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2017 Canopus Award finalists.

April 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Canopus Award finalists.

100 Year Starship has named the finalists in the 2016-17 Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Writing. An independent body, 100YSS was started in 2012 with seed-funding through a DARPA grant to foster the innovation, technology and social advances needed for human interstellar travel beyond our solar system. Winners will be announced at the 100YSS Nexus on […]

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Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.

The Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953, celebrate fans’ pick in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Recipients are chosen by Worldcon members. The 2017 Hugos will be presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland, on 11th August 2017. The finalists are: Best Novel. All the Birds in the Sky, […]

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The 2017 BSFA awards shortlist.

February 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
The 2017 BSFA awards shortlist.

The British Science Fiction Association awards for 2017 will be presented at Innominate, the 68th Eastercon, held this year at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole over the 14th-17th April 2017. Here’s the short-list. Best Novel Chris Beckett – Daughter of Eden (Atlantic/Corvus). Becky Chambers – A Closed and Common Orbit (Hodder & Stoughton). Dave Hutchinson – Europe […]

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2016 Sunburst Award winners just in.

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
2016 Sunburst Award winners just in.

The Sunburst Award bods have just announced the winners of the 2016 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in Adult, Young Adult, and Short Story categories. The winner of the 2016 Sunburst Award for Adult Fiction is Experimental Film by Gemma Files (ChiZine Publications). About Experimental Film, the Sunburst Jury said: This […]

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2016 Hugo Award: MidAmeriCon II spins a googly.

August 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
2016 Hugo Award: MidAmeriCon II spins a googly.

The 2016 Hugo Award winners were announced at a ceremony held at MidAmeriCon II (aka the 74th World Science Fiction Convention) on Saturday August 20th, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. The ceremony was hosted by Pat Cadigan. Best Novel: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit). Best Novella: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com). Best Novelette: […]

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Shortlist for the 2015 British Science Fiction Association Awards.

February 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Shortlist for the 2015 British Science Fiction Association Awards.

This shortlist has been drawn up from the titles nominated by members of the BSFA, who will now have the opportunity decide the winners in each category, voting along with attendees of the long-established science fiction convention, Eastercon, which this year takes place in Manchester. The ceremony will take place on Saturday 26th March 2016. […]

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Station Eleven scoops 29th Arthur C. Clarke Award.

May 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Station Eleven scoops 29th Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Picador’s Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel has been announced as the 29th winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, one of the main UK prizes for science fiction literature. The award was presented at a ceremony held in the Foyles bookshop flagship store on Charing Cross Road, London, in front of an audience […]

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Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel heads the Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist.

April 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel heads the Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist.

The six shortlisted books for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year published in 2014 are: The Girl With All The Gifts – M.R. Carey (Orbit). The Book Of Strange New Things – Michel Faber (Canongate). Europe In Autumn – Dave Hutchinson (Solaris). Memory Of Water – Emmi Itäranta […]

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The Rubery Book Award, by Pauline Morgan (article).

September 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Rubery Book Award, by Pauline Morgan (article).

The cynic will always question why we need another book award when there are so many around already. The answer is simple. Most of the major awards are aimed at and won by books from publishers who have been in the business for a long time and who have a wide distribution network along with […]

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Hugo award winners for 2013.

September 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Hugo award winners for 2013.

Yes, word floats in from LoneStarCon 3 (aka the 71st World Science Fiction Convention) of this year’s Hugo Award winners. Best Novel: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor). Best Novella: “The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications). Best Novelette: “The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi” by Pat Cadigan (Edge […]

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