Wednesday, January 19, 2011

2010 BSFA Awards & 2010 Philip K. Dick Award nominees

The British Science Fiction Association has announced on Monday the nominees for the 2010 BSFA Awards:

Best Novel:
Paolo Bacigalupi – “The Windup Girl” (Orbit)
Lauren Beukes – “Zoo City” (Angry Robot)
Ken Macleod – “The Restoration Game” (Orbit)
Ian McDonald – “The Dervish House” (Gollancz)
Tricia Sullivan – “Lightborn” (Orbit)

Best Short Fiction:
Nina Allan – “Flying in the Face of God” (Interzone 227, TTA Press)
Aliette de Bodard – “The Shipmaker” (Interzone 231, TTA Press)
Peter Watts – “The Things’’ (Clarkesworld 40)
Neil Williamson – “Arrhythmia” (Music for Another World, Mutation Press)

Best Non-Fiction:
Paul Kincaid – Blogging the Hugos: Decline, Big Other
Abigail Nussbaum – Review, With Both Feet in the Clouds, Asking the Wrong Questions Blogspot
Adam Roberts – Review, Wheel of Time, Punkadiddle
Francis Spufford – “Red Plenty” (Faber and Faber)
Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe - The Notes from Coode Street Podcast

Best Art:
Andy Bigwood – cover for “Conflicts” (Newcon Press)
Charlie Harbour – cover for “Fun With Rainbows” by Gareth Owens (Immersion Press)
Dominic Harman – cover for “The Cat’s Cradle” by Kurt Vonnegut (Gollancz)
Joey Hi-Fi – cover for “Zoo City” by Lauren Beukes (Angry Robot)
Ben Greene – “A Deafened Plea for Peace” cover for “Crossed Genres 21”
Adam Tredowski – cover for “Finch” by Jeff Vandermeer (Corvus)

The winners will be announced at Illustrious, the Eastercon Convention on Saturday, April 23rd.

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The nominees for the 2010 Philip K. Dick Award were announced yesterday:

“Yarn” by Jon Armstrong (Night Shade Books)
“Chill” by Elizabeth Bear (Ballantine Books/Spectra)
“The Reapers Are The Angels” by Alden Bell (Tor UK/Henry Holt & Co.)
“Song Of Scarabaeus” by Sara Creasy (Eos)
“The Strange Affair Of Spring Heeled Jack” by Mark Hodder (Pyr)
“Harmony” by Project Itoh, translated by Alexander O. Smith (Haikasoru)
“State Of Decay” by James Knapp (Roc)

The winner will be announced at Norwescon 34 on Friday, April 22nd.

Good luck to all the nominees!

3 comments:

redhead said...

Go Lauren Beukes!!

Go Mark Hodder!!

Tea and Tomes said...

I'm glad I at least have a few of those books on my current TBR pile.

Mihai (Dark Wolf) said...

Redhead, you know your favorites :)

Tea and Tomes, I have a couple of them too. I hope to get them really soon :)