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Elsewhere

by Paul

There seems to have been a lot out there on the web lately. Partly, of course, this is because people have been responding to current events. As, for instance, John Scalzi, author of The Collapsing Empire, does here when he says that under Trump’s presidency it’s hard to write the future. He makes the important point […]

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Hugo Award Winners

by Paul

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And the winners are …              Best Novel The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin Best Series The Vorkosigan Saga by Lois McMaster Bujold Best Novella Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire Best Novelette “The Tomato Thief” by Ursula Vernon Best Short Story “Seasons of Glass and Iron” by Amal El-Mohtar Best […]

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Catching up: Awards

by Paul

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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               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 […]

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Locus Award shortlists

by Paul

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Locus has announced the top ten finalists in each category of the Locus Awards. The winners will be announced at the Locus Award Weekend in Seattle in June. The full list of finalists is here, but these are the main science fiction categories: Science Fiction Novel                         […]

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Elsewhere

by Paul

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It’s one of those months when anybody interested in astronomy, astrophysics, space – you know, all that stuff that science fiction does – must have been in seventh heaven. I mean, just look at the stuff that’s been coming out. There’s the discovery of an Earth-like world that could be capable of sustaining life in orbit […]

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Hugo Award Winners Announced

by Paul

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So, that was the biggie. This year’s Hugo Awards have been announced at MidAmericon. And the winners are: BEST NOVEL The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit) BEST NOVELLA Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com) BEST NOVELETTE “Folding Beijing” by Hao Jingfang, translated Ken Liu (Uncanny Magazine, Jan-Feb 2015) BEST SHORT STORY “Cat Pictures Please” by […]

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Awards 2015: Locus Awards

by Paul

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The 2015 Locus Awards have been announced in Seattle. The winners are: Science Fiction Novel: Ancillary Sword, Ann Leckie Fantasy Novel: The Goblin Emperor, Katherine Addison First Novel: The Memory Garden, Mary Rickert Young Adult Book: Half a King, Joe Abercrombie Novella: Yesterday’s Kin, Nancy Kress Novelette: “Tough Times All Over”, Joe Abercrombie Short Story: “The Truth About Owls”, Amal […]

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