BSFA Awards Latest Nominations Update

Nominations are closed in under 2 weeks. Be sure to get your nominations in to us as soon as you can.

Anyway, here’s the list so far…

Best Novel

Kings of Eternity, Eric  Brown (Solaris)

Heaven’s Shadow, Cassutt, Soyer  (Tor)

The Final Days, Gary Gibson (Tor)

The Ironclad Prophecy, Pat Kelleher  (Abaddon)

Cyber Circus, Kim Lakin-Smith  (Newcon Press)

The Age of Odin, James Lovegrove (Solaris)

Savage City, Sophia McDougall (Gollancz)

Embassy Town, China  Mieville (Macmillan)

Mr Fox, Helen Oyeyemi (Picador)

Hell Ship Phillip Palmer (Orbit)

Snuff, Terry Pratchett (Doubleday)

The Islanders, Christopher Priest  (Gollancz)

The Demi-Monde: Winter, Rod Rees (Quercus)

By Light Alone, Adam Roberts (Gollancz)

The Testament of Jessie Lamb, Jane Rogers (Sandstone Press)

The Noise Revealed, Ian Whates (Solaris)

City of Hope and Despair, Ian Whates (Angry Robot)

Best Short Fiction

The Silver Wind, Nina Allen, Interzone 233, TTA Press

Smoke City, Christopher Barzak, Asimov’s (April/May)

Day 29, Chris Beckett, Asimov’s (July)

Chislehurst Messiah, Lauren Beukes, Pandemonium: Stories of the Apocalypse, Jurassic London

Tell me Everything, Chris Butler, Interzone 233, TTA Press

The Copenhagen Interpretation, Paul Cornell, Asimov’s (July)

The Last Man, Jon Courtney Grimwood, Pandemonium: Stories of the Apocalypse, Jurassic London

Danilo, Carole Emshwiller, Asimov’s (September)

And Weep Like Alexander, Neil Gaiman, Fables from the Fountain, Newcon Press

Widows in the World, Gavin J Grant, Strange Horizons (2 parts)

OMG GTFO, S. L. Grey, Pandemonium: Stories of the Apocalypse, Jurassic London

The Incredible Exloding Man, Dave Hutchinson, Solaris Rising:The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction ed. Ian Whates

The Man Who Bridged the Mist , Kij Johnson, Asimov’s (Oct/Nov)

Tidal Forces, Caitlin R Kiernan, Eclipse 4 ed. Jonathan Strahan, Nightshade Books

Valley of the Girls, Kelly Link, Subterranean Press

Tying Knots, Ken Liu, Clarkesworld #52

A Smart Well-Mannered Uprising of the Dead, Ian McDonald,  Solaris Rising:The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction ed. Ian Whates

Covehithe, China Mieville, The Guardian

A Soldier of the City, David Moles, Engineering Infinity ed. Jonathan Strahan, Solaris

The Thick Night, Sunny Moraine, Strange Horizons

Follow That Cathedral!, The Immersion Book of Steampunk, Immersion Press

A Response from EST 17, Tom Purdom, Asimov’s (April/May)

For the Ages, Alastair Reynolds,  Solaris Rising:The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction ed. Ian Whates

Covehithe, China Mieville, The Guardian

 

Tethered, Mercurio D. Rivera, Interzone 236, TTA Press

The 9,000,000,001st Name of God, Adam Roberts, Fables from the Fountain, Newcon Press

The Problem with Time Travel, Adam Roberts,  Solaris Rising:The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction ed. Ian Whates

Covehithe, China Mieville, The Guardian

Of Dawn, Al Robertson, Interzone 235, TTA Press

The Ever-Dreaming Verdict of Plagues, Jason Sanford, Interzone 236, TTA Press

Corn Teeth, Melanie Tem, Asimov’s (August)

Jesus and the Eightfold Path, Lavie Tidhar, Immersion Press

A Glass of Shadow, Liz Williams, A Glass of Shadow, Newcon Press

Best Non-Fiction

 

Out of This World: Science Fiction but not as we Know it , Mike Ashley, Out of This World: Science Fiction but not as we Know it , British Library

In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination, Margaret Attwood, Nan A. Talese

The Progress of Text, Chris Beckett, Electronic British Library Journal

Wiscon, Stories and Ontological Blackness, Maurice Broaddus, Wiscon Chronicles 5, ed. Nisi Shawl

Fool to Believe: Remarks on Some Short Stories By Pat Cadigan, Matthew Cheney, Strange Horizons

Review of Deathless by Catherynne Valente, Matt Denault, Lingua Fantastika (3 parts)

In Praise of Joanna Rowling’s Hermione Granger Series, Sadie Doyle, Global Comment

Speculative Fiction as Postcolonial Critique in Ghostwritten and Cloud Atlas, Nicholas Dunlop, David Mitchell: Critical Essays ed. Sarah Dillon, Gylphi

Review of The Arthur C Clarke Award Shortlist, Dan Hartland, Strange Horizons (2 parts)

Supergods, Grant Morrison, Jonathan Cape

Alien Vault: The Definitive Story Behind the Film, Ian Nathan, Aurum Press Ltd

Review of Arslan by MJ Engh, Abigail Nussbaum, Asking the Wrong Questions

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, Adam Roberts, SF Mistressworks

Review of Aurorarama by Jean-Christophe Valtat, Adam Roberts, Strange Horizons.

SF Mistressworks, Ian Sales, SF Mistressworks

Hyperbolic Futures , Steven Shaviro, Cascadia Subduction Zone 2

Pornokitsch, Jared, Shurin, Pornokitsch

Review of The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss, Jared Shurin, Pornokitsch.

‘Moonlight bright as a UFO abduction’: Science Fiction, Present-Future Alienation and Cognitive Mapping, William Stephenson, David Mitchell: Critical Essays ed. Sarah Dillon, Gylphi

Notes From Coode Street Podcast, Jonathan Strahan

Remediations of ‘Japan’ in number9dream, Baryon Tensor Posodas, David Mitchell: Critical Essays ed. Sarah Dillon, Gylphi

(Re)Producing the View from Nowhere: a reaction to Wiscon 34’s Reproductive Health Panel, Maria Velasquez, Wiscon Chronicles 5, ed. Nisi Shawl

Best Art

Cover of Kim Lakin-Smith’s Cyber Circus, Vincent Chong, Newcon Press

Cover of Lavie Tidhar’s Jesus and the Eightfold Path, Melissa, Gay, Immersion Press

Cover of The Immersion Book of Steampunk, Charlie Harbour, Immersion Press

Cover of Ian Whates’ The Noise Revealed, Dominic Harman, Solaris

Moon BBQ, Joey Hifi, Science Museum Summer in Space creative

Cover of Andy Remic’s SIM, Vincent Holland-Keen, Anarchy Books

Cover of Lavie Tidhar’s Osama, Pedro Marques, PS Publishing

A Song of Fire and Ice 2012 Calendar, inspired by George RR Martin, John Picacio, Random House

Cover of Liz Williams’ A Glass of Shadow, Anne Sudoworth, Newcon Press

Cover of Adam Roberts’ By Light Alone, Gollancz

Cover of Maureen F. McHugh’s After the Apocalypse, Small Beer Press

Cover of Carrie Ryan’s The Dark and Hollow Places, Gollancz

Cover of Three Messages and a Warning, eds. Chris Nakashima-Brown and Eduardo Jimenez Mayo , Small Beer Press

Apocalypse is Coming, video, Tate Britain exhibition

Relics in Interzone 234, Richard Wagner, TTA Press

 

All the how-tos are on the same page as always: http://www.bsfa.co.uk/bsfa-awards/

 

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