Conjure Wife Conjures Award 76 Years Later

Alongside the annual pinnacle of the award season that are The Hugo Awards, is the lesser known Retrospective Hugo Award ceremony. Created to honour those works in years past in which there were no Hugo Awards awarded, the Retrospective Hugos (which really should be called the Retgos) were this year the 1944 awards, for those... Continue Reading →

Spinning Silver Strikes Gold

Silver turned to gold at Mythcon 50 as Naomi Novik's Spinning Silver took home the star prize of Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature. The Mythopoeic Awards are given out to those works that are decided to have best exemplified "the Spirit of the Inklings", the famous Oxford writing group that counted JRR Tolkien and... Continue Reading →

Drastic Measures Take Ward to Top Spot

The International Association of Media Tie-in Writers, an mouthful made no easier to pronounce by their commonly known acronym IAMTW, have announced the winners for the 2019 Scribe Awards. The awards honour excellence in licensed tie-in writing, and this year's nominees wrote in such familiar universes as Star Trek, Star Wars and Doctor Who. The... Continue Reading →

Dragon Awards Announce the 2019 Ballot

The Dragon Awards have announced the ballot for the 2019 awards. Among the nominees are such well-known names as Kim Stanley Robinson, for Red Moon, and James S.A. Corey, for Tiamat's Wrath, both up for the Best Science Fiction Novel Award. The full list of nominees can be seen below: Best Science Fiction Novel A... Continue Reading →

Hugo Administrators Apologise for Nomination Error

The 2019/1944 Hugo Award Administrators have announced that Guteto, edited by Morojo (Myrtle R. Douglas), has been added to the 1944 Retrospective Hugo Award ballot, and that Fantasy News, edited by William S. Sykora, has been removed. The full text of the Administrator’s announcement is below. The Hugo Administrators have discovered an error in their... Continue Reading →

Sanderson among BooktubeSFF Award Winners

BooktubeSFF is the segment of YouTube dedicated to booklovers who use the platform to discuss and share their love of reading Science Fiction and Fantasy. The awards started in 2015 and according to the organisers the goals of running them are: 1) To provide another avenue for the BooktubeSFF community to share, read, and discuss our... Continue Reading →

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