Round-up of recent Awards newsComments Off
Here is a round-up of recent awards news:
First, The David Gemmell Legend Award 2012 shortlist has been announced. See the full list HERE
The Testament of Jessie Lamb (Sandstone Press) by Jane Rogers – her first venture into science fiction – has won the 2012 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Full details HERE
Meanwhile, SFScope reports that Stanley Schmidt – long-time editor of Analog Science Fiction and Fact Magazine – is the 2012 winner of the Robert A. Heinlein Award. The Award is “bestowed for outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings that inspire the human exploration of space.”
Finally, Locus Online reports that Joe Haldeman, James Tiptree Jr., James Cameron and Virgil Finlay are the 2012 inductees into the SF Hall of Fame.
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The 2011 Bram Stoker Award winners and Vampire Novel of the Century Award winner have been announced by the Horror Writers’ Association HERE. BFS member Allyson Bird secures the Award of Superior Achievement in a First Novel for Isis Unbound (Dark Regions Press). Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend was presented with the one-off Vampire Novel of the Century Award.
Shortlisted works for the 2012 Arthur C. Clarke Award have been announced as follows:
Several SFFH authors have been long-listed for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2012, including Nina Allan, Robert Shearman, Simon Kurt Unsworth, David Rix and Dave Jeffery. Full details HERE.
The 2011 Aurealis Awards finalists have been announced. The full list of finalists can be found on the SFScope website HERE. The Aurealis Awards “recognise the achievements of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror writers”.
Finally, the five judges for the 2012 Philip K. Dick Award have been named as Bruce Bethke, Sydney Duncan, Daryl Gregory, Bridget McKenna and Paul Witcover. See details HERE.