The finalists for the 2011 Locus Awards have been announced. Winners will be presented during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 24-26, 2011. Get your ticket here.
Science Fiction Novel
- Surface Detail – Iain M. Banks (Orbit UK; Orbit US)
- Cryoburn – Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen)
- Zero History – William Gibson (Putnam; Viking UK)
- The Dervish House – Ian McDonald (Pyr; Gollancz)
- Blackout/All Clear – Connie Willis (Spectra)
- Under Heaven – Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin Canada; Roc)
- Kraken – China Miéville (Macmillan UK; Del Rey)
- Who Fears Death – Nnedi Okorafor (DAW)
- The Fuller Memorandum – Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit UK)
- The Sorcerer’s House – Gene Wolfe (Tor)
Congrats to all the nominees! See the full news release from Locus for the details on the other categories.
Any of your favorites make the cut? What books do you think should have been included in the running? These all seem to be heavy hitters in the genre except for Nnedi Okorafor.