WINNERS: Chesley/Sidewise/Prometheus Awards

More than just the Hugo Awards at presented at WorldCon…

Winners of this year’s Chesley Awards are:

  • HARDBACK COVER ILLUSTRATION: Stephan Martiniere (for Elantris by Brandon Sanderson)
  • PAPERBACK COVER: Tom Kidd (for The Enchanter Completed edited by Harry Turtledove)
  • MAGAZINE COVER: Donato Giancola
  • INTERIOR ILLUSTRATION: Brom
  • 3-D ART: James Christensen
  • UNPUBLISHED COLOR WORK: Charles Vess
  • UNPUBLISHED MONOCHROME: Paul Bielaczyc
  • PRODUCT ILLUSTRATION: Justin Sweet
  • GAMING-RELATED ILLUSTRATION: Gabor Szikszai & Zoltan Boros
  • ART DIRECTOR: Irene Gallo
  • CONTRIBUTION TO ASFA: Julie Faith Rigby
  • ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT: John Picacio

The winners of the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History are:

  • SHORT FORM: Lois Tilton for “Pericles the Tyrant”
  • LONG FORM: Ian R. MacLeod for The Summer Isles

The winners of this year’s Prometheus Awards for Libertarian science fiction are:

  • BEST NOVEL: Learning the World by Ken MacLeod [see SF Signal review]
  • BEST CLASSIC FICTION: V for Vendetta by Alan Moore & David Lloyd
  • SPECIAL AWARD:Joss Whedon’s film Serenity [see SF Signal review]