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Archive for the 'John W. Campbell Memorial Award' Category
Locus has announced the results of this year’s John W. Campbell and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Awards. The winners are: Campbell: The Dervish House, Ian McDonald (Gollancz/Pyr) Sturgeon: “The Sultan of the Clouds”, Geoffrey A. Landis (Asimov’s 9/10) Both works are also finalists for the Hugo Awards.
The finalists for this year’s John W. Campbell Memorial Award (for novels) are: Yarn, Jon Armstrong (Night Shade) Hull Zero Three, Greg Bear (Orbit) Zero History, William Gibson ( Putnam) C, Tom McCarthy (Knopf) The Dervish House, Ian McDonald (Gollancz/Pyr) New Model Army, Adam Roberts (Gollancz) The Quantum Thief, Hannu Rajaniemi (Gollancz/Tor) Veteran, Gavin Smith [...]
The John W. Campbell Memorial Award and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award are normally announced at the Campbell Conference, which is next weekend. However, as Chris McKitterick explains, this year the winners were announced a week early at Readercon. The winners are as follows: Campbell: The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade) Sturgeon: Shambling Towards [...]
Posted in John W. Campbell Memorial Award on June 22nd, 2010 Comments Off
The University of Kansas has announced the finalists for this year’s John W. Campbell Memorial Award. They are: The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood (Talese) The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade) Transition, Iain M. Banks (Orbit) Makers, Cory Doctorow (Tor) Steal Across the Sky, Nancy Kress (Tor) Gardens of the Sun, Paul McAuley [...]
SFWA reports some changes in the jury for the John W Campbell Memorial Award. Paul Di Filippo and Sheila Finch join the jury while Paul A. Carter retires.
We now have the full details of the John W Campbell Memorial Award results: 1st (tie) Song of Time, Ian MacLeod 1st (tie) Little Brother, Cory Doctorow 3rd The Philosopher’s Apprentice, James Morrow and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award results: 1st “The Ray Gun: A Love Story,” James Alan Gardner 2nd “Memory Dog,” Kathleen Ann [...]
The University of Kansas has release the winners of the two annual awards. The Theodore Strugeon Memorial Award (for short fiction) has been won by James Alan Gardner’s “The Ray Gun: A Love Story” (Asimov’s). The John W. Campbell Memorial Award was a tie between Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother (Tor) and Ian R. MacLeod’s Song [...]
The list of finalists for the John W Campbell Memorial Award has been announced. They are: City at the End of Time, Greg Bear (published by Del Rey) Valley of Day-Glo, Nick Di Chario (Robert J. Sawyer Books) Little Brother, Cory Doctorow (Tor) Song of Time, Ian MacLeod (PS Publishing) The Philosopher’s Apprentice, James Morrow [...]
The Campbell Conference is now over and the full results of both the John W Campbell Memorial Award and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award have both been posted. They are as follows: Campbell 1st In War Times, Kathleen Ann Goonan 2nd The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, Michael Chabon 3rd The Execution Channel, Ken MacLeod Sturgeon 1st [...]
It is turning into a day for award weirdness. Firstly we have Locus changing the voting system, and now we have the Campbell and Sturgeon apparently leaking their own results. The awards banquet isn’t due to take place until Friday, but the results have appeared on a Kansas-based web site. It looks like the site [...]
In the department of Things That Get Announced While We Are Offline, we hereby become probably the last news site on the Internet to bring you this year’s finalists for the John W Campbell Memorial Award and the Theordore Sturgeon Memorial Award. The winners will be announced at the joint SFRA/Campbell conference on July 11th.
Posted in John W. Campbell Memorial Award on May 16th, 2008 Comments Off
Most awards have a different set of jurors each year. However, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award has the same jury year after year. Well, more or less, because every so often someone has to move on. As we have mentioned before, being a juror is hard work. We understand that Farah Mendlesohn has decided [...]
The one thing that awards generally claim for their winners is that they are somehow “the best” in whatever field the award covers. For an international SF award, that field is very big. You would think that a book that wins Best Novel in a major international SF award would be a very good book [...]