The 2008 Locus Award finalists have been announced, and we’d like to congratulate Gene Wolfe and Ted Chiang, whose stories from F&SF “Memorare” and “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate” are both on the shortlist. EDIT: Congrats to Lucius Shepard too, who is also on the ballot.
We’d also like to congratulate Gordon for being nominated in the best editor category and…ourselves, for being nominated in the best magazine category. Thanks to everyone who voted!
Don’t forget, today’s the last day to vote in the Locus Awards poll.
Late last week, I posted about F&SF’s stories that have made this year’s Hugo ballot. Three out of four were already on our website because they’re also Nebula nominees. Now the fourth–"Finisterra" by David Moles–is available as well. Here’s a handy list with links:
The 2008 Hugo Award finalists have been announced, and I’m pleased to report that F&SF editor Gordon Van Gelder is once again a nominee in the best professional editor (short form) category, and that several F&SF stories made the cut.
Congrats to these authors, and to the rest of the nominees!
Dave Truesdale has posted his 2007 recommended reading list for short fiction over at Black Gate. Here are the stories from F&SF that made the cut:
â€œRed Cardâ€ by S. L. Gilbow (F&SF, Feb.) SF
â€œA Thing Forbiddenâ€ by Donald Mead (F&SF, Apr.) F/H
â€œPowerSuitâ„¢â€ by M. K. Hobson (F&SF, July) SF
â€œCold Comfortâ€ by Ray Vukcevich (F&SF, July) SF
â€œThe Mole Cureâ€ by Nancy Farmer (F&SF, Aug.) F
â€œThe Tomb Wifeâ€ by Gwyneth Jones (F&SF, Aug.) SF
â€œWho Brought Tulips to the Moon?â€ by S. L. Gilbow (F&SF, Dec.) SF
â€œOsama Phone Homeâ€ by David Marusek (F&SF, Dec.) SF
â€œDonâ€™t Askâ€ by M. Rickert (F&SF, Dec.) F
â€œFoolâ€ by John Morressy (F&SF, Feb.) F
â€œDance of Shadowsâ€ by Fred Chappell (F&SF, Mar.) F
â€œWizardâ€™s Sixâ€ by Alex Irvine (F&SF, June) F
â€œLazaro y Antonioâ€ by Marta Randall (F&SF, June) SF
â€œCar 17â€ by P. E. Cunningham (F&SF, July) F
â€œA Wizard of the Old Schoolâ€ by Chris Willrich (F&SF, Aug.) F
â€œThe Merchant and the Alchemistâ€™s Gateâ€ by Ted Chiang (F&SF, Sep.) F
â€œTwo Weeks Afterâ€ by M. Ramsey Chapman (F&SF, Oct./Nov.) F
â€œThe Diamond Shadowâ€ by Fred Chappell (F&SF, Oct./Nov.) F
â€œThe Recreation Roomâ€ by Albert E. Cowdrey (F&SF, Oct./Nov.) F
â€œUrdumheimâ€ by Michael Swanwickâ€ (F&SF, Oct./Nov.) SF
â€œThe Bone Manâ€ by Frederic S. Durbin (F&SF, Dec.) H
â€œFinisterraâ€ by David Moles (F&SF, Dec.) SF
â€œKioskâ€ by Bruce Sterling (F&SF, Jan.) SF
â€œThe Helper and His Heroâ€ Part 1, by Matthew Hughes (F&SF, Feb.) SF
â€œThe Helper and His Heroâ€ Part 2, by Matthew Hughes (F&SF, Mar.) SF
â€œMemorareâ€ by Gene Wolfe (F&SF, Apr.) SF
â€œThe Master Millerâ€™s Taleâ€ by Ian R. MacLeod (F&SF, May) F
â€œStars Seen Through Stoneâ€ by Lucius Shepardâ€ (F&SF, July) SF