And still the awards keep coming. These are some of the awards that have been announced over the last couple of weeks.
The shortlists have been announced for the Sunburst Awards for excellence in Canadian literature of the fantastic. The full lists are here.
The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the winners of the Prometheus Awards for works that examine the meaning of freedom.
The Core of the Sun, Johanna Sinisalo
Hall of Fame
“Coventry”, Robert A. Heinlein (1940)
Freefall, a webcomic by Mark Stanley
Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award
For those wanting to rediscover this writer, a number of Quinn’s better-known science fiction works are included in The Seabury Quinn Collection.
The winners of the Japanese science fiction awards have been announced. The awards for work in translation are:
Best Translated Novel
United States of Japan, Peter Tieryas, translated by Naoya Nakahara
Best Translated Story
“Backward, Turn Backward”, James Tiptree, Jr., translated by Kazuko Onoda (Crown of Stars)
“Simulacrum”, Ken Liu, translated by Yoshimichi Furusawa
From Nebula and Hugo Award–nominated Carolyn Ives Gilman comes Dark Orbit, a compelling novel featuring alien contact, mystery, and murder.
Reports of a strange, new habitable planet have reached the Twenty Planets of human civilization. When a team of scientists is assembled to investigate this world, exoethnologist Sara Callicot is recruited to keep an eye on an unstable crewmate.