Campbell Memorial Award Finalists

This was announced in June: The Medusa Chronicles, Stephen Baxter & Alastair Reynolds (Saga) Zero K, Don DeLillo (Scribner) The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe, Kij Johnson (Tor.com Publishing) Into Everywhere, Paul J. McAuley (Gollancz) Everfair, Nisi Shawl (Tor) Occupy Me, Tricia Sullivan (Gollancz) Rosewater, Tade Thompson (Apex) Central Station, Lavie Tidhar (Tachyon) The Underground Railroad, […]

Rich Horton’s best of 2016

“Seven Ways of Looking at the Sun-Worshippers of Yul-Katan” by Maggie Clark, Analog “All that Robot Shit” by Rich Larson, Asimov’s “Project Empathy” by Dominica Phetteplace, Asimov’s “Lazy Dog Out” by Suzanne Palmer, Asimov’s “The Visitor from Taured” by Ian R. MacLeod, Asimov’s “Openness” by Alexander Weinstein, Beloit Fiction Journal “In Skander, for a Boy” […]

Dozois Best of 2016 ToC

Gardner Dozois has posted the Table of Contents for his latest year’s best collection. THE YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION, THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL COLLECTION, Edited by GARDNER DOZOIS TERMINAL, Lavie Tidhar TOURING WITH THE ALIEN, Carolyn Ives Gilman PATIENCE LAKE, Matthew Claxton JONAS AND THE FOX, Rich Larson PRODIGAL, Gord Sellar KIT: Some Assembly Required, Kathe Koja […]

Campbell Memorial Award Finalists

Another good list for 2015 SF novels: Finalists for the 2016 John W. Campbell Memorial Award: •The Water Knife, Paolo Bacigalupi (Orbit/Knopf) •Europe at Midnight, Dave Hutchinson (Rebellion) •Radiomen, Eleanor Lerman (The Permanent) •Luna: New Moon, Ian McDonald (Gollancz/Tor) •Galapagos Regained, James Morrow (St. Martin’s) •Going Dark, Linda Nagata (Mythic Island/Saga) •The Book of Phoenix, […]

Retro-Hugo nominees announced

For those who sit around thinking, “What if they gave out Hugos for work published in 1940?” here’s what a modest group of voters came up with for nominations.  More info at http://midamericon2.org/home/hugo-awards-and-wsfs/1941-retro-hugo-finalists/ BEST NOVEL Gray Lensman by E.E. “Doc” Smith (Astounding Science‐Fiction, Jan 1940) The Ill‐Made Knight by T.H. White (Collins) Kallocain by Karin […]