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WINNERS: The 2013 Kitschies

The winners of the Kitschies, rewarding “the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining works that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic”, have been announced!

  • RED TENTACLE (NOVEL): Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being
  • GOLDEN TENTACLE (DEBUT): Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice
  • INKY TENTACLE (COVER): Will Staehle for Adam Christopher’s The Age Atomic
  • BLACK TENTACLE (DISCRETIONARY): Malorie Blackman

FINALISTS: The 2013 Kitschies

Finalists for the The Kitschies, rewarding “the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining works that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic”, have been announced!


THE RED TENTACLE (Novel)

(Selected by Kate Griffin, Nick Harkaway, Will Hill, Anab Jain and Annabel Wright)

  • Red Doc> by Anne Carson (Jonathan Cape)
  • A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki (Canongate)
  • Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon (Jonathan Cape)
  • More Than This by Patrick Ness (Walker)
  • The Machine by James Smythe (HarperCollins / Blue Door)

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FINALISTS: The 2012 Kitschies

The finalists for the The 2012 Kitschies (awarded to the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining works that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic) have been announced:

The 2012 finalists for the Red Tentacle:

  • Jesse Bullington’s The Folly of the World (Orbit)
  • Frances Hardinge’s A Face Like Glass (Macmillan)
  • Nick Harkaway’s Angelmaker (William Heinemann)
  • Adam Roberts’ Jack Glass (Gollancz)
  • Juli Zeh’s The Method (Translated by Sally-Ann Spencer)

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