2021 Locus Awards Shortlist

The 2021 Locus Awards finalists have been posted at Locus Online. See the full list at the link.

The Magazine category finalists are the same as last year with one exception – FIYAH joined the top 10. Congratulations!


  • Analog
  • Asimov’s
  • Beneath Ceaseless Skies
  • Clarkesworld
  • F&SF
  • Lightspeed
  • Strange Horizons
  • Tor.com
  • Uncanny

The Locus Awards winners will be announced June 26, 2021, during the virtual Locus Awards Weekend. Connie Willis will MC the awards ceremony. Additional weekend events include author readings, panels with leading authors, and all memberships come with a 2021 Locus Awards t-shirt.

3 thoughts on “2021 Locus Awards Shortlist

  1. That Neon Yang nominations seems likely to be problematic, given that it’s so similar in theme and contents to Isabel Fall’s (IMHO much superior) “I Sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter”, which they went out of their way to chase off of the same publisher four months prior.

  2. Art: they went out of their way to chase off of the same publisher

    Who is “they”?

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