Sunday, 26 June 2011

Locus Awards 2011 Winners

The winners of the 2011 Locus Awards have been announced:

Best Science Fiction Novel

Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis
  • Surface Detail, Iain M. Banks
  • Cryoburn, Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Zero History, William Gibson
  • The Dervish House, Ian McDonald

Best Fantasy Novel

Kraken, China MiƩville
  • Under Heaven, Guy Gavriel Kay
  • Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor
  • The Fuller Memorandum, Charles Stross
  • The Sorcerer’s House, Gene Wolfe

Best First Novel

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin
  • The Loving Dead, Amelia Beamer
  • Shades of Milk and Honey, Mary Robinette Kowal
  • The Quantum Thief, Hannu Rajaniemi
  • How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, Charles Yu

Best Young Adult Book

Ship Breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins
  • Enchanted Glass, Diana Wynne Jones
  • I Shall Wear Midnight, Terry Pratchett
  • Behemoth, Scott Westerfeld

Best Novella

The Lifecycle of Software Objects, Ted Chiang (Subterranean)
  • Bone and Jewel Creatures, Elizabeth Bear (Subterranean)
  • The Mystery Knight, George R.R. Martin (Warriors)
  • Troika, Alastair Reynolds (Godlike Machines)
  • The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers beneath the Queen’s Window, Rachel Swirsky (Subterranean Summer ’10)

Best Novelette

The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains, Neil Gaiman (Stories)
  • The Fool Jobs, Joe Abercrombie (Swords & Dark Magic)
  • The Mad Scientist’s Daughter, Theodora Goss (Strange Horizons 1/18-1/25/10)
  • Plus or Minus, James Patrick Kelly (Asimov’s 12/10)
  • Marya and the Pirate, Geoffrey A. Landis (Asimov’s 1/10)

Best Short Story

The Thing About Cassandra, Neil Gaiman (Songs of Love and Death)
  • Booth’s Ghost, Karen Joy Fowler (What I Didn’t See and Other Stories)
  • Names for Water, Kij Johnson (Asimov’s 10-11/10)
  • Thirteen Ways of Looking at Space/Time, Catherynne M. Valente (Clarkesworld 8/10)
  • The Things, Peter Watts (Clarkesworld 1/10)

Best Magazine

  • Analog
  • F&SF
  • Subterranean

Best Book Publisher

  • Baen
  • Night Shade Books
  • Orbit
  • Subterranean Press

Best Anthology

Warriors, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds.
  • Zombies vs. Unicorns, Holly Black & Justine Larbalestier, eds.
  • The Beastly Bride, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.
  • The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.
  • Swords & Dark Magic, Jonathan Strahan & Lou Anders, eds.

Best Collection

Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories, Fritz Leiber
  • Mirror Kingdoms, Peter S. Beagle
  • What I Didn’t See and Other Stories, Karen Joy Fowler
  • The Best of Kim Stanley Robinson, Kim Stanley Robinson
  • The Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny: Volume Five: Nine Black Doves, Roger Zelazny

Best Editor

Ellen Datlow
  • Gardner Dozois
  • Gordon Van Gelder
  • David G. Hartwell
  • Jonathan Strahan

Best Artist

Shaun Tan
  • Bob Eggleton
  • Donato Giancola
  • John Picacio
  • Michael Whelan

Best Non-Fiction Book

Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century: Volume 1: 1907-1948: Learning Curve, William H. Patterson, Jr.,
  • 80! Memories & Reflections on Ursula K. Le Guin, Karen Joy Fowler & Debbie Notkin, eds.
  • Conversations with Octavia Butler, Conseula Francis
  • CM Kornbluth: The Life and Works of a Science Fiction Visionary, Mark Rich
  • Bearings: Reviews 1997-2001, Gary K. Wolfe

Best Art Book

Spectrum 17, Cathy & Arnie Fenner, eds.
  • Bob Eggleton, Dragon’s Domain
  • Donato Giancola, Middle-Earth: Visions of a Modern Myth
  • Shaun Tan, The Bird King and Other Sketches
  • Charles Vess & Neil Gaiman, Instructions

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