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2010 British Science Fiction Association Awards Posted at 6:26 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Dervish House

The winners for the 2010 British Science Fiction Association Awards have been announced at Eastercon in Birmingham, UK.  They are:

  • Novel: The Dervish House, Ian McDonald (Gollancz)
  • Short Fiction:The Shipmaker”, Aliette de Bodard (Interzone 231, TTA Press)
  • Art: The cover of Zoo City, Joey Hi-Fi (Angry Robot)
  • Non Fiction: “Blogging the Hugos: Decline”, Paul Kincaid (Big Other)

Congratulations to Ian McDonald on the win and to all the nominees.

I think anytime Ian McDonald is in the running he’s got to be considered a front-runner so this is not much of a surprise. What do you think of the result? What book were you pulling for?

Thanks to Science Fiction Awards Watch for the info.



Courtney   |   24 Apr 2011 @ 00:12

Expected as much. Glad Ian McDonald gets the recognition he deserves across the Atlantic. It’s a shame he got snubbed from the Nebula shortlist.

Emil   |   24 Apr 2011 @ 04:21

Agreed @Courtney! I do feel a hint of disappointment for "Zoo City" not winning, but that is mainly because of my South African bias 🙂

Courtney   |   24 Apr 2011 @ 23:31

Haven’t checked out Zoo City yet, but all I’ve heard are good things about it.

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