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WINNERS: 2014 Hugo Awards

The winners of the 2014 Hugo Award have been announced.

[Woot! Hooray for Patrick Hester and the SF Signal Podcast!]

  • BEST NOVEL: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (Orbit US / Orbit UK)
  • BEST NOVELLA: “Equoid” by Charles Stross (Tor.com, 09-2013)
  • BEST NOVELETTE: “The Lady Astronaut of Mars” by Mary Robinette Kowal (maryrobinettekowal.com/Tor.com, 09-2013)
  • BEST SHORT STORY: “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere” by John Chu (Tor.com, 02-2013)BEST RELATED WORK: “We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative” by Kameron Hurley (A Dribble of Ink)
  • BEST GRAPHIC STORY: “Time” by Randall Munroe (XKCD)
  • BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION (LONG FORM): Gravity written by Alfonso Cuarón & Jonás Cuarón, directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Esperanto Filmoj; Heyday Films; Warner Bros.)
  • BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION (SHORT FORM): Game of Thrones: “The Rains of Castamere” written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, directed by David Nutter (HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; Television 360; Startling Television and Generator Productions)
  • BEST EDITOR – SHORT FORM: Ellen Datlow
  • BEST EDITOR – LONG FORM: Ginjer Buchanan
  • BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST: Julie Dillon
  • BEST SEMIPROZINE: Lightspeed Magazine edited by John Joseph Adams, Rich Horton, and Stefan Rudnicki
  • BEST FANZINE: A Dribble of Ink edited by Aidan Moher
  • BEST FANCAST: SF Signal Podcast – Patrick Hester
  • BEST FAN WRITER: Kameron Hurley
  • BEST FAN ARTIST: Sarah Webb
  • JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER (Not a Hugo): Sofia Samatar

Congratulations to all the winners!

Here are the voting stats.

See also: Past winners

WINNERS: 2013 Sidewise Award

The winners of this year’s Sidewise Awards for Alternate History have been announced:
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WINNERS: 2014 Chesley Awards

The winners for the 2014 Chesley Awards have been announced!

  • BEST COVER ILLUSTRATION: HARDBACK BOOK: Todd Lockwood for A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan; Tor, Feb. 2013
  • BEST COVER ILLUSTRATION: PAPERBACK BOOK: Kerem Beyit for The Scroll of Years by Chris Willrich; Pyr, Sept. 2013
  • BEST COVER ILLUSTRATION: MAGAZINE: Dan Dos Santos for Fables #136; Vertigo, Dec. 2013
  • BEST INTERIOR ILLUSTRATION: Brian Kesinger for Walking Your Octopus, July 2013; Baby Tattoo Books
  • BEST THREE-DIMENSIONAL ART: Devon Dorrity for Cecaelia, Queen of the Ocean, clay
  • BEST UNPUBLISHED: COLOR WORK: Donato Giancola for Huor and Hurin Approaching Gondolin, oil on linen
  • BEST UNPUBLISHED: MONOCHROME WORK: Ruth Sanderson for The Descent or Persephone, scratchboard
  • BEST PRODUCT ILLUSTRATION: Julie Bell & Boris Vallejo for Jeannie’s Kitten, IlluXCon 6 promotional art
  • BEST GAMING-RELATED ILLUSTRATION: Lucas Graciano for The Last Stand of Thorin Oakenshield for The Battle of Five Armies Board Game, Ares Games
  • BEST ART DIRECTOR: Irene Gallo, Tor & Tor.com
  • LIFETIME ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Jim Burns

Congrats to all the winners!

WINNERS: 1939 Retro Hugo Award

The winners of the 1939 Retro Hugo Award were announced at LonCon 3:
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FINALISTS: 2014 Parsec Awards

The finalists for this year’s Parsec Awards, presented for excellence in science fiction podcasting, have been announced.
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The winners of the 2013 Shirley Jackson Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic have been announced!

