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2022 Mythopoeic winners


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Winners of this year’s Mytheopoeic Awards were announced last weekend at Mythcon 52 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Jo Walton has won the Mytheopoeic Award once before, for Lifelode in 2010, and has been nominated three other times. These are the first Mythopoeic nominations and wins for Lori M. Lee, Eden Royce, Holly Ordway, and Philip Ball.

Last year’s winners were TJ Kune, T. Kingfisher, John M. Bowers, and Anna Vaninskaya.

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2022 British Fantasy finalists


The 51st annual British Fantasy Awards finalists have been announced. Winners will be announced at FantasyCon 2022 in September.

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Last year’s winners included novels The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow and Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, and works by Zelda Knight & Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, Charlotte Bond, P. Djèlí Clark, Ida Keogh, Alison Peirse.

Eleven of this year’s finalists have won the British Fantasy Award before: Daniele Serra (3 times), Ellen Datlow, Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans, and Catriona Ward (2 times each), and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, Alan Garner, Alix E. Harrow, Alasdair Stuart, and Tasha Suri (once each).

Of 61 distinct finalists this year, 34 of them, or 55% are first-timers, including Shelley Parker-Chan (twice this year), and Lorraine wilson and C.A. Yates (both thrice this year).

Some of this year’s most-nominated works for all awards so-far compiled are on this ballot, including Xiran Jay Zhao’s novel Iron Window (six nominations, including this indirect one), Isabel Yap’s collection Never Have I Ever (five), and four each for the novels by C.L. Clarke, Cassandra Khaw, and Shelley Parker-Chan, Ellen Datlow’s anthology, Ekpeki’s novelette “O2 Arena,” the collection by A.C. Wise, and the nonfiction by Nette & McIntyre.

(The most nominated works this year are P. Djèlí’ Clark’s A Master of Djinn (7) and Arkady Martine’s A Desolation Called Peace (6), with both works also nominated for last year’s Dragon Awards.)

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2022 World Fantasy Awards finalists

The 48th annual World Fantasy Awards finalists have been announced. Winners will be presented at the World Fantasy Convention in New Orleans, LA, later this year. Life Achievements Awards will be presented to Samuel R. Delany and Terri Windling.

Last year’s winners were Alaya Dawn Johnson, Tochi Onyebuchi, Celeste Rita Baker, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, Aoko Matsuda, Rovina Cai, C.C. Finlay, and Brian Attebery, with Life Achievement awards to Megan Lindholm and Howard Waldrop.

Eight of this year’s finalists have won the World Fantasy Award before: Ellen Datlow (10 times), Jeffrey Ford (7), Irene Gallo (2), Elizabeth Hand (4), William K. Schafer (1), Angela Slatter (1), Sheree R. Thomas (2), and Charles Vess (4). In addition Terri Windling has won 9 times before, while Samuel R. Delany has never been cited for any World Fantasy Award until now.

Of this year’s five best novel finalists, only P. Djèlí Clark has been nominated before, twice; the other four are first-timers. Of the novella finalists, only Elizabeth Hand has been nominated before, 11 times with 4 wins. Of the short fiction finalists, Malik has been nominated once before, Clark twice before, and Pinsker twice before.

Of this year’s 50 different finalists, 29 of them, or 58%, are first-timers: Anders, Bacon, Bardot, Ghatia, Cho, Cuervo, Dinesh, Doubinsky, Ekpeki, Fawkes, Garcia, Goodwin, Guignard, Igbokwe, Khaw, Liu, Mohamed, Muffaz, Nguyen, Phin, Polydoros, Ransom, Ring, Shell, Skiba, Suri, Takeda, Ward, and Wise.

(Complete tallies.)

Cover images are from Amazon.

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2022 Sidewise finalists

Finalists for the 27th annual Sidewise Awards, for works of alternate history, have been announced. Winners will be announced during this year’s World Science Fiction Convention, Chicon 8, to be held Sept. 1-5, 2022, in Chicago.

Last year’s winners were The Door to Eden by Adrian Tchaikovsky and “Moonshot” by Matthew Kresal.

This year’s long form finalists are all first time Sidewise nominees. For short form, this is Rick Wilber’s third nomination, Alan Smale’s third nomination (he won in 2011), and Matthew Kresal’s second nomination (his first won last year). (Complete tallies.)

Cover images are from Amazon.

(33 new and updated pages.)

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2022 Prometheus winners

Winners of the 42nd annual Prometheus Awards, for libertarian science fiction, have been announced. Formal presentation of the awards will occur online in late August.

Last year’s winners were The Hook by Barry B. Longyear and “Lipidleggin'” by F. Paul Wilson. A complete list of winners is here.

These are the first nomination and first win for Wil McCarthy, the eighth win and 11th nomination for Robert A. Heinlein. (Complete tallies.)

Note that for the Hall of Fame Award, a novel or story may be nominated again and again until it wins. As it happens, Rudyard Kipling’s story “As Easy as A.B.C.” has been nominated every year since 2006 and has never won.

Cover images from Amazon and Wikipedia.

(31 updated pages.)

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