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Sturgeon <— 2024 thread —> Analog Poll

<— Locus Awards —> 2023
Winners announced: June 22, 2024
Where: Oakland CA

Eligibility Year: 2023
Sf Novel
  1. Winner: System Collapse, Martha Wells (Tordotcom)
  2. Starter Villain, John Scalzi (Tor; Tor UK)
  3. Translation State, Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  4. The Terraformers, Annalee Newitz (Tor; Orbit UK)
  5. The Road to Roswell, Connie Willis (Del Rey)
  6. Lords of Uncreation, Adrian Tchaikovsky (Orbit US; Tor UK)
  7. (tie): A Fire Born of Exile, Aliette de Bodard (Gollancz; JAB Books)
  8. (tie): The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport, Samit Basu (Tordotcom)
  9. Furious Heaven, Kate Elliott (Ad Astra; Tor)
  10. Red Team Blues, Cory Doctorow (Tor; Ad Astra)
Fantasy Novel
  1. Winner: Witch King, Martha Wells (Tordotcom)
  2. Paladin's Faith, T. Kingfisher (Argyll)
  3. The Water Outlaws, S. L. Huang (Tordotcom; Solaris UK)
  4. He Who Drowned the World, Shelley Parker-Chan (Tor; Mantle)
  5. To Shape a Dragon's Breath, Moniquill Blackgoose (Del Rey)
  6. Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries, Heather Fawcett (Del Rey; Orbit UK)
  7. City of Last Chances, Adrian Tchaikovsky (Ad Astra)
  8. My Mother's Keeper, Tim Powers (Baen; Ad Astra)
  9. The Keeper's Six, Kate Elliott (Tordotcom)
  10. Dead Country, Max Gladstone (Tordotcom)
Horror Novel
  1. Winner: A House with Good Bones, T. Kingfisher (Nightfire; Titan UK)
  2. Silver Nitrate, Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey; Jo Fletcher)
  3. Starling House, Alix E. Harrow (Tor; Tor UK)
  4. The Reformatory, Tananarive Due (Saga; Titan UK)
  5. Don't Fear the Reaper, Stephen Graham Jones (Saga; Titan UK)
  6. Lone Women, Victor LaValle (One World)
  7. How to Sell a Haunted House, Grady Hendrix (Berkley; Titan UK)
  8. Vampires of El Norte, Isabel Cańas (Berkley)
  9. A Haunting on the Hill, Elizabeth Hand (Mulholland; Sphere)
  10. Black River Orchard, Chuck Wendig (Del Rey; Del Rey UK)
Young Adult Novel
  1. Winner: Promises Stronger Than Darkness, Charlie Jane Anders (Tor Teen; Titan UK)
  2. The Sinister Booksellers of Bath, Garth Nix (Tegen; Gollancz)
  3. The Library of Broken Worlds, Alaya Dawn Johnson (Scholastic; Magpie UK)
  4. The Siren, the Song, and the Spy, Maggie Tokuda-Hall (Candlewick)
  5. The Spirit Bares Its Teeth, Andrew Joseph White (Peachtree Teen)
  6. Damned If You Do, Alex Brown (Page Street)
  7. Divine Rivals, Rebecca Ross (Wednesday; Magpie UK)
  8. The Making of Yolanda la Bruja, Lorraine Avila (Levine Querido)
  9. Into the Light, Mark Oshiro (Tor Teen)
  10. A Song of Salvation, Alechia Dow (Inkyard)
First Novel
  1. Winner: The Saint of Bright Doors, Vajra Chandrasekera (Tordotcom)
  2. Some Desperate Glory, Emily Tesh (Tordotcom; Orbit UK)
  3. Shigidi and the Brass Head of Obalufon, Wole Talabi (DAW; Gollancz)
  4. Chain-Gang All-Stars, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (Pantheon)
  5. Godkiller, Hannah Kaner (Harper Voyager UK; Harper Voyager US)
  6. Ink Blood Sister Scribe, Emma Törzs (Morrow; Century)
