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2012 Sidewise Award Nominees Announced

We are pleased to announce this year’s nominees for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History.  The winners will be announced at Chicon 7, this year’s Worldcon, in Chicago, Illinois during the weekend of August 30. The Sidewise Awards have been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate historical fiction. This year’s panel of judges was made up […]

Sidewise Award Winners

Here’s another set of awards from Worldcon. This year’s Sidewise Awards winners are: Long Form: When Angels Wept: A What-If History of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Eric G. Swedin Short Form: “A Clash of Eagles”, Alan Smale

Sidewise Award Finalists

The finalists for this year’s Sidewise Awards (for works of alternate history) are as follows: Short Form Eleanor Arnason, Mammoths of the Great Plains, PM Press Barry B. Longyear, “Alter Kameraden,” Asimov’s, 4/10 Ken MacLeod, Sidewinders, The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories, edited by Ian Watson and Ian Whates, Robinson Publishing/Running Press Alan Smale, “A […]

Sidewise Awards results

An unexpected followup to the Golden Ducks was the presentation of the Sidewise Awards. Short Form: Alastair Reynolds, “The Fixation”, from The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume 3, George Mann (ed.) (Solaris) Long Form: Robert Conroy, 1942 (Ballantine) While there was only one nominee in the Long Form category, he was still up […]

Sidewise Award Finalists

The finalists for this year’s Sidewise Awards (for works of alternate history) are as follows: Short Form Paul Di Filippo, “Yes, We Have No Bananas,” Eclipse 3, Jonathan Strahan (ed.), Night Shade Books Alastair Reynolds, “The Fixation,” The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume 3, George Mann (ed.), Solaris Chris Roberson, “Edison’s Frankenstein,” Postscripts […]

Somewhere in an alternate reality, all of these novels and stories are winners, but in our universe only one in each category can triumph. The winners of this year’s Sidewise Awards (for alternate history) will be announced at Worldcon. Short Form Tobias Buckell, “The People’s Machine”, Sideways in Crime: An Alternate Mystery Anthology (ed. Lou […]

Sidewise Awards

The Sidewise Awards Ceremony took place last night in the Sheraton. Both Kevin and Cheryl were busy elsewhere, but we managed to corner Steven Silver today and the winners are: Novel: The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Michael Chabon Short: A tie between “Quaestiones Super Caelo Et Mundo” by Michael Flynn and “Recovering Apollo 8″ by Kristine […]

SideWise Nominees

John Scalzi has the list of nominees for this year’s Sidewise Awards. No official press release yet. We guess Scalzi got the list because he’s a nominee. Update: They did send out a press release, but it went to Kevin’s personal account not to the SFAW one, so we didn’t see it before John’s post.