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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?

2015 Nebula Award Winner! Posted at 10:47 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

UprootedNebula Awards

The 2015 Nebula Awards were presented May 14, 2016 in a ceremony at  SFWA’s 51st Annual Nebula Awards Weekend, in Chicago. The best novel winner is:

Uprooted by Naomi Novik (Del Rey)

Our congrats to Naomi and all the other nominees.

Locus has the full list of winners in all categories.

Uprooted is up for the Hugo Award and the Locus Fantasy Award and, with this win, has made it onto our Award Winning Books by Women Authors list.

What do you think of this result?

2016 Locus Award Finalists Posted at 6:38 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The finalists for the 2016 Locus Awards have been announced. Here they are for the novel categories:

The Water Knife Ancillary Mercy Aurora Seveneves A Borrowed Man

Locus Science Fiction Novel:

 

Karen Memory The House of Shattered Wings Wylding Hall The Fifth Season Uprooted

Locus Fantasy Novel:

 

Sorcerer to the Crown The Grace of Kings Signal to Noise The Watchmaker of Filigree Street The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps

Locus First Novel:

 

Half a War Half the World Harrison Squared Shadowshaper The Shepherd's Crown

Locus Young Adult Book:

 

For the complete list of noms in all categories check out the official press release from Locus. Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 24-26, 2016; Connie Willis will MC the awards ceremony. Our congratulations to all the nominees!

What do you think of these lists? Any surprises? Any favorites?

2015 Shirley Jackson Award Nominees Posted at 6:37 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

Shirley Jackson Award Eileen Experimental Film The Glittering World Lord Byron's Prophecy When We Were Animals

The nominees for the 2015 Shirley Jackson Award have been announced. The noms in the novel category are:

The Shirley Jackson Awards are voted upon by a jury of professional writers, editors, critics, and academics, with input from a Board of Advisors. The awards are given for the best work published in the preceding calendar year in the following categories: Novel, Novella, Novelette, Short Story, Single-Author Collection, and Edited Anthology. You can see the complete list of noms in all categories in the official press release.

Our congrats to all the nominees! What do you like from this list? Any surprise inclusions?

2016 Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlist Posted at 6:00 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet Europe At Midnight The Book of Phoenix Arcadia Way Down Dark Children of Time

The shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel for 2016 have been announced. They are:

The winner will be announced in August and will be presented with a check for £2016.00 and the award itself, a commemorative engraved bookend.

So what do you think of this list? Any surprises for you? Which is your pick to win?