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1998 Sidewise Awards for Alternate History
The winners (in bold along with the other nominees) of the Sidewise Award for Alternate History were announced on September 4, 1999 at Aussiecon 3, the 1999 World Science Fiction Convention, held in Melbourne, Australia. The Sidewise Awards are named after Murray Leinster's 1934 short story "Sidewise in Time."

LONG FORM: (60,000 words or longer or complete series)
Stephen Fry, Making History, Hutchinson 1996; Random House 1998
Greg Bear, Dinosaur Summer, Warner 1998; Voyager 1998
Pamela Sargent, Climb the Wind, HarperPrism 1998

SHORT FORM: (shorter than 60,000 words)
Ian R. MacLeod, "The Summer Isles," Asimov's 10-11/98
Stephen Baxter & Arthur C. Clarke, "The Wire Continuum," Playboy, 1/98
Robert Silverberg, "Waiting for the End," Asimov's 10-11/98
Howard Waldrop, "US," Event Horizon 10/14/98

Previous Winners
Long Form
Paul J. McAuley, Pasquale's Angel, 1995
Stephen Baxter, Voyage, 1996
Harry Turtledove, How Few Remain, 1997

Short Form
Stephen Baxter, "Brigantia's Angels," 1995
Walter Jon Williams, "Foreign Devils," 1996
William Sanders, "The Undiscovered," 1997

Special Achievement
L. Sprague de Camp, Lifetime Achievement, 1995
Robert Sobel, For Want of a Nail, 1997

Nominations are currently being accepted for next year's Sidewise Awards. For more information, the award website is http://www.uchronia.net/sidewise/.

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