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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.

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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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2018 Hugo Awards shortlist arrives.

March 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
2018 Hugo Awards shortlist arrives.

The 2018 Hugo Awards finalist shortlist for best novel has arrived. Here’s the candidates. Ann Leckie’s ‘Provenance’ (Orbit). John Scalzi’s ‘The Collapsing Empire’ (Tor). Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140 (Orbit). Mur Lafferty’s ‘Six Wakes’ (Orbit). N.K. Jemisin’s The Stone Sky (Orbit). Yoon Ha Lee’s ‘Raven Stratagem’ (Solaris). Much like The Highlander, there can be […]

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BSFA Award 2018 winners from the British Science Fiction Association.

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BSFA Award 2018 winners from the British Science Fiction Association.

The British Science Fiction Association dropped the Nest a line today to tell us the winners of the BSFA Awards for works published in 2017. Best Novel: Nina Allan – The Rift (Titan Books). Best Shorter Fiction: Anne Charnock – The Enclave (NewCon Press). Best Non-Fiction: Paul Kincaid – Iain M. Banks (University of Illinois […]

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2017 Sunburst award winners.

October 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Sunburst award winners.

The Sunburst Awards have announced their winners for 2017. The winner of the 2017 Sunburst Award for Adult Fiction is Spells of Blood and Kin by Claire Humphrey (Thomas Dunne Books). The Sunburst Jury noted, “In her debut novel, Claire Humphrey shows us a world of magic existing in the shadow of Queen Street bars […]

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Sunburst Announces The Winners Of The Sixth Annual Copper Cylinder Award 2017

September 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunburst Announces The Winners Of The Sixth Annual Copper Cylinder Award 2017

The Sunburst Award Society is pleased to announce the winners of the sixth 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 […]

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2017 Atorox awards.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Atorox awards.

Worldcon 75 has announced the winners of the 2017 Atorox and First Fandom awards, as well as recognising three non-Japanese winners of the 2017 Seiun awards. The Atorox is the oldest science fiction and fantasy award in Finland, given to the best short story published over the previous year in Finnish or Swedish. It was […]

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2017 Hugo and Campbell award winners.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Hugo and Campbell award winners.

Worldcon 75 has announced their 2017 Hugo winners. The Hugo Award, first presented in 1953, celebrates the best stuff in the field of science fiction and fantasy. 3,319 voters made their selection from the final ballot, the third-highest number in the history of the award. Best Novel – The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit […]

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Canadian SFF ‘bursts into action for 2017.

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Canadian SFF ‘bursts into action for 2017.

The 2017 Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic now have this year’s shortlist drawn up, and the contenders are: ADULT FICTION Claire Humphrey, Spells of Blood and Kin [Thomas Dunne Books]. Ami McKay, The Witches of New York [Knopf Canada]. Sylvain Neuvel, Sleeping Giants [Del Rey]. Jo Walton, Necessity [Tor Books]. […]

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