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Sturgeon Finalists

The finalists for this year’s Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award have been announced. They are as follows:

  • “Things Undone” by John Barnes (Jim Baen’s Universe)
  • “This Wind Blowing, and This Tide” by Damien Broderick (Asimov’s)
  • “As Women Fight” by Sara Genge (Asimov’s)
  • “Blood Dauber” by Ted Kosmatka and Michael Poore (Asimov’s)
  • “Cockatrice” by Tanith Lee (Fantasy Magazine)
  • Shambling Towards Hiroshima by James Morrow (Tachyon Publications)
  • “Her Voice in a Bottle” by Tim Pratt (Subterranean)
  • “True Fame” by Robert Reed (Asimov’s)
  • “The Death of Che Guevara” by Lewis Shiner (Subterranean)
  • “Eros, Philia, Agape” by Rachel Swirsky (Tor.com)
  • “The Island” by Peter Watts (The New Space Opera 2)

The jury also listed “Spar” by Kij Johnson (Clarkesworld), but as Johnson is a member of the jury she asked for it to be withdrawn. This is the second year in succession that she has had to withdraw a story.

The winner will be announced at the Campbell Conference over the weekend 16-18 July.

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