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2017 Hugo Award Winner Posted at 6:42 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The 2017 Hugo Awards have been announced at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland, August 9-13, 2017. In the Best Novel category the winner is:

The Obelisk Gate

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FINALISTS:

Our congrats to N. K. Jemisin and all the finalists. You can see the complete list of winners in all categories over at Locus. Jemisin won the Hugo last year for The Fifth Season, book 1 of her Broken Earth series.  She has again been added to our ever-growing list of Award Winning Books by Women Authors.

2017 Mythopoeic Award Winner Posted at 2:33 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Mythopoeic Society has announced the 2017 Mythopoeic Award winners. In the Adult Literature category the winner is:

Kingfisher

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Our congrats to Patricia A. McKillip and all the finalists. You can see the complete list of winners in all categories in the official press release.

2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award Winner Posted at 8:05 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The 2017 Arthur C. Clark Award has been announced:

The Underground Railroad

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FINALISTS:

 

Our congrats to Colson Whitehead and all the finalists.

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

Dave Post

Borderline Roadsouls The Obelisk Gate The Sudden Appearance of Hope Lovecraft Country

The 2017 World Fantasy Awards finalists have been announced. The awards will be presented during the World Fantasy Convention, November 2-5, 2017 at the Wyndham Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX.

The 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?

2017 John W. Campbell Award Winner – A Belated Recognition Posted at 2:21 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

Note: This announcement was made the day after I left on my vacation and I’ve only just now realized that I missed updating the award.  Thanks to WWEnder madirondack for the heads-up.


The winner of the John W. Campbell Award for 2017 The awards were presented during the Campbell Conference held June 16-18, 2017 at the University of Kansas Student Union in Lawrence KS.

Central Station John W. Campbell Memorial Award

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Our belated congrats to Lavie Tidhar and all the finalists. What do you think of this result?

2017 Gemmell Award Winners Posted at 6:30 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The winners for the 2017 David Gemmel Legend and David Gemmel Morningstar awards have been announced.

Warbeast David Gemmel Legend Award

The Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel:

WINNER:

  • Warbeast by Gav Thorpe (Black Library)

FINALISTS:

 


Steal the Sky David Gemmell Morningstar Award

The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer:

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2017 Prometheus Award Winner Posted at 6:12 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

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

The Core of the Sun prometheus Award

WINNER:

NOMINEES:

Our congrats to Johanna Sinisalo and all the noms!

2016 Shirley Jackson Award Winner Posted at 2:24 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The 2016 Shirley Jackson Award winners have been announced at Readercon 28 in Quincy, Massachusetts.

The Girls Shirley Jackson Award

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Our congrats to Emma Cline 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?

2017 Derleth and Holdstock Awards Shortlists Announced Posted at 3:17 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The British Fantasy Society has released the shortlists for the 2017 British Fantasy Awards.

The Searching Dead The Hidden People 13 Minutes Disappearance at Devil's Rock

2017 August Derleth Award Shortlist (Horror):


The Summer Goddess The High King's Vengeance The Tiger and the Wolf The Silver Tide

2017 Robert Holdstock Award Shortlist (Fantasy):

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?

2017 Locus Awards Winners Posted at 9:53 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post

Editor’s Note:  Catching up on things that happened while I was on vacation.

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the winners for the 2017 Locus Awards on Saturday, June 24, 2017 during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA. The winners are:

Death's End

Locus Science Fiction Novel:

All the Birds in the Sky

Locus Fantasy Novel:

Ninefox Gambit

Locus First Novel:

Revenger

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?