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Compton Crook Award Winner announced

The Compton Crook Award Winner for the 2012 prize is T. C. McCarthy for Germline, published by Orbit. The Compton Crook Award is presented to the best first novel of the year written by a single author: collaborations are not … Continue reading

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FINALISTS: 2012 Campbell and Sturgeon Awards

The finalists for this year’s Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (honoring the best short science fiction or fantasy story published in 2011) and John W. Campbell Memorial Award (honoring the best science fiction novel of 2011) have just been announced. 2012 … Continue reading

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Finalists for the 2012 SF&F Translation Awards

The Association for the Recognition of Excellence in SF & F Translation (ARESFFT) is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2012 Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards (for works published in 2011). There are two categories: Long Form and … Continue reading

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Jane Rogers wins Arthur C. Clarke Award

The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers has been declared the best science fiction novel of the year and the 26th winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Published by Sandstone Press, the novel is set in a near-future … Continue reading

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Stanley Schmidt wins this year’s Heinlein Award

Stanley Schmidt won this year’s Robert A. Heinlein Award, which is given for outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings to inspire the human exploration of space. The award committee consists of science fiction writers and is chaired … Continue reading

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2012-13 R.D. Mullen Research Fellowships

The winners of the fourth annual R.D. Mullen Research Fellowship have been announced. The R.D. Mullen Research Fellowship is funded by SF Studies in the name of their late founding editor to support archival research in the J. Lloyd Eaton … Continue reading

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2012 Locus Award Finalists

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2012 Locus Awards. Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 15-17, 2012. Connie Willis will MC the … Continue reading

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2011 BSFA Award Winners

The 2011 BSFA Award Winners were announced at 2012 Eastercon last weekend. Congratulations everyone! Novel: The Islanders, Christopher Priest (Gollancz) Short Fiction: ‘The Copenhagen Interpretation’, Paul Cornell (Asimov’s July 2011) Artwork: Cover of Ian Whates’s The Noise Revealed, Dominic Harman … Continue reading

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2012 Hugo Awards

Reposted from the Hugo Award site. Presented at: Chicon 7, Chicago, Illinois, August 30-September 3, 2012 Toastmaster: John Scalzi Base design: Deb Kosiba Awards Administration: Diane Lacey, Jeff Orth, David Gallaher, John Platt, Helen Montgomery Best Novel Among Others, Jo … Continue reading

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2012 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced

It was announced on Friday, April 6, at Norwescon 35, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2011 in the U.S.A. is: THE SAMUIL PETROVITCH TRILOGY by Simon … Continue reading

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