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PostPosted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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2016 Prometheus Award Winners

http://lfs.org/releases/2016Winners.shtml
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AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Stephenson and Kingsbury

Neal Stephenson's Seveneves wins Prometheus Award for Best Novel, Donald M. Kingsbury's Courtship Rite to be inducted into Prometheus Hall of Fame

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the Best Novel and Hall of Fame winners of the 36th annual Prometheus Awards, which will be presented during the 74th annual World Science Fiction Convention Aug. 17-21, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.

A Special Award will also be presented, as announced earlier, to Alex + Ada, a graphic novel by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn (Image Comics) that dramatizes conflict over the rights of artificial intelligences and explores the nature of personhood.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 4:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No one is complaining Murrin. Very Happy Post as many as you like. Wink

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

2016 Hugo Awards Winners

http://www.thehugoawards.org/2016/08/2016-hugo-awards-announced/

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BEST NOVEL

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)

BEST NOVELLA

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com)

BEST NOVELETTE

"Folding Beijing" by Hao Jingfang, trans. Ken Liu (Uncanny Magazine, Jan-Feb 2015)

BEST SHORT STORY

"Cat Pictures Please" by Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 2015)

BEST RELATED WORK

No Award

BEST GRAPHIC STORY

The Sandman: Overture written by Neil Gaiman, art by J.H. Williams III (Vertigo)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM

The Martian screenplay by Drew Goddard, directed by Ridley Scott (Scott Free Productions; Kinberg Genre; TSG Entertainment; 20th Century Fox)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM

Jessica Jones: "AKA Smile" written by Scott Reynolds, Melissa Rosenberg, and Jamie King, directed by Michael Rymer (Marvel Television; ABC Studios; Tall Girls Productions;Netflix)

BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM

Ellen Datlow

BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM

Sheila E. Gilbert

BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST

Abigail Larson

BEST SEMIPROZINE

Uncanny Magazine edited by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, Michi Trota, and Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky

BEST FANZINE

File 770 edited by Mike Glyer

BEST FANCAST

No Award

BEST FAN WRITER

Mike Glyer

BEST FAN ARTIST

Steve Stiles

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (Not a Hugo Award, but administered along with the Hugo Awards) went to:

Andy Weir

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am happy that N.K. Jemisin won. Currently reading the sequel to The Fifth Season - would say it's the best new book/series I've read this year.
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I'm jealous, I don't have it yet.
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There's a new Sandman? Laughing

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 2016 Arthur C Clarke Award Winner

Children of Time, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

https://www.clarkeaward.com/2016-winner/
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British Fantasy Award Winners 2016

http://www.britishfantasysociety.org/british-fantasy-awards/winners-of-the-british-fantasy-awards-2016/
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These are the winners of the British Fantasy Awards 2016, as announced on Sunday, 25 September 2016, at the awards banquet at FantasyCon 2016 in Scarborough:

Best anthology: The Doll Collection, ed. Ellen Datlow (Tor Books)

Best artist: Julie Dillon

Best collection: Ghost Summer: Stories, Tananarive Due (Prime Books)

Best comic/graphic novel: Bitch Planet, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Valentine De Landro, Robert Wilson IV and Cris Peter (Image Comics) (#2-5)

Best fantasy novel (the Robert Holdstock Award): Uprooted, Naomi Novik (Macmillan)

Best film/television production: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Peter Harness (BBC One)

Best horror novel (the August Derleth Award): Rawblood, Catriona Ward (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

Best independent press: Angry Robot (Marc Gascoigne)

Best magazine/periodical: Beneath Ceaseless Skies, ed. Scott H. Andrews (Firkin Press)

Best newcomer (the Sydney J. Bounds Award): Zen Cho, for Sorcerer to the Crown (Macmillan)

Best non-fiction: Letters to Tiptree, ed. Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)

Best novella: The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn, Usman T. Malik (Tor.com)

Best short fiction: Fabulous Beasts, Priya Sharma (Tor.com)

The Special Award (the Karl Edward Wagner Award): The FantasyCon redshirts, past and present

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They did a TV adaptation of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel? Did you see it? How did it turn out?

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I haven't seen it, but it's been getting a lot of praise.
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This is one case where the adaptation might actually be better than the book...they'll have to sort out the pacing and the "action" for it.

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World Fantasy Award Winners 2016

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Novels
The Chimes, Anna Smaill (Sceptre)

Long Fiction
The Unlicensed Magician, Kelly Barnhill (PS)

Short Fiction
"Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers", Alyssa Wong (Nightmare 10/15)

Anthology
She Walks in Shadows, Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles, eds. (Innsmouth Free Press)

Collection
Bone Swans, C.S.E. Cooney (Mythic Delirium)

Artist
Galen Dara

Special Award, Professional
Stephen Jones, for The Art of Horror (Applause Theatre & Cinema)

Special Award, Nonprofessional
John O'Neill, for Black Gate

http://www.worldfantasy.org/index.php/awards/
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