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2016 Prometheus Award Winner Posted at 2:00 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the winner of the 2016 Prometheus Award, honoring pro-freedom works published in 2015.

Sevenevesprometheus Award

WINNER:

  • Seveneves by Neal Stephenson (William Morrow)

NOMINEES:

Our congrats to Neal Stephenson and all the noms!

2016 World Fantasy Award Finalists Posted at 8:00 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Buried Giant The Fifth Season Uprooted Savages The Chimes A Head Full of Ghosts

The 2016 World Fantasy Awards finalists have been announced. The awards will be presented during the World Fantasy Convention, October 27-30, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.

World Fantasy AwardThe finalists in the Novel category are:

Our congrats to all the finalists!  You can see the full list of finalists in all categories on the Locus website.

What do you think of this lineup?

2015 Shirley Jackson Award Winner Posted at 8:00 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The 2015 Shirley Jackson Award winners have been announced at Readercon 27 in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Experimental FilmShirley Jackson Award

WINNER:

FINALISTS:

Our congrats to Gemma Files and all the finalists! You can see the complete list of winners in all categories over at Locus Online.

What do you think of this result?

2016 David Gemmell Legend and Morningstar Awards Shortlists Posted at 5:29 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The finalists for the 2016 David Gemmel Legend and David Gemmel Morningstar awards have been announced.  Voting is underway now and you have until midnight on Friday, 19th August to get yours in.  That’s right, you get to vote – no strings attached.

 

The Dread Wyrm Son of the Black Sword Slayer Ruin The Liar's Key

David Gemmel Legend AwardThe Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel:

 


Battlemage The Traitor Baru Cormorant The Fire Sermon Starborn The Vagrant An Ember in the Ashes

David Gemmell Morningstar AwardThe Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer:

 

The presentation takes place at 8 p.m. on Saturday 24 September at Fantasycon in Scarborough, UK.

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

2016 Locus Awards Winners Posted at 6:47 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the winners for the 2016 Locus Awards on Saturday, June 25, 2016 during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA.  The winners are:

Ancillary Mercy

Locus Science Fiction Novel:

Uprooted

Locus Fantasy Novel:

The Grace of Kings

Locus First Novel:

The Shepherd's Crown

Locus Young Adult Book:

For the complete list of winners in all categories check out the official press release from Locus.  Our congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

What do you think of these picks? Did your favorites win?

2016 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Finalists Posted at 5:36 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Water Knife Europe At Midnight Radiomen Luna: New Moon Galápagos Regained Going Dark The Book of Phoenix Where The Thing Itself Aurora Seveneves

The finalists for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best science-fiction novel have been announced by the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. The awards will be presented on Thursday, August 18, as part of the Campbell Conference held annually at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

The finalists are:

Our congrats to all the finalists! What do you think of this lineup?

2016 Derleth and Holdstock Awards Shortlists Announced Posted at 1:45 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The British Fantasy Society has released the shortlists for the 2016 British Fantasy Awards.

2016 August Derleth Award Shortlist (Horror):

A Cold Silence The Death House Lost Girl Rawblood The Silence Welcome to Night Vale


2016 Robert Holdstock Award Shortlist (Fantasy):

Guns of the Dawn Half a War The Iron Ghost Signal to Noise Sorcerer to the Crown Uprooted

Our congrats to all the nominees. You can see the complete list of nominees in all categories on the official press release.

What do you think of the lineups for these 2 awards?

2016 Mythopoeic Award Finalists Posted at 5:34 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Darkest Part of the Forest The Buried Giant A Thousand Nights Uprooted Shadowshaper

The Mythopoeic Society has announced the finalists for the 2016 Mythopoeic Award. They are:

Our congrats to all the finalists. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced during Mythcon 47, to be held August 5-8 in San Antonio, Texas.

2016 Andre Norton Award Winner! Posted at 3:06 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

UpdraftThe Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the winner of the 2016 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy:

Updraft by Fran Wilde (Tor)

The award was announced with the Nebula winners over the weekend where Updraft was also a nominee in the novel category.

Our congrats to Fran and all the nominees:

This win puts Updraft on our Award Winning Books by Women Authors list which you should definitely check out.  What do you think of this result?

2015 Bram Stoker Award Winner! Posted at 12:47 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post

Bram Stoker Award A Head Full of Ghosts

The Horror Writers Association have announced the 2015 Bram Stoker Award winners.  The winner for Superior Achievement in a Novel is:

A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay Paul (William Morrow)

Our congrats to Paul and all the nominees.

The award presentation occurred during the World Horror Convention in Las Vegas on the evening of Saturday, May 14, 2016.  See the complete list of winners in all categories on the official press release.

What do you think of this result?