The nominees for the 2016 Sidewise Awards for Alternate History have been announced.
- Anna Belfrage, “The Danish Crutch,” 1066 Turned Upside Down, Amazon
- Daniel Bensen, “Treasure Fleet,” Tales from Alternate Earths, Inkling Press
- Brent A. Harris & Ricardo Victoria, “Twilight of the Mesozoic Moon,” Tales from Alternate Earths, Inkling Press
- G. K. Holloway, “The Battle of London Bridge,” 1066 Turned Upside Down, Amazon
- Adam Rovner, “What If the Jewish State Had Been Established in East Africa,” What Ifs of Jewish History
- Bruce Sterling, Pirate Utopia, Tachyon Press
- Richard Beard, Acts of the Assassins, Harvill Secker (a.k.a. The Apostle Killer, Melville House)
- Ben Winters, Underground Airlines, Mulholland
- Nick Wood, Azanian Bridges, NewCon Press
This year’s award judges are Stephen Baxter, Karen Hellekson, Matt Mitrovich, Jim Rittenhouse, Kurt Sidaway, and Steven H Silver.
The Sidewise Award winners will be announced on August 20.