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Myke Cole Wins Compton Crook Award

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society is proud to announce that Myke Cole is the winner of the 2013 Compton Crook Award for his novel “Shadow Ops: Control Point” published in February of 2012 by Ace. The award consists of a check for $1000.00 and a plaque which will be presented to Myke Cole at 8:00pm […]

Geffen 2012 and (Belated) Awards Round-Up: Asimov’s & Analog’s Readers Awards, Mythopoeic, Compton Crook, Ted Sturgeon Memorial, Spectrum Fantastic Art Awards

Analog & Asimov’s Reader’s Awards The winners of Analog’s Analytical Laboratory (AnLab) Awards are: Best Novella: “With Unclean Hands” by Adam-Troy Castro (November) Best Novelette (tie): “Jak and the Beanstalk” by Richard A. Lovett (July-August) “Betty Knox and Dictionary Jones in the Mystery of the Missing Teenage Anachronisms” by John G. Hemry (March) Best Short Story: “Julie […]

Compton Crook Award

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society has announced that James Knapp is the winner of the 2011 Compton Crook Award for his novel State of Decay (ROC). The award will be presented at 8:00pm on Friday, May 27, 2011 during the Opening Ceremonies of Balticon. It includes a check for $1000.00 and a plaque. The Compton […]

Compton Crook Award Winner

The Compton Crook Award is presented by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society to the best debut science fiction, fantasy or horror novel of the year. It is perhaps no surprise this year the winner is a book that already has a Nebula win to its name: The Windup Girl by Paulo Bacigalupi (Night Shade). The […]

Compton Crook Award Nominees

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society has released the nominees for this year’s Compton Crook Award, which is given to first novels. They are as follows: The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade) Dying Bites, D.D. Barant (St. Martins) Soulless, Gail Carriger (Orbit) Johannes Cabal the Necromancer, Jonathan L. Howard (Doubleday) The winner will be announced […]

Paul Melko Wins Compton Crook Award

A press release from the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, and an email from Michael Walsh arrive almost simultaneously. This year’s Compton Cook Award (for a first novel) has been won by Paul Melko for Singularity’s Ring. Melko wins a plaque, a $1,000 prize and a trip to Balticon to collect his winnings. The award ceremony […]

Compton Crook Nominees

Michael Walsh reports from the Baltimore Science Fiction Society where the nominees for this year’s Compton Crook Award (for first novels in SF/F/H) have been announced. They are: Into the Storm – Taylor Anderson (Roc) Black Ships – Jo Graham (Orbit) Singularity’s Ring – Paul Melko (Tor) The Way of Shadows – Brent Weeks (Orbit) […]

The winner of the 2008 Compton Crook Award is Mark L. Van Name for his novel One Jump Ahead published by Baen Books. The Compton Crook is an award for a first novel presented by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society. The winner receives a check for $1000 in addition to the award plaque and Guest […]

Via Mike Walsh we have obtained this year’s list of nominees for the Compton Crook Award (which is for a first novel): The Blade Itself, Joe Abercombie (Pyr) The Outback Stars, Sandra McDonald (Tor) The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW) Magic Lost, Trouble Found, Lisa Shearin (Ace) One Jump Ahead, Mark Van Name […]