We’re not going to be posting much here while the site is still not behaving properly, but we do have to keep up with the news. Particularly at this time of the year when there is a lot of award news coming out.
First up, the BSFA Awards. The winners will be announced at the British Eastercon (30 March – 2 April).
The Rift by Nina Allan
Dreams Before the Start of Time by Anne Charnock
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Provenance by Ann Leckie
Best Shorter Fiction
The Enclave by Anne Charnock
“These Constellations will be Yours” by Elaine Cuyegkeng
Uncanny Valley by Greg Egan
“Angular Size” by Geoff Nelder (in SFerics 2017)
The Murders of Molly Southbourne by Tade Thompson
Iain M. Banks by Paul Kincaid
“The Myth of Meritocracy and the Reality of the Leaky Pipe and Other Obstacles in Science Fiction & Fantasy” by Juliet E. McKenna (in Gender Identity and Sexuality in Current Fantasy and Science Fiction)
Wells at the World’s End blog posts by Adam Roberts
The 2017 Shadow Clarke Award blog by Nina Allan, Maureen Kincaid Speller, Victoria Hoyle, Vajra Chandrasekera, Nick Hubble, Paul Kincaid, Jonathan McCalmont and Megan AM.
“The Unthinkability of Climate Change: Thoughts on Amitav Ghosh’s The Great Derangement” by Vandana Singh
Sundown Towns (cover for Fiyah Magazine #3) by Geneva Benton
Cover for The Ion Raider by Ian Whates by Jim Burns
Cover for The Memoirist by Neil Williamson by Chris Moore
Illustration for Waiting on a Bright Moon by JY Yang by Victo Ngai
Cover for 2084 edited by George Sandison by Marcin Wolski
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.