The Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards 2021 Nominees

The Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards 2021 is another set of honors from a collection of book critics, in this case –

Here are The Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards: 2021 nominees.

BEST FANTASY

  • THE ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHES by Alix E. Harrow
  • THE MIDNIGHT BARGAIN by C. L. Polk
  • COMET WEATHER by Liz Williams
  • THE WOLF OF OREN-YARO by K. S. Villoso
  • BLACK SUN by Rebecca Roanhorse
  • THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA by T. J. Klune

BEST SCIENCE FICTION

  • DEAL WITH THE DEVIL by Kit Rocha
  • NOPHEK GLOSS by Essa Hansen
  • THE VANISHED BIRDS by Simon Jiminez
  • GOLDILOCKS by Laura Lam
  • THE SPACE BETWEEN WORLDS by Micaiah Johnson
  • REPO VIRTUAL by Corey J. White

BEST BLURRED BOUNDARIES

  • THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER by Andrea Stewart
  • INTERIOR CHINATOWN by Charles Yu
  • THE CITY WE BECAME by N. K. Jemisin
  • MEXICAN GOTHIC by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • HARROW THE NINTH by Tamsin Muir

BEST DEBUT

  • A SONG OF WRAITHS AND RUIN by Roseanne A. Brown
  • LEGENDBORN by Tracy Deonn
  • THE SCAPEGRACERS by Hannah Abigail Clarke
  • CEMETERY BOYS by Aiden Thomas
  • RAYBEARER by Jordan Ifueko
  • THE YEAR OF THE WITCHING by Alexis Henderson

BEST SERIES

  • DOMINION OF THE FALEN by Alliette de Bodard
  • ISLANDS OF BLOOD AND STORM by Kacen Callender
  • SWEET BLACK WAVES by Kristina Perez
  • THE POPPY WAR by R. F. Kuang
  • DAEVABAD by S. A. Chakraborty
  • WITCHES OF LYCHFORD by Paul Cornell

BEST NOVELLA

  • UPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED by Sarah Gailey
  • THE FOUR PROFOUND WEAVES by R. B. Lemberg
  • THE EMPRESS OF SALT AND FORTUNE by Nghi Vo
  • RIOT BABY by Tochi Onyebuchi
  • SWEET HARMONY by Claire North
  • RING SHOUT by P. Djeli Clark

BEST SHORT STORY

  • TIGER LAWYER GETS IT RIGHT by Sarah Gailey (in Escape Pod: the Science Fiction Anthology)
  • CONVERGENCE IN CHAOS ARCHITECTURE by Dare Segun Falowo (in Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction From Africa and the African Diaspora)
  • IN KIND by Kayla Whaley (in Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite)
  • VOLUMES by Laura Duerr (in Cast of Wonders 435)
  • YOU PERFECT, BROKEN THING by C. L. Clark (in Uncanny Magazine 32)
  • YELLOW AND THE PERCEPTION OF REALITY by Maureen F. McHugh (at tor.com)
  • JUICE LIKE WOUNDS by Seanan McGuire (at tor.com)

1 thought on “The Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards 2021 Nominees

  1. I’ve read several of these, but I’m glad to get more curated suggestions for reading material!

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