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2017 Sunburst award winners.

October 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Sunburst award winners.

The Sunburst Awards have announced their winners for 2017. The winner of the 2017 Sunburst Award for Adult Fiction is Spells of Blood and Kin by Claire Humphrey (Thomas Dunne Books). The Sunburst Jury noted, “In her debut novel, Claire Humphrey shows us a world of magic existing in the shadow of Queen Street bars […]

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Sunburst Announces The Winners Of The Sixth Annual Copper Cylinder Award 2017

September 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunburst Announces The Winners Of The Sixth Annual Copper Cylinder Award 2017

The Sunburst Award Society is pleased to announce the winners of the sixth annual Copper Cylinder Award. The Copper Cylinder Award is an annual award for Canadian literature of the fantastic, selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society for books published during the previous year. It derives its name from what is considered the […]

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2017 Atorox awards.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Atorox awards.

Worldcon 75 has announced the winners of the 2017 Atorox and First Fandom awards, as well as recognising three non-Japanese winners of the 2017 Seiun awards. The Atorox is the oldest science fiction and fantasy award in Finland, given to the best short story published over the previous year in Finnish or Swedish. It was […]

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2017 Hugo and Campbell award winners.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Hugo and Campbell award winners.

Worldcon 75 has announced their 2017 Hugo winners. The Hugo Award, first presented in 1953, celebrates the best stuff in the field of science fiction and fantasy. 3,319 voters made their selection from the final ballot, the third-highest number in the history of the award. Best Novel – The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit […]

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Canadian SFF ‘bursts into action for 2017.

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Canadian SFF ‘bursts into action for 2017.

The 2017 Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic now have this year’s shortlist drawn up, and the contenders are: ADULT FICTION Claire Humphrey, Spells of Blood and Kin [Thomas Dunne Books]. Ami McKay, The Witches of New York [Knopf Canada]. Sylvain Neuvel, Sleeping Giants [Del Rey]. Jo Walton, Necessity [Tor Books]. […]

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Arthur C. Clarke Award (the 31st shortlist) for science fiction literature announced.

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Arthur C. Clarke Award (the 31st shortlist) for science fiction literature announced.

The 31st Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist for science fiction literature is with us, and the six worthy contenders are, A Closed and Common Orbit, Becky Chambers (Hodder & Stoughton). Ninefox Gambit, Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris). After Atlas, Emma Newman (Roc). Occupy Me, Tricia Sullivan (Gollancz). Central Station, Lavie Tidhar (PS Publishing). The Underground Railroad, […]

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Steve Stiles becomes a fresh nominee for Best Fan Artist Hugo award.

April 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Steve Stiles becomes a fresh nominee for Best Fan Artist Hugo award.

The Hugo administrators have announced that Alex Garner has been withdrawn from the Fan Artist category, and as a result candidate Steve Stiles has been added to the ballot.  Nicholas Whyte, lead administrator, explained, “Alex Garner, who was announced as a finalist in the Best Fan Artist category for the 2017 Hugo Awards on 4 […]

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BSFA Award winners 2017.

April 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
BSFA Award winners 2017.

The British Science Fiction Association has just announced the winners of the BSFA Awards for science fiction published in 2016. Best Novel: Winner: Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter (Solaris) Shortlisted works were: Chris Beckett – Daughter of Eden (Atlantic/Corvus). Becky Chambers – A Closed and Common Orbit (Hodder & Stoughton). Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter […]

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2017 Canopus Award finalists.

April 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Canopus Award finalists.

100 Year Starship has named the finalists in the 2016-17 Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Writing. An independent body, 100YSS was started in 2012 with seed-funding through a DARPA grant to foster the innovation, technology and social advances needed for human interstellar travel beyond our solar system. Winners will be announced at the 100YSS Nexus on […]

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Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.

The Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953, celebrate fans’ pick in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Recipients are chosen by Worldcon members. The 2017 Hugos will be presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland, on 11th August 2017. The finalists are: Best Novel. All the Birds in the Sky, […]

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