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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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The British Fantasy Society Have Announced The 2019 British Fantasy Award Shortlists

Following two rounds of nomination and voting from the members of the British Fantasy Society and FantasyCon, The British Fantasy Awards has announced the shortlist for each of the Award categories. The shortlisted entries are now entered for consideration by the appointed juries for each category. A full list of the jurors can be seen on the BFS website here.

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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 favourite works published in the

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Rosewater by Tade Thompson is the 33rd Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award

Tade Thompson’s Rosewater , published by Orbit, has been announced as the winner of the 33rd Arthur C. Clarke Award. As well as the status of being a Clarke Award prize winner, Thompson receives a check for £2,019 and an engraved bookend. Other finalists were: Semiosis –  Sue Burke (HarperVoyager) Revenant Gun –  Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris) Frankenstein in Baghdad 

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