Recent News: Awards

December 22, 2016

Welcome to our regular update on genre awards, where we keep you up to date with all the major awards. Midwinter is a quiet time for ceremonies, but there’s plenty of other activity underway – we’ve got the details on the latest awards and upcoming deadlines.

Did we miss an award you think we should be keeping track of? Let us know and we’ll get right on it.



Goodreads Choice Awards Winners

FANTASY: J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) | Runners up
YOUNG ADULT SF/F: Sarah J Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury (Bloomsbury) | Runners up
SCIENCE FICTION: Pierce Brown, Morning Star (Del Rey) | Runners up



BSFA Awards

Closing date (nominations): 31st December | Closing date (longlist voting): 31st January

The BSFA awards are fan awards presented annually by the British Science Fiction Association. The awards seek to honour and promote the genre of science fiction. A second round of voting will follow in January, with the winners announced at Eastercon 2017 (14-17 April) in Birmingham, UK.

Categories: Best Novel, Best Short fiction, Best Artwork, Best work of Non-Fiction

Who can nominate? BSFA members

How do I nominate? Online nomination form



January 2017: shortlist due for the Philip K Dick Award

February 2017: shortlist due for the Aurealis Awards

15 February 2017: nominations (by SFWA members only) close for the Nebula Awards

March 2017: Crawford Award – awarded by the IAFA



Anna Chapman

Anna Chapman

I've been reading for nearly as long as I've been walking, arguably with greater success (or at least fewer bruises). I never did grow out of my love for fantasy, space opera and speculative fiction, and I never intend to.

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