Thursday, January 22, 2009

BSFA Award Nominations

´╗┐Best Novel
Flood by Stephen Baxter
The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway
The Night Sessions by Ken MacLeod
Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Best Short Fiction
"Exhalation" by Ted Chiang (Eclipse 2)
"Crystal Nights" by Greg Egan (Interzone 215)
"Little Lost Robot" by Paul McAuley (Interzone 217)
"Evidence of Love in a Case of Abandonment" by M. Rickert (F&SF, Oct/Nov 2008)

Best Non-Fiction
"Physics for Amnesia" by John Clute (talk given at the Gresham College Symposium "Science Fiction as a Literary Genre")
Superheroes!: Capes and Crusaders in Comics and Films by Roz Kaveney (I.B. Tauris)
What It Is We Do When We Read Science Fiction by Paul Kincaid (Beccon)
Rhetorics of Fantasy by Farah Mendlesohn (Wesleyan)

Best Artwork
Cover of Subterfuge, ed. Ian Whates, by Andy Bigwood
Cover of Flood by Stephen Baxter, by Blacksheep
Cover of Swiftly by Adam Roberts, by Blacksheep
Cover of Murky Depths 4, by Vincent Chong
Cover of Interzone 218, by Warwick Fraser Coombe

Andy Cox has kindly put up pdfs of my story 'Little Lost Robot' and Greg Egan's story 'Crystal Nights' at the TTA Press site. Thanks to all who nominated me!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Both links - to Greg's story ;)

January 22, 2009 5:36 pm  
Blogger Paul McAuley said...

Oops. I've fixed it. Thanks.

January 22, 2009 5:47 pm  
Blogger Tony Keen said...

Paul, Apologies for not mentioning on Wednesday that we had a nominee for the Short Fiction Award in the room, as well as the Non-Fiction nominees - the shortlist just went out of my head!

January 30, 2009 8:07 am  
Blogger Paul McAuley said...

Hi Tony - no problem. It was a fine evening, and you all did very well by Mr Swanwick.

January 30, 2009 5:46 pm  

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