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FIYAHCON Launches IgNyte AWARDS

FiyahCon, the virtual convention centering the perspectives and celebrating the contributions of BIPOC in speculative fiction, has recently announced the addition of the Ignyte Awards to their inaugural FiyahCon event. “The Awards seek to celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of the current and future landscapes of science fiction, fantasy, and horror by recognizing incredible feats in storytelling and outstanding efforts

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Neukom Award Open for Submissions

The Neukom Institute for Computational Science at Dartmouth College is accepting book and play submissions for the 2020 Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards. The Neukom Awards, now in its third year, offers prizes in three categories of speculative fiction. Each category will receive an honorarium of $5,000 at a Dartmouth-sponsored event related to speculative fiction.

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The Stars Continue to Shine with Latest Nomination

Fresh off the back of a Hugo win, Mary Robinette Kowal’s The Calculating Stars continues its relentless march across the speculative fiction award scene with a latest nomination for The Sidewise Awards. The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History were conceived in late 1995 to honor the best alternate history genre publications of the year. The first awards were announced in

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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 CS Lewis among its members.

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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 top award, for Original Novel

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