Leckie, Novik, Liu Win 2016 Locus Awards

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the winners of the 2016 Locus Awards on Saturday, June 25, during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle. Nominated for Hugo and Nebula Awards, Ann Leckie’s conclusion to her “Imperial Radch” trilogy, Ancillary Mercy, was named Best Science Fiction Novel. Naomi Novik’s fairy-tale fantasy, Uprooted, which last month garnered […]

Women Authors Sweep 2016 Nebula Awards

Members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the prestigious Nebula Awards, held May 14 at the Chicago Palmer House Hilton, with a winning slate of female authors.

Fiction from Kerr, Liu, McAdams, plus a Debut and Akashic Noir | Xpress Reviews

An unstellar police procedural debut, the marvelous return of Bernie Gunther, Lui’s short speculative fiction, McAdams is an excellent choice for romance lovers, plus two volumes of Akashic’s “Noir” series

Diversity and Quality | 2015 Nebula Award Nominations

Since 1966, the Nebula Awards have recognized the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the United States as selected by members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). This week the organization announced its nominees for the 50th Annual Nebula Awards, the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book.

First Novelists Lafaye, Nović, Obioma, Tremayne, & Others | Debut Fiction, March 15, 2015

Lafaye delivers well-drawn characters, a long-awaited debut from Liu, Mahin is recommended, Nović is heartbreaking, Obioma’s story gathers strength, Treymane’s gripping thriller will keep readers absorbed, Turner’s action-packed fantasy.

Ken Liu’s Debut of the Month, P.N. Elrod, Erika Johansen, plus Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, March 15, 2015

Epic fantasy is one of the most popular and longest enduring genres in speculative fiction. This month’s reviews bring a wide variety of choices for readers, with new installments of popular series but also compelling debuts and fresh sequels.

Out of This World Reading: Nebula Nominees 2014

The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) recently announced their nominees for the 2014 Nebula Awards. Judging by the six nominees for Best Novel, 2014 was a outstanding year for original, provocative, and challenging fiction.