Tiptree Winner

The James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award Council has announced the winners of the 2013 Tiptree Award. The Award is presented for works of speculative fiction that address gender issues. The winners will be honored at Wiscon the weekend of May 23-26 and will receive $1,000, a piece of artwork, and chocolate. The judges for the 2013 were Ellen Klages, Christopher Barzak, Jayna Brown, Nene Ormes, and Gretchen Treu.

  • Rupetta, by N. A. Sulway

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Tiptree Award Winners

The James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award Council has announced the winners of the 2012 Tiptree Award. The Award is presented for works of speculative fiction that address gender issues. The winners will be honored at Wiscon the weekend of May 25-27 and will receive $1,000, a piece of artwork, and chocolate. The judges for the 2012 award were Joan Gordon, Andrea Hairston, Lesley Hall, Karen Lord, and Gary K. Wolfe. The judges for 2013 have been announced as Ellen Klages, Christopher Barzak, Jayna Brown, Nene Ormes, and Gretchen Treu.

  • The Drowning Girl, by Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • Ancient, Ancient, by Kiini Ibura Salaam

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Tiptree Winner Announced

The winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, given annually for gender-bending speculative fiction, have been announced. The awards will be presented at Wiscon on Memorial Day weekend. This year’s judges included Karen Meisner, James Davis Nicoll, Tansy Roberts, Nisi Shawl, Lynne Thomas..

Redwood and Wildfire, by Andrea Hairston

Furthermore, an honor list of six works was announced:

Beauty Queens, by Libba Bray
“The Nones of Quintilus,” by L. Timmel Duchamp
God’s War, by Kameron Hurley
The Universe of Things, by Gwyneth Jones
“The Other Graces,” by Alice Sola Kim
“Seven Sexy Cowboy Robots,” by Sandra McDonald
“After the Apocalypse,” by Maureen F. McHugh
The Freedom Maze , by Delia Sherman
The Courier’s New Bicycle, by Kim Westwood

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Obituary: Theodore Roszak

Author Theodore Roszak (b. 1933) died on July 5. Roszak was best known as an historian of the 1960s, who published The Making of a Counter Culture. While working as an history professor from California State University, East Bay, he published the novel The Memoirs of Elizabeth Frankenstein, for which he received a James Tiptree, Jr. Award in 1995.

Tiptree Jury Announced

The jury for the 2011 James Tiptree, Jr. Award has been announced. This year’s jury includes Karen Meisner, James Davis Nicoll, Tansy Roberts, Nisi Shawl, and the chair, Lynne Thomas. The Tiptree Award is given annually to recognize science fiction or fantasy that expands or explores our understanding of gender. The award is presented at Wiscon.

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Tiptree Award Winner

The winners of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, given annually for gender-bending speculative fiction, have been announced. The awards will be presented at Wiscon on Memorial Day weekend. This year’s judges included Penny Hill, Euan Bear, Jessa Crispin, Alice Kim, and
Lawrence Schimel.

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg, by Dubravka Ugresic

Furthermore, an honor list of six works was announced:

The Bone Palace, by Amanda Downum
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, by N.K. Jemisin
“Diana Comet and the Disappearing Lover,” (a.k.a. “Diana Comet”) by Sandra McDonald
“Drag Queen Astronaut,” by Sandra McDonald
The Secret Feminist Cabal, by Helen Merrick
Who Fears Death, by Nnedi Okorafor
Living with Ghosts, by Kari Sperring
The Colony, by Jillian Weise

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Tiptree Winners

The winners and Honor List of this year’s James Tiptree, Jr. Award have been announced. The winners, a tie this year, will be presented with their prize at Wiscon, in Madison, Wisconsin. The Tiptree Award is presented to works that explore and expand gender roles in sf and fantasy.

Winners

  • The Knife of Never Letting Go, by Patrick Ness
  • Filter House, Nisi Shawl

Honor List

  • The Love We Share Without Knowing, by Christopher Barzak
  • The Explosionist, by Jenny Davidson
  • Shadowbridge and Lord Tophet, by Gregory Frost
  • Two Pearls of Wisdom, by Alison Goodman
  • “Pride and Prometheus,” by John Kessel
  • Tender Morsels, by Margo Lanagan
  • Lavinia, by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Let the Right One In, by John Ajvide Lindqvist
  • A Princess of Roumania, The Tourmaline, The White Tyger, and The Hidden World, by Paul Park
  • The Alchemy of Stone, by Ekaterina Sedia
  • Girl Meets Boy, by Ali Smith
  • Flora’s Dare: How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa from a Shaky Doom (Despite Being Confined to Her Room), by Ysabeau S. Wilce

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