The nominees for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History (for works published in 2011) have been announced.
- Michael F. Flynn, “The Iron Shirts” (Tor.com)
- Lisa Goldstein, “Paradise Is a Walled Garden” (Asimov’s, 8/11)
- Jason Stoddard, “Orion Rising” (Panverse 3, edited by Dario Ciriello,
- Harry Turtledove, “Lee at the Alamo” (Tor.com)
- Robert Conroy, Castro’s Bomb (Kindle)
- Robert Conroy, Himmler’s War (Baen Books)
- Jeff Greenfield, Then Everything Changed (Putnam)
- Ian R MacLeod, Wake Up and Dream (PS Publishing)
- Ian McDonald, Planesrunner (Pyr)
- Ekaterina Sedia, Heart of Iron (Prime)
- Lavie Tidhar, Camera Obscura (Angry Robot)
This year’s panel of judges was Stephen Baxter, Evelyn Leeper, Jim Rittenhouse, Stu Shiffman, Kurt Sidaway and Steven H Silver. The winners will be announced at Chicon 7.