Out This Week! 22nd July 2019

23rd July 2019 - The Dark Above - Jeremy Finley In this sequel to the critically-acclaimed novel that grabbed fans of X-Files and Stranger Things, Jeremy Finley returns with another thriller full of aliens and government cover-ups.  For most of his life, William Chance has been the living proof that his grandmother and her fellow researchers into missing people... Continue Reading →

Baen Fantasy Adventure Award for J.J. Cragun

J.J. Cragun has taken the top prize in the sixth annual Baen Fantasy Adventure Awards, his entry, "Treason Properly" will be published as the featured story on the Baen Books main website and paid at industry-standard rates for professional story submittals. Cragun will also receive a handsome engraved award and a prize package containing $500... Continue Reading →

The 2019 Aurealis Awards Are Now Open for Entries

The Aurealis Awards, Australia’s premier awards for speculative fiction, are for works created by an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and published for the first time between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2019. Full guidelines and FAQ can be found on the Aurealis Awards website. From the announcement: We strongly encourage publishers and authors... Continue Reading →

Tasha Suri wins the Brave New Words Award

Starburst Magazine has announced that Tasha Suri has won 2019’s Brave New Words Award for her debut novel, Empire of Sand. The Brave New Words book prize goes to an individual, not a specific work. Like all of the Starburst Awards (such as the ones presented at the Starburst Film Festival), it’s designed to encourage... Continue Reading →

Little Eve wins 2018 Shirley Jackson Award

Catriona Ward's Little Eve has taken the top award for best novel in the 2018 Shirley Jackson awards. The awards are for outstanding achievement in horror, psychological suspense, and dark fantasy fiction. Prizes are awarded for Best Novel, Novella, Novelette, Short Fiction, Single Author Collection, and Edited Anthology. The full list of winners and nominees... Continue Reading →

Prometheus Awards for Corcoran and Vonnegut

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the 2019 winners of the Prometheus Awards for Best Novel and Hall of Fame (Best Classic Fiction). The LFS has chosen Causes of Separation (Morlock Publishing), by Travis Corcoran, as the 2019 winner of the Best Novel category of the 39th annual Prometheus Awards. LFS members also voted to... Continue Reading →

Out This Week! 8th July 2019

8th July 2019 - The Lightest Object in the Universe - Kimi Eisele What if the end times allowed people to see and build the world anew? This is the landscape that Kimi Eisele creates in her surprising and original debut novel. Evoking the spirit of such monumental love stories as Cold Mountain and the creative vision of novels like Station Eleven, The Lightest Object in the Universe imagines... Continue Reading →

Miller and Newitz take Campbell Award Honours

The Campbell Conference Awards Banquet, at the University of Kansas in Lawrence KS, was the forum for the announcement of two award winners. The John W. Campbell Memorial Award for the best Science Fiction novel published in 2018 and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for the best short fiction of 2018. Unlike most of the... Continue Reading →

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