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IDW, Top Shelf, and the Library of American Comics Win Four Eisner Awards at 2019 Ceremony

July 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
IDW, Top Shelf, and the Library of American Comics Win Four Eisner Awards at 2019 Ceremony

AN DIEGO, CA (July 20, 2019) – At last night’s annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards ceremony at San Diego Comic-Con International, IDW Publishing, Top Shelf, and The Library of American Comics celebrated four award wins. Modern master Bill Sienkiewicz won big at last night’s event. Not only did he receive the award in the […]

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33rd Arthur C. Clarke Awards won by Tade Thompson’s Rosewater.

July 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
33rd Arthur C. Clarke Awards won by Tade Thompson’s Rosewater.

Rosewater by Tade Thompson (published by Orbit) is the 33rd winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the UK prize for science fiction literature. Thompson – a psychiatrist by trade – was born in London to Yoruba parents and he grew up in Nigeria. Rosewater explores life in Nigeria after a successful alien invasion’s changed […]

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The 2019 long list for the Sunburst Award is here!

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
The 2019 long list for the Sunburst Award is here!

The 2019 long list for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic has just floated in. This year’s lists are comprised of a mixture of established authors, newcomers, and past nominees. Below are the longlisted works:meghan Adult Fiction — Amber Dawn, Sodom Road Exit [Arsenal Pulp Press]. — Craig DiLouie, One […]

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CoNZealand to throw New Zealand’s 41st world science fiction convention bash with added NZ Natcon.

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand to throw New Zealand’s 41st world science fiction convention bash with added NZ Natcon.

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, will now be held in Wellington, New Zealand from 29th July–2nd August 2020, with the added bonus that it will also host the 41st New Zealand national science fiction convention, including the Sir Julius Vogel Awards. Co-chair of CoNZealand, Norman Cates, told SFcrowsnest, “By hosting the natcon alongside […]

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33rd Arthur C. Clarke Awards … get short(y) list.

May 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
33rd Arthur C. Clarke Awards … get short(y) list.

The shortlist for the 33rd Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature has appeared in Crowsnest Towers like a dark brooding alien monolith. Here’s the final novels in the running … Semiosis  – Sue Burke (HarperVoyager). Revenant Gun – Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris). Frankenstein in Baghdad  -  Ahmed Saadawi (Oneworld). The Electric State – Simon Stålenhag […]

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Hugo finalists here for Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon.

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hugo finalists here for Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon.

The finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards, the World Science Fiction Society Award for Best Young Adult Book, and the 1944 Retrospective Hugo Awards were announced on the 2nd April 2019 in a live webcast. 2019 HUGO AWARD FINALISTS Best Novel The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor). Record of a Spaceborn Few, by […]

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2018 Nebula Award finalists drop out of warp.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
2018 Nebula Award finalists drop out of warp.

The nominees are in for for the 54th annual Nebula Awards, including the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book, and for the first time, the Nebula Award for Game Writing. The awards will be presented in Woodland Hills, CA at the […]

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Shortlist for British Science Fiction Association 2018’s titles lands.

February 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Shortlist for British Science Fiction Association 2018’s titles lands.

The British Science Fiction Association has released the shortlist for their BSFA Awards for works published in 2018. The awards will be presented on Saturday 20th April 2019 at Ytterbium, the 70th Eastercon, which this year is taking place at The Park Inn Heathrow, London, from 19-22nd April 2019. The host for the ceremony will […]

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Hugo Nominations open for 2019.

January 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hugo Nominations open for 2019.

The nominating period has begun for the 2019 Hugo Awards and 1944 Retro Hugo Awards to be presented at the Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon. Worldcon members are encouraged to nominate up to five works/individuals that they believe are worthy of a Hugo in each category. The six most popular nominees in each category will appear […]

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Special Hugo category for Best Art Book introduced.

December 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Special Hugo category for Best Art Book introduced.

Dublin 2019, the 77th World Science Fiction Convention, taking place in Dublin Ireland in August 2019, has told us that a special Hugo category for Best Art Book will be included in the 2019 Hugo Awards, and the Retrospective Hugo Awards for 1944. The Hugo Awards are awards in the field of science fiction and […]

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