The 2017 BSFA awards shortlist.

February 27, 2017 | By | Reply More

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 in Winter (Solaris).

Tricia Sullivan – Occupy Me (Gollancz).

Nick Wood – Azanian Bridges (NewCon Press).

The 2017 BSFA awards shortlist.

The 2017 BSFA awards shortlist.

Best Short Fiction

Malcolm Devlin – The End of Hope Street (Interzone #266).

Jaine Fenn – Liberty Bird (Now We Are Ten, NewCon Press).

Una McCormack – Taking Flight (Crises and Conflicts, NewCon Press).

Helen Oyeyemi – Presence (What is Not Yours is Not Yours, Picador).

Tade Thompson – The Apologists (Interzone #266).

Aliya Whiteley – The Arrival of Missives (Unsung Stories).

Best Non-Fiction

Rob Hansen – THEN: Science Fiction Fandom in the UK 1930-1980 (Ansible Editions).

Erin Horáková – Boucher, Backbone and Blake: The Legacy of Blakes Seven (Strange Horizons).

Anna McFarlane – Breaking the Cycle of the Golden Age: Jack Glass and Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy (Adam Roberts: Critical Essays, Gylphi).

Paul Graham Raven – New Model Authors? Authority, Authordom, Anarchism and the Atomized Text in a Networked World (Adam Roberts: Critical Essays, Gylphi).

Geoff Ryman – 100 African Writers of SFF (Tor.com).

Ann & Jeff VanderMeer – Introduction to The Big Book of Science Fiction (Vintage).

Best Artwork

Juan Miguel Aguilera – Cover of The 1000 Year Reich by Ian Watson (NewCon Press).

Tara Bush – Transition (Cover of Black Static #53).

Suzanne Dean and Kai & Sunny – Cover of The Sunlight Pilgrims by Jenni Fagan (William Heinemann).

David A Hardy – Cover of Disturbed Universes by David L Clements (NewCon Press).

Sarah Anne Langton – Cover for Central Station by Lavie Tidhar (Tachyon Publications).

Chris Moore – Cover of The Iron Tactician by Alastair Reynolds (NewCon Press).


Category: Awards, Books

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Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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