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2017 David Gemmell Legend and Morningstar Awards Shortlists Posted at 8:00 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The finalists for the 2017 David Gemmel Legend and David Gemmel Morningstar awards have been announced. Voting is open until midnight on June 2, 2017 (GMT).

 

Wrath Nevernight The Wheel of Osheim The Bands of Mourning Warbeast David Gemmel Legend Award

The Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel:

 


Infernal Duskfall Steal the Sky Snakewood Hope and Red David Gemmell Morningstar Award

The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer:

 

The winners will be honored at a ceremony July 15, 2017 at Edge-Lit 6 in Derby, UK. For more, see the official Gemmell Awards website.

What do you think of these finalists? Anything surprise you on the list? What are your picks?

2016 Philip K. Dick Award Winner! Posted at 7:00 AM by Dave Post

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The Mercy Journals Unpronounceable

The winner of the 2016 Philip K. Dick Award for distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2016 in the U.S.A. is: The Mercy Journals by Claudia Casper.  Special Citation was given to Unpronounceable by Susan diRende.

The PKD Award was presented at Norwescon 39 on March 26.  Here’s a link to a video recording of the event: PKD Award ceremony – 2016

Our congrats to the winner and all the nominees.

2016 BSFA Award Winner! Posted at 12:51 PM by Dave Post

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BSFAEurope in WinterThe British Science Fiction Association is delighted to announce the winners of the BSFA Awards for works published in 2016.

In the Best Novel category the winner is Europe in Winter by Dave Hutchison.  Our congrats to Dave and all the nominees:

 

See the official press release for more details.

What do you think of this result?

2016 Aurealis Award Winners Posted at 10:28 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The winners of the 2016 Aurealis Award have been announced. The winners in the SF, Fantasy, and Horror novel categories are:

Gemina

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

  • WINNER: Gemima by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (Allen & Unwin)
  • Watershed by Jane Abbott (Penguin Random House)
  • Confluence by S.K. Dunstall (Ace)
  • Squid’s Grief by DK Mok (self-published)
  • Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley (HarperCollins)
  • Threader by Rebekah Turner (Harlequin Australia)

 

Nevernight

BEST FANTASY NOVEL

 

The Grief Hole

BEST HORROR NOVEL

 

Locus has the details for the winners in all categories.  Looks like a banner night for Jay Kristoff who won the Fantasy Award and the SF Award as co-writer with Amy Kaufman.  Well done, Sir.  Our congrats to all the winners and nominees.

2017 Hugo Award Finalists Posted at 8:33 PM by Dave Post

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All the Birds in the Sky A Closed and Common Orbit Death's End Ninefox Gambit The Obelisk Gate Too Like the Lightning

The 2017 Hugo Award finalists have been announced. The noms in the Best Novel category are:

See the full list of noms in all categories on the Locus website.

Our congrats to all the finalists. What do you think of this crop of books? Any favorites in the list?

2017 Prometheus Award Finalists Posted at 8:00 AM by Dave Post

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Dissidence Insurgence The Mandibles The Core of the Sun Blade of p'Na prometheus Award

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the finalists for the 2017 Prometheus Award, honoring pro-freedom works published in 2016.

The award will be presented in a ceremony during Worldcon 75, to be held August 9-13, 2017 in Helsinki Finland. Our congrats to all the finalists! Who do you think is going to win?

2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner Posted at 8:00 AM by Dave Post

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When the Moon Was OursThe 2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, for works of speculative fiction which explore and expand gender, has been announced.

 

 

Winner:

Honor List:

Our congrats to Anna-Marie McLemore and all the Honor List members. You can read more details about each selection on the official Tiptree website.

What do you think of this list? Any favorites in there?

2016 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot Posted at 1:41 PM by Dave Post

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Hard Light Mongrels The Fisherman Stranded Disappearance at Devil's Rock

The Horror Writers Association have announced the 2016 Bram Stoker Award final ballot. The noms for Superior Achievement in a Novel are:

You can see the complete list of noms in all categories in the official press release. The presentation of the Bram Stoker Awards will occur during the second annual StokerCon aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California on the evening of April 29, 2017.

Congrats to all the nominees! Anything in this list piqued your interest? Any favorites?

2017 Andre Norton Award Nominees Posted at 9:03 AM by Dave Post

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The Girl Who Drank the Moon The Star-Touched Queen The Lie Tree Arabella of Mars Railhead Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies The Evil Wizard Smallbone

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the nominees for the 2017 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy

Our congrats to all the nominees.

2016 Aurealis Awards Finalists Posted at 1:31 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The finalists for the 2016 Aurealis Awards have been announced. The nominees in the SF, Fantasy, and Horror novel categories are:

Watershed Confluence Gemina Squid's Grief Stiletto Threader

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

 

Nevernight The Fall of the Dagger Den of Wolves Vigil The Road to Winter Sisters of the Fire

BEST FANTASY NOVEL

 

Fear Is the Rider My Sister Rosa The Grief Hole

BEST HORROR NOVEL

 

See the official press release for the all the nominees in all categories.

Winners will be announced in an awards ceremony during Swancon 42, April 13-17, 2017 in Perth, Australia  For more, see the official website.