  7. The Strange, Nathan Ballingrud (Saga; Titan UK)
  8. Threads That Bind, Kika Hatzopoulou (Razorbill; Penguin UK)
  9. These Burning Stars, Bethany Jacobs (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  10. The Marigold, Andrew F. Sullivan (ECW)
  1. Winner: Thornhedge, T. Kingfisher (Tor; Titan UK)
  2. The Mimicking of Known Successes, Malka Older (Tordotcom)
  3. Mammoths at the Gates, Nghi Vo (Tordotcom)
  4. The Salt Grows Heavy, Cassandra Khaw (Nightfire; Titan UK)
  5. Rose/House, Arkady Martine (Subterranean)
  6. The Crane Husband, Kelly Barnhill (Tordotcom)
  7. “Linghun”, Ai Jiang (Linghun)
  8. Lost in the Moment and Found, Seanan McGuire (Tor)
  9. The Last Dragoners of Bowbazar, Indra Das (Subterranean)
  10. The Lies of the Ajungo, Moses Ose Utomi (Tordotcom)
  1. Winner: “The Rainbow Bank”, Uchechukwu Nwaka (GigaNotoSaurus Aug 2023)
  2. I AM AI, Ai Jiang (Shortwave)
  3. “The Year Without Sunshine”, Naomi Kritzer (Uncanny Nov/Dec 2023)
  4. “John Hollowback and the Witch”, Amal El-Mohtar (The Book of Witches)
  5. “Prince Hat Underground”, Kelly Link (White Cat, Black Dog)
  6. “What I Remember of Oresha Moon Dragon Devshrata”, P. Djčlí Clark (The Book of Witches)
  7. “On the Fox Roads”, Nghi Vo ( 31 Oct 2023)
  8. “One Man's Treasure”, Sarah Pinsker (Unanny Jan/Feb 2023)
  9. “At Every Door a Ghost”, Premee Mohamed (Communications Breakdown)
  10. “Six Versions of My Brother Found Under the Bridge”, Eugenia Triantafyllou (Unanny Sep/Oct 2023)
Short Story
  1. Winner: “How to Raise a Kraken in Your Bathtub”, P. Djčlí Clark (Uncanny Jan/Feb 2023)
  2. “A Soul in the World”, Charlie Jane Anders (Uncanny Mar/Apr 2023)
  3. “Those Hitchhiking Kids”, Darcie Little Badger (The Sunday Morning Transport 2 Apr 2023)
  4. “The Sound of Children Screaming”, Rachael K. Jones (Nightmare Oct 2023)
  5. “Reckless Eyeballing”, N. K. Jemisin (Out There Screaming)
  6. “Stones”, Nnedi Okorafor (Clarkesworld Sep 2023)
  7. “The Mausoleium's Chidren”, Aliette de Bodard (Uncanny May/Jun 2023)
  8. “There's a Door to the Land of the Dead in the Land of the Dead”, Sarah Pinsker (The Deadlands Jun 2023)
  9. “Window Boy”, Thomas Ha (Clarkesworld Aug 2023)
  10. “Suppertime”, Tananarive Due (New Suns 2)
  1. Winner: White Cat, Black Dog, Kelly Link (Random House; Ad Astra)
  2. No One Will Come Back For Us, Premee Mohamed (Undertow)
  3. Lost Places, Sarah Pinsker (Small Beer)
  4. Skin Thief, Suzan Palumbo (Neon Hemlock)
  5. The Wishing Pool and Other Stories, Tananarive Due (Akashic)
  6. The Essential Peter S. Beagle, Volume 1 & 2, Peter S. Beagle (Tachyon)
  7. The Best of Catherynne M. Valente, Volume One, Catherynne M. Valente (Subterranean)
  8. Zen and the Art of Starship Maintenance and Other Stories, Tobias S. Buckell (Apex)
  9. Jackal, Jackal, Tobi Ogundiran (Undertow)
  10. The Best of Michael Swanwick, Volume Two, Michael Swanwick (Subterranean)
  1. Winner: Out There Screaming, Jordan Peele & John Joseph Adams, eds. (Random House; Picador)
  2. The Book of Witches, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (Harper Voyager US; Harper Voyager UK)
