Campbell and Sturgeon Winners

The winners of the Campbell and Sturgeon Awards were announced on June 14 at the Campbell Conference in Lawrence Kansas. Both are juried awards, with the Campbell being presented for the Best SF Novel and the Sturgeon for Best Short Story. The presentation will be held at Lawrence, Kansas.

  • John W. Campbell Award: Jack Glass, by Adam Roberts
  • Theodore Sturgeon Award: “The Grinnell Method,” by Molly Gloss

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Campbell and Sturgeon Winners Named

Although the Campbell Conference is not scheduled to take place until the weekend of July 9-12, the winners of the Campbell and Sturgeon Awards have been announced, with a tie for the Campbell Award. Both are juried awards, with the Campbell being presented for the Best SF Novel and the Sturgeon for Best Short Story. The presentation will be held at Lawrence, Kansas.

  • John W. Campbell Award: (tie) Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow and Song of Time, by Ian MacDonald
  • Theodore Sturgeon Award: “The Ray Gun: A Love Story,” by James Alan Gardner

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Sturgeon Nominees

The nominees for the Theodore Sturgeon Award for short science fiction have been announced. The award will be presented during the Campbell Conference Awards Banquet in Lawrence, Kansas the weekend of July 9. Kij Johnson, one of the jurors, removed her story “26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss” from the ballot.

  • “The Gambler,” by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • “Exhalation,” by Ted Chiang
  • “The Political Prisoner,” by Charles Coleman Finlay
  • “True Names,” by Cory Doctorow & Benjamin Rosenbaum
  • “The Ray Gun: A Love Story,” James Alan Gardner
  • “Memory Dog,” by Kathleen Ann Goonan
  • “The Tear,” by Ian McDonald
  • “Special Economics,” by Maureen McHugh
  • “His Master’s Voice,” by Hanu Rajaniemi
  • “From Babel’s Fall’n Glory We Fled,” by Michael Swanwick

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