2018 Hugo Award Nominees Announced

The finalists for the 2018 Hugo Awards, Award for Best Young Adult Book, and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and for the 1943 Retrospective Hugo Awards were announced at simultaneous events held in San Jose, California, at Norwescon 41 in SeaTac, Washington, and at Follycon, the 68th British National Science Fiction Convention... Continue Reading →

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Ghost Story Wins Booker Prize

Earlier this year, we highlighted one of the Booker Prize shortlist as particularly interesting and a front runner for the award. That book was Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. Yesterday, the Booker Prize committee announced that George Saunders was the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize. Considered the premier prize in the... Continue Reading →

Tchaikovsky is King of British Fantasy

Adrian Tchaikovsky continues his recent run of success with the Robert Holdstock Award for Best Fantasy Novel from the British Fantasy Society for The Tiger and the Wolf. Tchaikovsky rose to prominence with his Shadows of the Apt series of fantasy novels, wherein he released an astonishing ten novels in the series between 2008 and 2014. However,... Continue Reading →

Emma Cline Takes Top Jackson Award

The Shirley Jackson Awards celebrate "outstanding achievement in horror, psychological suspense, and dark fantasy fiction" and are considered one of the premier awards in horror literature. This is the top of the game for horror writers and a true honour for any author wanting to follow in the footsteps of one of the genre's great... Continue Reading →

Copper Cylinder to Company Town

Yet another Canadian Award announcement in what is quickly becoming Canadian Season here at Zealot Script! This time, in affiliation with the Sunburst Awards Society, comes the Copper Cylinder award. This is a popular choice award, voted for by members of the Sunburst Society. The award is named for the novel which is sometimes called... Continue Reading →

Sawyer Takes Home Best of the Decade Prize

From the Sunburst Awards to the Aurora Awards, it's Canada season! The Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association has announced the winners of their Annual Aurora awards, but this year was a bit different. In addition to the twelve (that's right twelve) regular awards, this year was that one out of every ten years that they... Continue Reading →

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