Locus Awards Announces 2017 Finalists

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by Pete Richmond

The Locus Awards, awarded by the science fiction and fantasy magazine Locus, have recognised some of the biggest names in the business.

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Past winners include Le Guin, Gaiman and Asimov, among a whole of other household names. The awards cover all the major categories with the standard speculative fiction award staples of Best Science Fiction Novel and Best Fantasy Novel the most prestigious, but also cover all aspects of SFF literature. An example of this is the most decorated winner of the whole Locus award history is Gardner Dozois, with an astounding 35 Locus Award wins, all of them in editing categories.

The finalists are chosen by an online poll, and the results of the main categories can be seen below:

 

Science Fiction Novel

 

Fantasy Novel

 

Horror Novel

 

The full list of categories for the Locus Awards also includes awards for:

First Novel
Young Adult Book
Novella
Novellete
Short Story
Anthology
Collection
Magazine
Publisher
Editor
Artist
Non-Fiction
Art Book

The Award Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle in June.

You can find the full listings of finalists on the Locus Awards website, here.

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