  3. The Year's Best African Speculative Fiction (2022), Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, Eugen Bacon & Milton Davis, eds. (Caezic)
  4. Never Whistle at Night, Shane Hawk & Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr., eds. (Vintage)
  5. New Suns 2, Nisi Shawl, ed. (Solaris UK)
  6. The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 7, Neil Clarke, ed. (Night Shade)
  7. (tie): The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2023, R. F. Kuang & John Joseph Adams, eds. (Mariner)
  8. (tie): Christmas and Other Horrors, Ellen Datlow, ed. (Titan UK)
  9. The Best of World SF: Volume 3, Lavie Tidhar, ed. (Ad Astra)
  10. Mothersound: The Sauútiverse Anthology, Wole Talabi, ed. (Android)
  1. Winner: Space Crone, Ursula K. Le Guin (Silver)
  2. 101 Horror Books to Read Before You're Murdered, Sadie Hartmann (Page Street Publishing)
  3. 42: The Wildly Improbable Ideas of Douglas Adams, Kevin Jon Davies, ed. (Unbound UK)
  4. A Traveller in Time: The Critical Practice of Maureen Kincaid Speller, Maureen Kincaid Speller (Luna Press Publishing)
  5. Ex Marginalia: Essays on Writing Speculative Fiction by Persons of Color, Chinelo Onwualu, ed. (Hydra House)
  6. Being Michael Swanwick, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro (Fairwood)
  7. Wish I Was Here: An Anti-Memoir, M. John Harrison (Serpent's Tail; Saga 2024)
  8. All These Worlds, Niall Harrison (Briardene)
  9. The Fiction Writer's Guide to Alternate History, Jack Dann (Bloomsbury Academic)
  10. Owning the Unknown: A Science Fiction Writer Explores Atheism, Agnosticism, and the Idea of God, Robert Charles Wilson (Pitchstone)
Illustrated And Art Book
  1. Winner: The Culture: The Drawings, Iain M. Banks (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  2. Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures, Kevin M. Strait & Kinshasha Holman Conwill, eds. (Smithsonian)
  3. The Fantastic Worlds of Frank Frazetta, Dian Hanson, art by Frank Frazetta (Taschen)
  4. Home to Stay! The Complete Ray Bradbury EC Stories, Ray Bradbury, adapted by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis, Frank Frazetta, Al Williamson, Wallace Wood, et al. (Fantagraphics)
  5. Worlds Beyond Time: Sci-Fi Art of the 1970s, Adam Rowe (Abrams)
  6. Spectrum Fantastic Art Quarterly, Volume Three, Cathy Fenner & Arnie Fenner, eds. (Spectrum Fantastic Art)
  7. Voyaging, Volume One: The Plague Star, George R. R. Martin, art and adaptation by Raya Golden (Ten Speed Graphic)
  8. The Pen & Ink Drawings of Tony DiTerlizzi, Tony DiTerlizzi (self-published)
  9. Thalamus, Volumes 1 & 2: The Art of Dave McKean, Dave McKean (Dark Horse)
  10. The Last Count of Monte Cristo, Ayize Jama-Everett, art by Tristan Roach (Megascope)
  1. Winner: Uncanny
  2. Clarkesworld
  4. Asimov's
  5. FIYAH
  6. F&SF
  7. Strange Horizons
  8. khoréo
  9. Analog
  10. Beneath Ceaseless Skies
  1. Winner: Tor
  2. Tordotcom
  3. Subterranean
  4. Orbit
  5. Small Beer
  6. Neon Hemlock
  7. Gollancz
  8. DAW
  9. Tachyon
  10. Angry Robot
Special Award: Fostering Excellence In Craft & Career
  1. Winner: Jeanne Cavelos (and the Odyssey Writing Workshop)

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