The winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award was announced during Sci-Fi-London 10: The Tenth Annual International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film. This year, the award included a prize of £2014. The winner is Ann Leckie for the novel Ancillary Justice.
The winners of the 2014 BSFA Awards were announced at Eastercon on April 20.
- Novel: (tie) Ack Ack Macaque, by Gareth L. Powell; Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie
- Short Fiction: Spin, by Nina Allan
- Artwork: Cover of Tony Ballantyne’s Dream London, Joey Hi-Fi
- Non-Fiction: Wonderbook, by Jeff Vandermeer
The nominees for the BSFA Award have been announced. The winners will be announced in a ceremony at Satellite4 Eastercon in Glasgow Sunday on April 20. BSFA Prize-winners will receive a BSFA trophy. The James White Award will also announce the winner at the ceremony.
- God’s War, by Kameron Hurley
- Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie
- Evening’s Empires, by Paul McAuley
- Ack-Ack Macaque, by Gareth L. Powell
- The Adjacent, by Christopher Priest
Best Short Fiction
- Spin, by Nina Allan
- “Selkie Stories are for Losers,” by Sofia Samatar
- “Saga’s Children,” by E. J. Swift
- “Boat in the Shadows Crossing,” by Tori Truslow
- Cover for Tony Ballantyne’s Dream London, by Joey Hi-fi
- Poster for Metropolis, by Kevin Tong
- “The Angel at the Heart of the Rain,” by Richard Wagner
- Wonderbook, by Jeff VanderMeer
- “Going Forth by Night,” by John J. Johnston
- “Sleeps with Monsters,” by Liz Bourke
The winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award was announced during Sci-Fi-London 9: The Ninth Annual International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film. This year, the award included a prize of £2013. The winner is Chris Beckett for the novel Dark Eden.
The winners of the 2013 BSFA Awards were announced at Eastercon on March 31.
- Novel: Jack Glass, by Adam Roberts
- Short Fiction: “Adrift on the Sea of Rains,” by Ian Sales
- Artwork: Cover of Adam Roberts’s Jack Glass, by Blacksheep
- Non-Fiction: The World SF Blog, by Lavie Tidhar
The nominees for the British Science Fiction Award have been announced. The winner will be announced at Eastercon in Brighton the weekend of March 29.
- Dark Eden, by Chris Beckett
- Empty Space: a Haunting, by M John Harrison
- Intrusion, by Ken MacLeod
- Jack Glass, by Adam Roberts
- 2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson
Best Short Story
- “Immersion,” by Aliette de Bodard
- “The Flight of the Ravens,” by Chris Butler
- “Song of the Body Cartographer,” by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz
- “Limited Edition,” by Tim Maughan
- “Three Moments of an Explosion,” by China Miéville
- “Adrift on the Sea of Rains,” by Ian Sales
- Ben Baldwin for the cover of Dark Currents
- Blacksheep for the cover of Jack Glass
- Dominic Harman for the cover of Helix Wars
- Joey Hifi for the cover of Thy Kingdom Come
- cover artwork for Chris Beckett’s Dark Eden
- “The Complexity of the Humble Space Suit,” by Karen Burnham (Rocket Science, Mutation Press)
- “The Widening Gyre,” by Paul Kincaid (Los Angeles Review of Books)
- The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature, by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn (Cambridge University Press)
- The Shortlist Project, by Maureen Kincaid Speller
- The World SF Blog, edited by Lavie Tidhar
The winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award was announced during the opening ceremonies of Sci-Fi-London 8: The Eighth Annual International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film. This year, the award included a prize of £2012. The winner is Jane Rogers for the novel The Testament of Jessie Lamb.
The winners of the 2012 BSFA Awards were announced at Eastercon on April 8.
- Novel: The Islanders, by Christopher Priest
- Short Fiction: “The Copenhagen Interpretation,” by Paul Cornell
- Artwork: Cover of Ian Whates’s The Noise Revealed, by Dominic Harman
- Non-Fiction: The SF Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition edited John Clute, Peter Nicholls, David Langford, and Graham Sleight
The British Science Fiction Awards nominees have been announced. The awards will be presented at Eastercon in April.
- Cyber Circus, by Kim Lakin-Smith
- Embassytown, by China Miéville
- The Islanders, by Christopher Priest
- By Light Alone, by Adam Roberts
- Osama, by Lavie Tidhar
Best Short Fiction
- “The Silver Wind,” by Nina Allan
- “The Copenhagen Interpretation,” by Paul Cornell
- “Afterbirth,” by Kameron Hurley
- “Covehithe,” by China Miéville
- “Of Dawn,” by Al Robertson
- Out of This World: Science Fiction But Not as We Know It, by Mike Ashley
- The SF Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition, edited by John Clute, Peter Nicholls, & David Langford
- Review of Arslan, by M.J. Engh & Abigail Nussbaum
- SF Mistressworks, edited by Ian Sales
- Pornokitsch, edited by Jared Shurin & Anne Perry,
- The Unsilent Library: Essays on the Russell T. Davies Era of the New Doctor Who, by Graham Sleight, Tony Keen, & Simon Bradshaw
- cover for The Noise Revealed, by Dominic Harman
- cover for A Monster Calls, by Jim Kay
- cover for Osama, by Pedro Marques
- cover for A Glass of Shadow, by Anne Sudworth
Fan artist Terry Jeeves died on May 29. Jeeves was a founder of the British Science Fiction Association and served as editor of its ‘zine, Vector. He also published his own fanzine, Erg for more than forty years and was the co-editor of Triode with Eric Bentcliffe. Jeeves won the Doc Weir Award for service to British fandom , the Rotsler Award, and in 2010 was inducted into the First Fandom Hall of Fame. In 2010, Thomas Sadler published Wartime Daze, a fanzine tribute to Jeeves that included numerous articles and art by Jeeves.