C. Clarke Award winner (awards news).

The Animals In that Country (published by Scribe UK), by Laura Jean McKay, is the 35th Arthur C. Clarke Award winner for science fiction novel of the year. Samira Ahmed, a journalist and science fiction lover, revealed the prize live on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row. We meet a grandma amid a future pandemic in […]

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Arthur C. Clarke Award science fiction book of the year for 2021, shortlist (award news).

June 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Arthur C. Clarke Award science fiction book of the year for 2021, shortlist (award news).

The 35th shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award science fiction book of the year has arrived with us, and the lucky nominees are: The Infinite  – Patience Agbabi (Canongate). The Vanished Birds – Simon Jimenez (Titan). Vagabonds – Hao Jingfang (Head of Zeus). Edge of Heaven – R.B. Kelly (NewCon Press). The Animals in that Country – […]

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British Science Fiction Association Awards 2021 (video).

April 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
British Science Fiction Association Awards 2021 (video).

Here’s the video for the 2021 announcement and presentation of the British Science Fiction Association Awards for works from 2020. Here’s the short-list for best novel … 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, […]

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BSFA Awards 2020 nominations are in (awards news).

February 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
BSFA Awards 2020 nominations are in (awards news).

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… Best Artwork 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, […]

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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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