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Tiptree Award Winner announced

By / March 15, 2017 / no comments

The winner of this year’s James Tiptree Jr, Award has been announced. As the Tiptree Award website proclaims: “The Tiptree Award is intended to reward those writers and other creative artists who are bold enough to contemplate shifts and changes in gender roles, a fundamental aspect of any society.”

When the Moon was Ours: A Novel

This year’s winner is: When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

Anna-Marie McLemore will receive $1000 in prize money, a specially commissioned piece of original artwork, and (as always) chocolate. The award will be presented at Wiscon in May.


The jury also announced an Honor List of nine works:

Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens   Borderline (The Arcadia Project)   Will Do Magic for Small Change   Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children)

Too Like the Lightning: A Novel (Terra Ignota)   The Core of the Sun    Everfair: A Novel

Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens by Eleanor Arnason

Borderline by Mishell Baker

“Opals and Clay” by Nino Cipri

Will Do Magic for Small Change by Andrea Hairston

“The Night Bazaar for Women Becoming Reptiles” by Rachael K. Jones

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer

The Core of the Sun by Johanna Sinisalo

Everfair by Nisi Shawl


In addition, a long list of 12 other works was also announced:

All the Birds in the Sky   The Waterdancer's World   Lily   King of the Worlds   Cantor for Pearls (Twin Kingdoms Romances Book 2)   The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth)

An Accident of Stars: Book I of the Manifold Worlds   Sleeping Under the Tree of Life (Conversation Pieces) (Volume 50)   Suddenly, Paris   The Arrival of Missives   The Natural Way of Things

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

The Waterdancer’s World by L. Timmel Duchamp

Lily by Michael Thomas Ford

King of the Worlds by M. Thomas Gammarino

“Vesp: A History of Sapphic Scaphism” by Porpentine Charity Heartscape

Cantor for Pearls by M.C.A. Hogarth

The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows

Sleeping Under the Tree of Life by Sheree Renee Thomas

Suddenly Paris by Olga & Christopher Werby

The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

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