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NOMINEES: 2012 BSFA Awards

The British Science Fiction Association has announced the shortlists for the 2011

Best Novel
  • Cyber Circus by Kim Lakin-Smith (Newcon Press)
  • Embassytown by China Mieville (Macmillan)
  • The Islanders by Christopher Priest (Gollancz)
  • By Light Alone by Adam Roberts (Gollancz)
  • Osama by Lavie Tidhar (PS Publishing)

Best Short Fiction


Best Non-Fiction
  • Out of This World: Science Fiction but not as we Know it by Mike Ashley (British Library)
  • The SF Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition ed. John Clute, Peter Nicholls and David Langford (website)
  • Review of Arslan by M J Engh, Abigail Nussbaum (Asking the Wrong Questions blog)
  • SF Mistressworks, ed. Ian Sales (website)
  • Pornokitsch, ed. Jared Shurin and Anne Perry (website)
  • The Unsilent Library: Essays on the Russell T. Davies Era of the New Doctor Who (Foundation Studies in Science Fiction), ed. Graham Sleight, Tony Keen and Simon Bradshaw (Science Fiction Foundation)
Best Art
  • Cover of Ian Whates’s The Noise Revealed by Dominic Harman (Solaris)
  • Cover and illustrations of Patrick Ness’s A Monster Calls by Jim Kay (Walker)
  • Cover of Lavie Tidhar’s Osama by Pedro Marques (PS Publishing)
  • Cover of Liz Williams’s A Glass of Shadow by Anne Sudworth (Newcon Press)

BSFA Awards: The awards will be held at Olympus 2012, The 2012 Eastercon, April 6th – 9th 2012 at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow, London, and will be presented by acclaimed author, John Meaney.

[See also: Past winners]

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4 Comments on NOMINEES: 2012 BSFA Awards

  1. Kameron Hurley’s short story “Afterbirth” (plus another story) are available online at .

  2. Two more updates:

    The short story “Covehithe” is available online at .

    Paul Cornell’s “The Copenhagen Interpretation” is now up online at .

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