The winners of the Campbell Award for the Best SF Novel and the Sturgeon Award for Best Short Story have been announced. The awards will be presented June 13 at the Campbell Conference in Lawrence, Kansas.
John W. Campbell Memorial Award
- Strange Bodies, by Marcel Theroux
Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award
- “In Joy, Knowing the Abyss,” by Sarah Pinsker
[Via Locus Online and SF SIte News.]
The finalists for the 2014 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best SF novel of 2013 have been announced.
The award will be presented on June 13 during the Campbell Conference at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.
|Karen Joy Fowler
||We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
||Marian Wood / Putnam
||Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
||The Cusanus Game
||Tor (1st English edition)
||The Disestablishment of Paradise
||The Red: First Light
||Mythic Island Press
||On the Steel Breeze
|Kim Stanley Robinson
||Faber & Faber / Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
The selections were made by the Award jury of Gregory Benford, Paul Di Filippo, Sheila Finch, James Gunn, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Paul Kincaid, Christopher McKitterick, Pamela Sargent, and T.A. Shippey.
The Campbell Award was created to honor the late editor of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, now Analog.
Winners of three awards were announced at the 2013 Campbell Conference on June 14.
Molly Gloss won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for her short story “The Grinnell Method.”
Adam Roberts won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for his novel Jack Glass.
Kevin J. Anderson and Steven Savile’s novella “Tau Ceti” won the first ever Lifeboat to the Stars Award.
[Via Ruth Lichtwardt.]
Niall Harrison’s Torque Control reports:
Strange day, when the John W Campbell Memorial Award is the award I feel positive about. The winner is: In War Times by Kathleen Ann Goonan.
I was quite interested to hear that the Goonan novel won. At Westercon, Kathryn Daugherty, Chris Garcia and I were on a panel discussing the entire Hugo ballot. When we had all said our piece about the Best Novel category, Kathryn pulled out a copy of In War Times and touted it as the book that should be winning the Hugo.
[Via SF Awards Watch.]