Aliette de Bodard wins a Nebula

Congratulations to Aliette de Bodard for winning a Nebula Award for Best Short Story, for Immersion. This is something of a historical win as, as far as we can ascertain, Aliette is the first ever European writer to win a Nebula in the entire history of the award. Congratulations to Aliette and here's hoping for the continuation of greater diversity... Continue Reading →

BSFA Award

I'm delighted to say we've been nominated for a BSFA Award in the non-fiction category! And very happy to see two international writers, Aliette de Bodard (France) and Rochita Loenen-Ruiz (Philippines) in the short fiction category. Best Novel Dark Eden by Chris Beckett (Corvus) Empty Space: a Haunting by M. John Harrison (Gollancz) Intrusion by Ken Macleod (Orbit)... Continue Reading →

2012 Utopiales Awards Announced

The Utopiales Awards were announced in Utopiales, Nantes, France. Fiction Utopiales European Award: “Biting the Shield” (Mordre le bouclier) by Justine Niogret (France) Utopiales European Youth Award: “Blood Red Road” (Saba ange de la mort ) by Moira Young (UK) Cinema Feature Films Grand Prix : “Eega” (Fly) by S. S. Rajamouli (India) SyFy Public Award... Continue Reading →

Lord, Okorafor win Carl Brandon Awards

Via Locus: The Carl Brandon Society has announced that Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord and Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor are the 2010 Carl Brandon Awards winners. Redemption in Indigo won the Carl Brandon Parallax Award, given to works of speculative fiction created by a self-identified person of color, and Who Fears Death was awarded the Carl Brandon Kindred Award, given to any... Continue Reading →

Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire 2012

Locus have the winners of this year's Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire: French Novel Rêves de Gloire, Rolanc C. Wagner (L’Atalante) Avant le déluge, Raphaël Albert (Mnémos) Léviathan : La Chute, Lionel Davoust (Don Quichotte) Bankgreen, Thierry Di Rollo (Le Bélial’) Narcogenèse, Anne Fakhouri (L’Atalante) Loar, Loïc Henry (Griffe d’Encre) D’Or et d’émeraude, Éric Holstein (Mnémos) L’Ardoise magique,... Continue Reading →

2012 Galileo Awards nominees

The Romanian 2012 Galileo Award nominees have been announced: The Best Volume: “The Seasons” (Anotimpurile) by Bogdan-Tudor Bucheru (Millennium Books) “Ink and Blood” (Cerneală și singe) by Ștefana Cristina Czeller (Millennium Books) “DemNet” (DemNet) by Dan Doboș (Media-Tech) “Chronicles from the End of the World” (Cronici de la capătul pămîntului) by Costi Gurgu (Millennium Books) “Alone on Ormuza” (Singur... Continue Reading →

Tidhar, Marques, Nussbaum nominated for BSFA Award

Lavie Tidhar's Osama has been nominated for the British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel. Portuguese artist Pedro Marques has been nominated for his cover artwork for the novel (see below!).  Israeli critic Abigail Nussbaum has also been nominated, for the second year running, in the non-fiction category for her review of M.J. Engh's Arslan. The full list of... Continue Reading →

Monday Original Content: An Interview with Jared Shurin and Anne Perry on the Kitschies

This week, the indefatigable Charles Tan interviews Jared Shurin and Anne Perry about their new literary award, The Kitschies (won last year by Lauren Beukes's Zoo City). Anne and Jared also run the Pornokitsch blog of book reviews and have recently edited the anthology Pandemonium: Stories of the Apocalypse. An Interview with Jared Shurin and... Continue Reading →

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