2014 Sturgeon Finalists

The 2014 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award shortlist was announced on May 1 by Christopher McKitterick, Director of the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. The award is given for the best science fiction short story of the year:

  • “Bloom,” Gregory Norman Bossert. Asimov’s, Dec 2013.
  • “The Weight of the Sunrise,” Vylar Kaftan. Asimov’s, Feb 2013.
  • “They Shall Salt the Earth with Seeds of Glass,” Alaya Dawn Johnson. Asimov’s, Jan 2013.
  • “Over There,” Will McIntosh. Asimov’s, Jan 2013.
  • “The Wildfires of Antarctica,” Alan De Niro. Tyrannia and Other Renditions, Small Beer Press.
  • “The Irish Astronaut,” Val Nolan. Electric Velocipede, May 2013.
  • “In Joy, Knowing the Abyss Behind,” Sarah Pinsker. Strange Horizons, July 2013.
  • “Mystic Falls,” Robert Reed. Clarkesworld, Nov 2013.
  • “Selected Program Notes from the Retrospective Exhibition of Theresa Rosenberg Latimer,” Kenneth Scheyer. Clockwork Phoenix 4, Mythic Delirium Books.
  • “The Urishima Effect,” E. Lily Yu. Clarkesworld, June 2013.

The winners will be revealed at the Campbell Conference on Friday, June 13 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

Awards Given at Campbell Conference

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.]