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Catching up: Awards

By / July 12, 2017 / no comments

Typical, isn’t it. Go away for a few days and suddenly a whole host of awards are announced. So, here’s a quick run down of the most recent awards.

Locus Awards

Death's End (Remembrance of Earth's Past)  Revenger  Ninefox Gambit  Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children)  The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales

The Big Book of Science Fiction  The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories  The Geek Feminist Revolution: Essays

Science Fiction Novel: Death’s End by Cixin Liu

Young Adult Book: Revenger by Alastair Reynolds

First Novel: Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

Novella: Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Novelette: “You’ll Surely Drown Here if you Stay” by Alyssa Wong (Uncanny)

Short Story: “Season’s of Glass and Iron” by Amal El-Mohtar (The Starlit Wood)

Anthology: The Big Book of Science Fiction ed. Ann & Jeff VanderMeer

Collection: The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu

Magazine: Tor.com

Publisher: Tor

Editor: Ellen Datlow

Artist: Julie Dillon

Non-Fiction: The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley

Art Book: Walking Through the Landscape of Faerie by Charles Vess


European Science Fiction Society Hall of Fame Awards

Best Work of Fiction: The Call by Peadar O’Guilin

Best Author: Dario Tonani (Italy); Best Artist: Aurélien Police (France) & Judith Clute (UK); Best Magazine: SuperSonic (Spain); Best Publisher: Tracus Arte (Romania); Best Promoter: Ian Watson (UK); Best Translator: Natalia Osoianu (Russia).

See here for a full list of awards.


SFRA Awards

Pioneer Award (Critical Essay): “Forms of Duration: Preparedness, the Mars Trilogy, and the Management of Climate Change” by Lindsay Thomas

Pilgrim Award (Lifetime Achievement): Tom Moylan

Thomas D. Clareson Award (Outstanding Service): Pawel Frelik

Mary K. Bray Award (Contribution to SFRA Review): A.P. Canavan

Student Paper Award: Francis Gene-Rowe


James White Award

“The Morrigan” by Stewart Horn

Special Commendation: “May the Pain Guide You Home” by Daniel Roy

The winning short story will be published in Interzone.


Chesley Awards

Best Cover Illustration, Hardback: Tran Nguyen for Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey (Subterranean)

Best Cover Illustration, Paperback or Ebook: Julie Dillon for Beyond the Stars: At Galaxy’s Edge Ed. Ellen Campbell (Astral)

Best Cover Illustration, Magazine: Galen Dara for Uncanny May-June 2016

Best Interior Illustration: Greg Ruth for “Freedom is Space for the Spirit”, Glen Hirshberg (Tor.com)

See here for a full list of awards.

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