The UK’s Arthur C. Clarke Award just announced its six book finalists for 2016—and the result is a combination of books you might not expect, and books you probably haven’t read yet.
The nominees for the 2016 Hugo Awards have been announced, with the ballot to select the winners opening in mid-May, 2016. We’ll find out the winners on August 20th.
We’re living in a golden age of television, both at large and within the scope of genre TV. And apparently the Peabody Awards agree. This year the prestigious committee has given three of its Entertainment awards to three of our favorite shows of the last year: Mr. Robot, The Leftovers and Jessica Jones.
DragonCon, Atlanta’s major science fiction and fantasy convention, announced earlier this week that they will be launching the Dragon Award to honor the best of geek entertainment.
The James Tiptree Jr. Awards were handed out earlier this week, designed to honor science fiction or fantasy works that “expands or explores our understanding of gender.”
If you bought a supporting membership to last year’s Worldcon in Spokane, have a membership for this year’s convention, MidAmeriCon II, or if you are a member of 2017's Worldcon, you can nominate your favorite works for this year’s Hugo Awards.
Ramez Naam’s Nexus trilogy has been one really intriguing series of books, focusing on the intersection between humanity and cybernetics. Now, it’s taken home one of the genre’s major awards: the Philip K. Dick Award!
Looking to read some of the authors who are likely going to be the next big thing in science fiction and fantasy publishing? Are you looking for a massive tome of short fiction? Up and Coming: Stories By The 2016 Campbell-Eligible Authors is a book you should check out.
We just got done telling you that The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers is so much fun, it can cure your 2016 blues. But now this book is also a finalist for the prestigious Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction, too. What more do you need to hear?
The Horror Writers Association has released their nominees for this year’s Bram Sroker Awards, highlighting the best of horror fiction for 2015.
In totally awesome news, C.J. Cherryh—author of Foreigner, Downbelow Station (pictured above), and tons of other amazing books—is being named a Grandmaster by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
The Philip K. Dick Award celebrates the best science fiction books released first in paperback form. That combination of excellence and skipping the fancy hardcover edition tends to favor books that are unusual, edgy, or published by smaller houses. And you can win all six of this year’s finalists.
For the first time ever, the People’s Choice Awards opened a new set of categories for books, joining television, movies, music and online media categories. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard won Best Young Adult Novel and An Ember in The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir won Best Fantasy Novel. (Weirdly, there’s no Best Science…
After missing out on a nomination last year for the first time since 2003, DC Comics has two series up for the GLAAD Media Awards. The excellent Midnighter and Harley Quinn join Lumberjanes, Angela: Queen of Hel, and The Wicked + The Divine in the Outsanding Comic Books category for their portrayal of LGBT characters.
Every year, the Philadelphia SF Society, along with the Philip K. Dick Trust present the Philip K. Dick Award to a science fiction novel first published as a paperback, and they’ve just announced this year’s nominees!
The winners of the 2015 FASEB BioArt Image and Video Competition have been announced, and they’re amazing. Chosen from a diverse cross-section of biology, they feature everything from the proteins that make up the Ebola virus through to roundworms feasting on bacteria. Here’s the best, most beautful science photos the…
If you’re a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, you can now present your nominations for the 2016 Nebula Awards. The nomination period runs through February 15th, 2016.
The World Fantasy Convention was held this weekend in Saratoga Springs, New York, where the winners of the 2015 World Fantasy Awards have been announced!
On October 18th, the World Chinese Science Fiction Association held their 6th annual Xingyun Awards ceremony, the highest award for science fiction in China. Liu Cixin, who just earned the 2015 Hugo for best novel, earned a lifetime achievement award.
Are men better than women at writing science fiction and fantasy books? The major awards in the field certainly seem to think so. And in case you weren’t aware of how widespread the problem is, a groundbreaking new research project has generated some utterly staggering charts.