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2012 Audie Award Winners

The 2012 Audie Awards, given out by the Audio Publishers Association, had several winners of SFnal interest, collated by the fine fiolks at SFScope: Children’s Titles for Ages 8-12: Heart and Soul by Kadir Nelson, narrated by Debbie Allen (HarperAudio) Children’s Titles for Ages Up to 8: Django: World’s Greatest Jazz Guitarist by Bonnie Christensen, narrated by George Guidall […]

Audie Award Winners

The winners of this year’s audio book awards have been announced. Genre interest includes: Paranormal: Beautiful Creatures, Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, read by Kevin T. Collins (Hachette Audio) Narration by the Author(s): Nanny McPhee Returns, Emma Thompson, read by Emma Thompson (Macmillan Audio/ AudioGO) Science Fiction & Fantasy: The Stainless Steel Rat, Harry Harrison, […]

Audie Award Nominations

The finalists for this year’s Audie Awards (for audio books) have been announced. Locus has a full list of nominees with SF/F/H connections.

Audie Winners

The results of this year’s Audies — for audio books — have been announced. The relevant categories for us are: Science Fiction: Bellwether, Connie Willis, narrated by Kate Reading (Blackstone Audio) Narration by the Author or Authors: Odd and the Frost Giants, Neil Gaiman, narrated by Neil Gaiman (HarperChildrensAudio) The full list of winners is […]

Audie Nominees

The nominee lists for the Audio Publishers Association annual awards have been announced. These are, of course, for audio books and the creation thereof. The full lists are available here. The nominees in the science fiction and fantasy category are: Bellwether, by Connie Willis, Narrated by Kate Reading (Blackstone Audio) The Gathering Storm, by Robert […]

Harlan Ellison Nominated for Grammy

Locus reports that Harlan Ellison has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Spoken Word Album for Children category for his recording of Through The Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There (Blackstone Audio).

Another Award for The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman continues to rake in the awards for The Graveyard Book. This time it is in children’s category of the UK’s Best Audiobook of the Year awards, announced at the Chiswick Book Festival on Saturday.

Audies – Full List of Winners

Our thanks (and congratulations) to Robert J Sawyer for finding us the full list of Audie winners, which you can read here.

Gaiman Wins Audie

The results of this year’s Audies are not online yet, but Neil Gaiman has been tweeting live from the ceremony and has reported that he has won the Best AudioBook of the Year category for his reading of The Graveyard Book. Further details when we get them. Update: Still nothing on the official Audie web […]

StarShipSofa Launches Awards

The web site, StarShipSofa, which specializes in SF-related podcasts, had launched a new set of awards, the Sofanauts. Their press release is as follows: StarShipSofa: The Audio Science Fiction Magazine has just celebrated its first year of providing listeners with exemplary audio fiction, poetry and fact articles. To mark this occasion, StarShipSofa is running its […]