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2013 Prometheus Award Winners

via SFScope The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the Prometheus Awards winners for Best Novel and Best Classic Fiction (Hall of Fame), to be presented Friday Aug. 30, 2013 at LoneStarCon3, the 71st Annual World Science Fiction Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Cory Doctorow won the award for Best Novel for Pirate Cinema (TOR Books). Doctorow also won the […]

Whew!  A LOT of catching up to do on the past couple of weeks (absence due to publishing duties on Amazing Stories): Yes, we generally do not do the Emmys here – but Big Bang Theory has several nominations in hand, remains a top-rated prime time show AND has the good grace to present geek […]

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The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the winners of this year’s Prometheus Awards as follows: Novel: Darkship Thieves, Sarah Hoyt (Baen Books) Hall of Fame: Animal Farm, George Orwell Sarah Hoyt will receive a plaque and a one-ounce gold coin, while a smaller gold coin and a plaque will be presented to Orwell’s estate. The […]

We have another press release from the Libertarian Futurist Society. This one has the short list for this year’s Best Novel category in the Prometheus Awards. They are as follows: For the Win, Cory Doctorow (TOR Books) Darkship Thieves, Sarah Hoyt (Baen Books) The Last Trumpet Project, Kevin MacArdry (www.lasttrumpetproject.com) Live Free or Die, John […]

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the finalists for this year’s Hall of Fame entry. They are as follows: “The Machine Stops”, E.M. Forster “As Easy as A.B.C.”, Rudyard Kipling Animal Farm, George Orwell “Repent Harlequin, Said the Ticktockman”, Harlan Ellison Falling Free, Lois McMaster Bujold The winner will be chosen by a vote of […]

Prometheus Award Winners Announced

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the winners of this year’s Prometheus Awards. Best Novel: The Unincorporated Man, Dani and Eytan Kollin (TOR Books) Hall of Fame: “No Truce with Kings,” Poul Anderson The winners will receive their awards at a ceremony at this year’s Worldcon, Aussiecon 4, at time not yet scheduled. The press […]

Prometheus Award Finalists

The Libertarian Futurist Society as released the finalists for this year’s Prometheus Awards. They are as follows: Best Novel Hidden Empire, Orson Scott Card (TOR Books) Makers, Cory Doctorow (TOR Books) The Unincorporated Man, Dani and Eytan Kollin (TOR Books) Liberating Atlantis, Harry Turtledove (ROC/Penguin Books) The United States of Atlantis, Harry Turtledove (ROC/Penguin Books) […]

Prometheus Hall of Fame Nominees

An email from the Libertarian Futurist Society announces the finalists for their 2010 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award. The chosen works are: “As Easy as A.B.C.,” a story by Rudyard Kipling (1912) Cryptonomicon, a novel by Neal Stephenson (1999) “No Truce with Kings,” a story by Poul Anderson (1964) “’Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” a […]

A press release just in from the Libertarian Futurist Society announces the winners of this year’s Prometheus Awards. Best Novel: Little Brother, Cory Doctorow Hall of Fame: The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien The winners will receive their awards at a ceremony at Worldcon (time not yet scheduled). The press release adds: This was […]

Prometheus Finalists

We get a press release (yay!) from the Libertarian Futurist Society giving the finalists for this year’s Prometheus Awards. The winners will be announced at some point during Worldcon. In the Best Novel category the finalists are: Matter, Iain Banks (Orbit) Little Brother, Cory Doctorow (Tor) The January Dancer, Michael Flynn (Tor) Saturn’s Children, Charles […]

Prometheus Award Panel

The winners of this year’s Prometheus Awards were announced a couple of weeks ago, but the Libertarian Futurist Society held a panel at Worldcon to formally present the trophies to the winners. Anthony Burgess, being deceased, was unable to attend, but Jo Walton and Harry Turtledove were both present and gave thank you speeches. The […]

Kevin and Cheryl will both be at Worldcon this week and you can expect a lot of reporting. The Hugo ceremony takes place in a convention center so it is unlikely that we’ll manage to provide live coverage of the Hugo Awards (because the Internet access charges will be ridiculous). Doubtless many people will be […]

The winners of this year’s Prometheus Awards have been announced. They are: Novel: tie The Gladiator, Harry Turtledove (Tor) and Ha’Penny, Jo Walton (Tor) Hall of Fame: A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess Further details from Locus.

Prometheus Follow-Up

Mark Kelly writes to remind us that the Prometheus Award Hall of Fame is for a work, not a person, so the nominee list from our previous post should read as follows: A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess As Easy as A.B.C., Rudyard Kipling That Hideous Strength, C. S. Lewis The Lord of the Rings, J. […]

Some Brief Linkage

Kevin and Cheryl are both in con recovery mode. Here are some brief links to keep you amused. SF Signal is posting links to online Hugo fiction nominees so that we don’t have to. F&SF is promoting its own nominees. Night Shade Books is campaigning for Barry Malzberg. John Scalzi is pimping himself and anyone […]

Locus has the list of nominees for this year’s Prometheus Awards: Novel Ragamuffin, Tobias S. Buckell (Tor) The Execution Channel, Ken MacLeod (Tor) Fleet of Worlds, Larry Niven & Edward M. Lerner (Tor) The Gladiator, Harry S. Turtledove (Tor) Ha’Penny, Jo Walton (Tor) Hall of Fame Anthony Burgess Rudyard Kipling C.S. Lewis J.R.R. Tolkien T.H. […]

Prometheus Awards

One of the many sets of awards traditionally presented at Worldcon is this one. Our Man in Yokohama reports the following from the convention newsletter: The Prometheus Award for Best Novel goes to the novel Glasshouse by Charles Stross The Prometheus Hall of Fame Award was a tie this year with awards going to the […]