[UPDATE: It’s called the 2007 British Science Fiction Association Awards, not the 2007 British Science Fiction Awards. ]

The British Science Fiction Association has announced the nominees for the 2007 British Science Fiction Association Awards:

BEST NOVEL

  • Alice in Sunderland by Bryan Talbot (Jonathan Cape)
  • Black Man by Richard Morgan (Gollancz) [See SF Signal review]
  • Brasyl by Ian McDonald (Gollancz) [See SF Signal review]
  • The Execution Channel by Ken MacLeod (Orbit) [See SF Signal review]
  • The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds (Gollancz)
  • The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon (Fourth Estate)

BEST SHORT FICTION

  • “Lighting Out” by Ken MacLeod (disLocations; NewCon Press)
  • “Terminal” by Chaz Brenchley (disLocations; NewCon Press)
  • “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate” by Ted Chiang (F&SF, September)
  • “The Gift of Joy” by Ian Whates (TQR)
  • The Sledge-Maker’s Daughter” by Alastair Reynolds (Interzone #209) [See SF Signal review]

BEST ARTWORK

  • “Cracked World” by Andy Bigwood (cover of disLocations anthology, published by NewCon Press)
  • “H P Lovecraft in Britain” by Les Edwards (cover of chapbook by Stephen Jones, published by the British Fantasy Society)
  • “Lunar Flare” by Richard Marchand (cover of Interzone #211)
  • “Metal Dragon Year” by Kenn Brown (cover of Interzone #212)

BSFA FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY AWARD: BEST NOVEL OF 1958

  • A Case of Conscience by James Blish (first published by Ballantine) [See SF Signal review]
  • Have Spacesuit, Will Travel by Robert A Heinlein (first published in F&SF, August – October 1958)
  • Non-Stop by Brian Aldiss (first published by Faber & Faber)
  • The Big Time by Fritz Leiber (first published in Galaxy, March/April 1958)
  • The Triumph of Time by James Blish (first published by Avon; subsequent UK title A Clash of Cymbals)
  • Who? by Algis Budrys (first published by Pyramid)

This proves, once again, that JP has a knack for reading books that turn out to be award winners.

[via Science Fiction Awards Watch]

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