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.
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
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).
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.
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)
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.