The Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers of America have announced the Honorees of the 2012 SFWA Solstice Awards, given out to authors who have “consistently had a positive, transformative influence on the genre of science fiction and fantasy.” (Full announcement here) The Honorees for 2012 are: Octavia Butler (6/22/47 – 2/24/2006) “was a giant in the field [...]
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Nominations are now open for the 2011 Ursa Major Awards, intended to recognize the best works published in the field of anthropomorphics last year. http://www.ursamajorawards.org/nominations.htm Nominations close on February 29; voting starts March 15 and closes May 4 (to allow last-minute online voting from Morphicon). Furry fans may nominate up to five works in each category. The [...]
Email from Fred Patten on behalf of the Ursa Major Awards informs us that they have added a new category of Website. Previously websites were judged in the Miscellany category.
The winners of the 2010 Ursa Major Awards for anthropomorphic literature and art first published during the calendar year 2010 were announced at a ceremony on Friday, May 13 at Morphicon in Columbus, OH.
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Nominees for the Ursa Major Awards for the Best Anthropomorphic Literature and Art of 2009 have been announced. Voting for the Awards is now open until April 18, and is open to any interested persons.
The winners of the 2008 Ursa Major Awards for anthropomorphic literature and art first published during the calendar year 2008 were announced at a ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2009 at All Fur Fun in Spokane, Washington. Best Anthropomorphic Motion Picture: Bolt Best Anthropomorphic Dramatic Short Work or Series: There She Is (SamBakZa, series episodes [...]
The nominees for this year’s Ursa Major Awards (given for anthropomorphic science fiction) have been released. You can find the full list here. The winners will be announced at All Fur Fun in Spokane, Washington in May.
The Ursa Major Awards were presented at Morphicon 2008 on Saturday. The winners are as follows: Best Anthropomorphic Motion Picture: Ratatouille (Pixar/Disney, released June 29, 2007) Best Anthropomorphic Dramatic Short Work or Series: “Gridlock” (Doctor Who, Series 3, Episode 3; produced by BBC1, first broadcast April 14, 2007) Best Anthropomorphic Novel: “Life’s Dream”, by Bernard [...]
We have another press release from Fred Patten: Nominations for the 2007 Ursa Major Awards for the Best Anthropomorphic Art and Literature first published during 2007 are now open. Anyone may send in up to five nominations in each of the ten categories – Motion Picture, Dramatic Short Work or Series, Novel, Short Fiction, Other [...]
Fred Patten writes to tell us that the Recommendation Lists for this year’s Ursa Major Awards are now closed. These lists are not binding on registered voters during the nomination ballot, but provide a means whereby anyone can suggest works for nomination without needing to register with the ALAA. The full lists are available here. [...]
Fred Patten writes to inform us that the Recommendation lists for the Ursa Major Awards are due to close soon. By “soon” he appears to mean “by the end of the year”, but that is now only a few weeks away. Meanwhile we’ll be bugging you folks for Recommendations after Thanksgiving. To help you on [...]
The ever-reliable Joe Gordon informs us about this year’s Maisie Kukoc Award for Comics Inspiration. This is an award for small, independent comics. As Joe announces here, this year’s award has gone to Fox Bunny Funny by Andy Hartzell. We asked Joe to tell us a little bit more about the story. This is what [...]