The British Science Fiction Association has announced the shortlist for the 2014 BSFA Awards. We’re thrilled to note that one of SF Signal’s very own contributors, Karen Burnham, has been nominated in the Best Non-Fiction Category!
- The Race by Nina Allan (Newcon Press)
- Cuckoo Song by Frances Harding (Macmillan)
- Europe in Autumn by Dave Hutchinson (Solaris)
- Wolves by Simon Ings (Gollancz)
- Ancillary Sword by Anne Leckie (Orbit)
- The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North (Orbit)
- Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor (Hodder)
- The Moon King by Neil Williamson (Newcon Press)
Best Short Fiction:
- Ruth E J Booth for “The Honey Trap”, published in La Femme, Newcon Press
- Octavia Cade for The Mussel Eater, published by The Book Smugglers
- Benjanun Sriduangkaew for Scale Bright, published by Immersion Press
- Richard Anderson for the cover of Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley, published by Angry Robot Books.
- Blacksheep for the cover of Bête by Adam Roberts, published by Gollancz
- Tessa Farmer for her sculpture The Wasp Factory, after Iain Banks.
- Jeffery Alan Love for the cover of Wolves by Simon Ings, published by Gollancz
- Andy Potts for the cover of Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall, published by EgmontBest Non-Fiction:
- Paul Kincaid for Call and Response, published by Beccon Books
- Jonathan McCalmont for ‘Deep Forests and Manicured Gardens: A Look at Two New Short Fiction Magazines’
- Edward James, for Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers and the First World War
- Strange Horizons: various authors for The State of British SF and Fantasy: A Symposium
- Karen Burnham for Greg Egan, published by University of Illinois Press