NOVEL
  • American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett (Orbit)
NOVELLA
NOVELETTE
  • “Cry Murder! In a Small Voice” by Greer Gilman (Small Beer Press)
SHORT FICTION
SINGLE-AUTHOR COLLECTION (tie)
  • Before and Afterlives by Christopher Barzak (Lethe Press)
  • North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud (Small Beer Press)
EDITED ANTHOLOGY
  • Grimscribe’s Puppets edited by Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. (Miskatonic River Press)

Congratulations to all the winners!

WINNERS: 2014 Prometheus Awards

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the winners of the for the 2014 Prometheus Award, recognizing pro-freedom novels published in the last year, and the Hall of Fame Award for best classic fiction:

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the finalists for the 2014 Prometheus Award, recognizing pro-freedom novels published in the last year, and the Hall of Fame Award for best classic fiction:
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FINALISTS: 2014 World Fantasy Awards

The finalists for the World Fantasy Awards have been announced!

Novel
  • Dust Devil on a Quiet Street by Richard Bowes (Lethe)
  • A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan (Tor)
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (Morrow; Headline Review)
  • A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar (Small Beer)
  • The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker (Harper)
  • The Land Across by Gene Wolfe (Tor)

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FINALISTS: 2014 Chesley Awards

ASFA (the Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists) has announced the finalists for the 2014 Chesley Awards!


Best Cover Illustration: Hardback Book – Click for Gallery
  • Jason Chan - Lost Covenant: A Widdershins Adventure by Ari Marmell; Pyr, Dec. 2013
  • Kekai Kotaki - Quintessence by David Walton; Tor, March 2013
  • Maurizio Manzieri - Book of Iron by Elizabeth Bear; Subterranean Press, Sept. 2013
  • Todd Lockwood - A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan; Tor, Feb. 2013
  • Michael Whelan - A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson; Tor, Jan. 2013
  • Allen Williams - Light Reading, Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling; Tor, March 2013

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WINNERS: 2014 Locus Awards

While I was away from my computer last weekend, he winners of the 2014 Locus Awards were announced!
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The 2014 inductees to the Science Fiction Hall of Fame have just been announced!

Congratulations to:

  • Leigh Brackett
  • Frank Frazetta
  • Stanley Kubrick
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Olaf Stapledon

FINALISTS: 2014 Sunburst Award

The finalists for this year’s Sunburst Award — a juried award celebrating excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic — have been announced announced!
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The finalists for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award, honoring North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy, have been announced!

The winners of the The David Gemmell Legend Awards have been announced!

Legend Award (Best novel)
  • Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence (Harper Collins UK)

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The winners of the John W. Campbell Award and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award were announced ahead of this weekend’s Campbell Conference in Lawrence Kansas, where the awards will be presented to the winners.

John W. Campbell Award
  • Strange Bodies by by Marcel Theroux
Theodore Sturgeon Award

WINNERS: 2014 Ditmar Awards

The winners for the 2014 Ditmar Awards, given by members of the Australian National Science Fiction Convention for professional and fan works by Australians, have been announced:

Best Novel
  • Fragments of a Broken Land: Valarl Undead, Robert Hood (Wildside Press)

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The finalists for the 2014 British Fantasy Awards have been announced!

Four nominees in each category were decided by the votes of BFS members and the attendees of FantasyCon 2012 and FantasyCon 2014. The exception is the Best Short Story category, in which two stories drawing for fourth place could not be separated and both were put through to the shortlist. Up to two further nominees in each category were added by the juries as “egregious omissions” under the rules.

And now, the finalists!

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FINALISTS: 2013 Sidewise Award

This year’s Sidewise Awards for Alternate History have been announced:
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The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the finalists for the 2014 Prometheus Award, recognizing pro-freedom novels published in the last year, and the Hall of Fame Award for best classic fiction:
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2014 Hugo Awards Voter Packet Now Available

The 2014 Hugo Awards Voter Packet has been released.

Details follow…
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