The shortlists have been announced for the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History. The shortlisted works are:
Best Long-Form Alternate History
Best Short-Form Alternate History
“The Danish Crutch” by Anna Belfrage (1066 Turned Upside Down)
“Treasure Fleet” by Daniel Benson (Tales from Alternate Earths)
“Twilight of the Mezozoic Moon” by Brent A. Harris & Ricardo Victoria (Tales from Alternate Earths)
“The Battle of London Bridge” by G.K. Holloway (1066 Turned Upside Down)
“What if the Jewish State had been Established in East Africa” by Adam Rovner (What Ifs of Jewish History)
Pirate Utopia by Bruce Sterling
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.