The British Science Fiction Association’s shortlists are up! See here, but full lists below.
Angular Size by Geoff Nelder in my SFerics 2017 anthology is on the short story shortlist. Yes, I did say ON THE SHORTLIST. Congratulations Geoff. You’re the man!
My personal thank you to all who helped make SFerics 2017 possible, Mike Hardwick, Amanda Kear, Gareth Lewis, Geoff Nelder, J S Rogers, Roz Clarke and Andy Bigwood. My thanks also go to those who nominated and voted for Geoff’s story to be on the shortlist.
Not bad for a first anthology! [Now to go and lie down in a darkened room!]
Click on image below to get UK Amazon.
Nina Allan – The Rift (Titan Books)
Anne Charnock – Dreams Before the Start of Time (47North)
Mohsin Hamid – Exit West (Hamish Hamilton)
Ann Leckie – Provenance (Orbit)
Best Shorter Fiction
Anne Charnock – The Enclave (NewCon Press)
Elaine Cuyegkeng – These Constellations Will Be Yours (Strange Horizons)
Greg Egan – Uncanny Valley (Tor.com)
Geoff Nelder – Angular Size (in ‘SFerics 2017’ edited by Roz Clarke and Rosie Oliver, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform)
Tade Thompson – The Murders of Molly Southbourne (Tor.com)
Paul Kincaid – Iain M. Banks (University of Illinois Press)
Juliet E McKenna – The Myth of Meritocracy and the Reality of the Leaky Pipe and Other Obstacles in Science Fiction & Fantasy (in ‘Gender Identity and Sexuality in Current Fantasy and Science Fiction’ edited by Francesca T Barbini, Luna Press)
Adam Roberts – Wells at the World’s End 2017 blog posts (Wells at the World’s End blog)
Shadow Clarke Award jurors – The 2017 Shadow Clarke Award blog (The Anglia Ruskin Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy). The 2017 Shadow Clarke jurors are: Nina Allan, Maureen Kincaid Speller, Victoria Hoyle, Vajra Chandrasekera, Nick Hubble, Paul Kincaid, Jonathan McCalmont, Megan AM.
Vandana Singh – The Unthinkability of Climate Change: Thoughts on Amitav Ghosh’s The Great Derangement (Strange Horizons)
Geneva Benton – Sundown Towns (cover for Fiyah Magazine #3)
Jim Burns – Cover for ‘The Ion Raider’ by Ian Whates (NewCon Press)
Galen Dara – Illustration for ‘These Constellations Will Be Yours’ by Elaine Cuyegkeng (Strange Horizons)
Chris Moore – Cover for ‘The Memoirist’ by Neil Williamson (NewCon Press)
Victo Ngai – Illustration for ‘Waiting on a Bright Moon’ by JY Yang (Tor.com)
Marcin Wolski – Cover for ‘2084’ edited by George Sandison (Unsung Stories)