The Utah in 2014 bid won the right to host Westercon 67 in an unopposed election. The event will take place at the Marriott Downtown at City Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah from July 3-6, 2014. Guests of honor include Cory Doctorow and the team behind the Writing Excuses podcast (Mary Robinette Kowal, Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler, and Dan Wells). The chair will be Dave Doering.
The Romantic Times has announced the winners of its Reviewers’ Choice Awards. The winners of sf genre interest are listed below. Currently, I have not found a complete list of winners, but will add titles in the various Paranormal categories as I find them.
- Best Science Fiction Novel: Half a Crown, by Jo Walton
- Best Fantasy Novel: The House of the Stag, by Kage Baker
- Best Epic Fantasy Novel: The Hero of Ages, by Brandon Sanderson