2018 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot

Named in honor of the author of the seminal horror novel Dracula, the Bram Stoker Awards are presented annually for superior achievement in writing in eleven categories, including traditional works of various lengths, poetry, screenplays, and non-fiction. Previous winners include Stephen King, J.K. Rowling, George R. R. Martin, Joyce Carol Oates, and Neil Gaiman. The... Continue Reading →

Nebula Award Shortlist Announced

Award season continues with the announcement of the 2018 Nebula Shortlist from Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The Nebula Awards will be presented during the annual SFWA Nebula Conference, which will run from May 16th-19th and feature programming developed and geared toward SFF professionals. On May 18th, a mass autograph session will take... Continue Reading →

Aurealis Awards 2018 Shortlist

The Continuum Foundation, organisers of the Aurealis Awards, have announced the finalists for the 2018 Aurealis .Awards The winners will be announced at the Aurealis Awards ceremony taking place in Melbourne on Saturday May 4, 2019. Further details of the event will be available on the Aurealis website nearer the time. The Shortlist BEST CHILDREN’S... Continue Reading →

BSFA Awards Shortlist

The British Science Fiction Association has announced the shortlist for their annual awards, for works published in 2018. The Awards will be presented on Saturday 20th April at Ytterbium, the 70th Eastercon, which this year is taking place at The Park Inn Heathrow, London, from 19-22 April 2019. The host for the ceremony will be... Continue Reading →

2019 Splatterpunk Award Nominees!

Wrath James White and Brian Keene, founders of the Splatterpunk Awards, which recognize superior achievement in the sub-genres of Splatterpunk and Extreme Horror, have announced the nominees for the second annual awards, honoring works published in 2018. BEST NOVEL A Gathering of Evil by Gil Valle (Comet Press)Camp Slasher by Dan Padavona (Independently Published)Full Brutal... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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