And the next awards shortlist …
The shortlists have been announced for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History.
Best Long-Form Alternate History
The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew
The British Lion by Tony Schumacher
Joe Steele by Harry Turtledove
Best Short-Form Alternate History
“Red Legacy” by Eneasz Brodski (Asimov’s Science Fiction)
“Elizabethtown” by Eric Cline (Galaxy’s Edge).
“It Doesn’t Matter Anymore” by Bill Crider (Tales from the Otherverse: Stories of Alternate History ed. James Reasoner).
“Losing Amelia” by Rev Dicerto (Deco Punk: The Spirit of the Age eds. Thomas A. Easton and Judith K. Dial).
“The Last of Time” by Ken Poyner (Daily Science Fiction).
“The Hero of Deadwood” by James Reasoner (Tales from the Otherverse: Stories of Alternate History ed. James Reasoner).
The winners will be announced at MidAmericon II, the Worldcon in Kansas City.
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.