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Arthur C. Clarke Award (the 31st shortlist) for science fiction literature announced.

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Arthur C. Clarke Award (the 31st shortlist) for science fiction literature announced.

The 31st Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist for science fiction literature is with us, and the six worthy contenders are, A Closed and Common Orbit, Becky Chambers (Hodder & Stoughton). Ninefox Gambit, Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris). After Atlas, Emma Newman (Roc). Occupy Me, Tricia Sullivan (Gollancz). Central Station, Lavie Tidhar (PS Publishing). The Underground Railroad, […]

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Steve Stiles becomes a fresh nominee for Best Fan Artist Hugo award.

April 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Steve Stiles becomes a fresh nominee for Best Fan Artist Hugo award.

The Hugo administrators have announced that Alex Garner has been withdrawn from the Fan Artist category, and as a result candidate Steve Stiles has been added to the ballot.  Nicholas Whyte, lead administrator, explained, “Alex Garner, who was announced as a finalist in the Best Fan Artist category for the 2017 Hugo Awards on 4 […]

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BSFA Award winners 2017.

April 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
BSFA Award winners 2017.

The British Science Fiction Association has just announced the winners of the BSFA Awards for science fiction published in 2016. Best Novel: Winner: Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter (Solaris) Shortlisted works were: Chris Beckett – Daughter of Eden (Atlantic/Corvus). Becky Chambers – A Closed and Common Orbit (Hodder & Stoughton). Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter […]

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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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