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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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Mythopoeic Award Winners 2013.

July 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Mythopoeic Award Winners 2013.

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature: Ursula Vernon, Digger, vols. 1-6 (Sofawolf Press). Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature: Sarah Beth Durst, Vessel (Margaret K. McElderry). Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies: Verlyn Flieger, Green Suns and Faërie: Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien (Kent State Univ. Press, 2012). Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies: […]

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British Science Fiction Association shortlist for the 2012 BSFA Awards.

January 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
British Science Fiction Association shortlist for the 2012 BSFA Awards.

This shortlist has been drawn up from 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 Bradford. Donna Scott, the Awards Administrator for the BSFA said, “It’s been […]

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The Sunburst Award Society has a new literary award.

December 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Sunburst Award Society has a new literary award.

The Copper Cylinder Award is an annual member’s choice award selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society for books published during the previous year. The Copper Cylinder Award derives its name from the first Canadian scientific romance, “A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder,” by James De Mille (1833-1880). The winners receive a […]

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