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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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The Shortlists For The 2018 Sunburst Award For Excellence In Canadian Literature.

July 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Shortlists For The 2018 Sunburst Award For Excellence In Canadian Literature.

ANNOUNCING THE SHORTLISTS FOR THE 2018 SUNBURST AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CANADIAN LITERATURE OF THE FANTASTIC TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 30, 2018) The Sunburst Award Committee is pleased to announce the shortlists for the 2018 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Adult Omar El Akkad, American War [Penguin Random House] Set in a dystopic […]

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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).

June 12, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
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.

May 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
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.

March 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
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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