The nominees for the Sidewise: Sidewise Awards for Alternate History for the calendar year 2021 were announced July 19.
- Matt Kresal, “Hitchcock’s Titanic,” Tales from Alternate Earths, Vol. III, Inklings Press, 2021
- Alan Smale, “Gunpowder Treason,” Tales from Alternate Earths, Vol. III, Inklings Press, 2021
- Rick Wilber, “Billie the Kid,” Asimov’s, 9/10, 2021
- Laurent Binet, translated by Sam Taylor, Civilizations, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021
- Laura Frankos, Broadway Revival, Swallow’s End Publishing, 2021
- Chris Hadfield, The Apollo Murders, Mulholland Books, 2021
- Natasha Pulley, The Kingdoms, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021
The winners will be revealed at this year’s Worldcon, Chicon 8, to be held in Chicago, Illinois from September 1-5.
The members of this year’s panel of judges are Matt Mitrovich, Olav, Rokne, Kurt Sidaway, and Steven H Silver.
The Sidewise Awards have been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate historical fiction.