The winners of the the 2006 Locus Award have been announced:

  • BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL: Accelerando by Charles Stross
  • BEST FANTASY NOVEL: Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
  • BEST FIRST NOVEL: Hammered/Scardown/Worldwired by Elizabeth Bear [see SF Signal reviews here/here/here]
  • BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK: Pay the Piper by Jane Yolen & Adam Stemple
  • BEST NOVELLA: “Magic for Beginners” by Kelly Link [see SF Signal review]
  • BEST NOVELETTE: “I, Robot ” by Cory Doctorow [see SF Signal review]
  • BEST SHORT STORY: “Sunbird” by Neil Gaiman
  • BEST MAGAZINE: The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
  • BEST PUBLISHER: Tor
  • BEST ANTHOLOGY: The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighteenth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin Grant, eds.
  • BEST COLLECTION: Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link (Small Beer Press)
  • BEST EDITOR: Ellen Datlow
  • BEST ARTIST: Michael Whelan
  • BEST NON-FICTION: Storyteller: Writing Lessons and More from 27 Years of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop by Kate Wilhelm
  • BEST ART BOOK: Cathy & Arnie Fenner, eds. Spectrum 12: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art

(See also the list of nominees)

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