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
Speaking of awards, the deadline for the 2008 Hugo Awards nominations is March 1. You must be an attending or supporting member of this year’s Worldcon, or have been an attending or supporting member of last year’s, to nominate. You still have time to mail in a paper ballot (which is handy in case you can’t find your membership number and/or PIN), or you can vote online.
The 38th annual Locus Awards ballot is also online. Voting is open to all. Deadline for is April 15.
Go and vote for your favorite F&SF titles!
This year’s final Nebula Awards ballot has been released. Congrats to all of the F&SF authors who made the cut:
- Kiosk by Bruce Sterling
- Memorare by Gene Wolfe
- Stars Seen Through Stone by Lucius Shepard
- The Helper and His Hero by Matthew Hughes
- Pol Pot’s Beautiful Daughter by Geoff Ryman
- The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate by Ted Chiang
- Titanium Mike Saves the Day by David D. Levine
Gordon posted the full ballot over on the forum.