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2017 F&SF Stories Up For Awards

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  • Started 8 months ago by dolphintornsea
  • Latest reply from C.C. Finlay

  1. dolphintornsea
    Member

    As we've been doing for the past few years (I think 2014 is the earliest), the time has come for a thread celebrating the stories from F&SF, published in 2017, that are nominated for awards or chosen for the various best-of-year anthologies.

    Jonathan Strahan has just announced the table of contents for THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY OF THE YEAR, VOLUME TWELVE, to be published by Solaris in April 2018.

    Two stories from F&SF are included:

    “My English Name”, by R. S. Benedict (May/June 2017), and
    “The Hermit of Houston”, by Samuel R. Delany (September/October 2017)

    Congratulations to the authors, and of course to editor Charlie and publisher Gordon!

    The full TOC is here: http://www.jonathanstrahan.com.au/wp/2017/12/15/toc-reveal-the-best-science-fiction-fantasy-of-the-year-volume-12/

    Posted 8 months ago #
  2. J-Sun
    Member

    Thanks for sharing that, dolphintornsea. I look forward to more Year's Best TOC announcements.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  3. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    Thanks for starting this thread for this year, dolphintornsea.

    Gardner Dozois shared an early present with his Facebook followers on Christmas eve when he posted the Table of Contents for THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: THIRTY-FIFTH ANNUAL COLLECTION, which will come out in July of 2018. This year, he selected four stories from F&SF for the collection.

    "My English Name" by R. S. Benedict (May/June, 2017)
    "Starlight Express" by Michael Swanwick (Sept/Oct 2017)
    "The History of the Invasion Told in Five Dogs" by Kelly Jennings (May/June 2017)
    "There Used to Be Olive Trees" by Rich Larson (Jan/Feb 2017)

    Congratulations to all the authors who are included and recognized in this year's collection. The full Table of Contents is available on Dozois's Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/gardner.dozois/posts/10155950058666798

    Posted 7 months ago #
  4. dolphintornsea
    Member

    That makes a total of 110 stories from F&SF that have been featured in Gardner Dozois's series!

    Posted 7 months ago #
  5. dolphintornsea
    Member

    The table of contents for Rich Horton's THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY 2018, forthcoming from Prime Books, has been announced.

    Congratulations to the following four authors, whose stories were first published in F&SF:

    “Rings” by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (May/June 2017)
    “The Hermit of Houston”, by Samuel R. Delany (September/October 2017)
    "Starlight Express" by Michael Swanwick (September/October 2017)
    "Marley and Marley" by J. R. Dawson (November/December 2017)

    Posted 6 months ago #
  6. dolphintornsea
    Member

    The complete table of contents for Rich Horton's book can be found on his blog: http://rrhorton.blogspot.co.za/2018/02/the-years-best-science-fiction-and.html

    Posted 6 months ago #
  7. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    Thank you to all the SFWA members who participated in the Nebula Award nomination process this year. Congratulations to Richard Bowes for his nomination for "Dirty Old Town" (F&SF, May/June 2017) in the Best Novelette category and to all the other nominees.

    The complete ballot may be found here: https://nebulas.sfwa.org/2017-nebula-award-finalists-announced/

    Posted 5 months ago #
  8. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    Ellen Datlow has announced the table of contents for THE BEST HORROR OF THE YEAR, VOLUME TEN, coming from Nightshade Books in June. This year's volume includes one story originally published in F&SF:

    "Whatever Comes After Calcutta" by David Erik Nelson (Nov/Dec 2017)

    The complete table of contents can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/EllenDatlow/posts/10155501429657075

    Posted 5 months ago #
  9. dolphintornsea
    Member

    Gardner Dozois has announced the contents of THE VERY BEST OF THE BEST: 30 YEARS OF THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION, due out in December 2018 or in January 2019.

    This is a kind of "super-best", with selections from the last 15 volumes of his long-running Year's Best series.

    One F&SF story from 2017, included in Volume 35, is selected here as well: "My English Name" by R. S. Benedict (May/June, 2017)

    A second F&SF story was also chosen: "Finisterra", by David Moles (December 2007). I thought I'd mention that here, since we don't have a thread for 2007 stories.

    Posted 5 months ago #
  10. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    The Locus Awards finalists have been announced, including "The Hermit of Houston" by Samuel R. Delany (F&SF, 9/17) for Best Novelette, "Starlight Express" by Michael Swanwick (F&SF, 9/17) for Best Short Story, F&SF for Best Magazine, and C.C. Finlay for Best Editor. Congratulations to all this year's finalists.

    http://locusmag.com/2018/04/2018-locus-awards-finalists/

    Posted 3 months ago #
  11. dolphintornsea
    Member

    Great news—the 2018 Locus Award for best novelette goes to:

    “The Hermit of Houston”, by Samuel R. Delany (September/October 2017).

    This is the first time in eighteen years that a story from F&SF has won a Locus Award! It was well deserved, even though it took a Grand Master to break the drought. Congratulations to the author, and to Charlie!

    Posted 1 month ago #
  12. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    Thanks, dolphintornsea! We were very happy for the story and the author, and it was my honor to be able to attend the ceremony and accept the award.

    In other news, Paula Guran has announced the Table of Contents for The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2018 and it includes two stories from F&SF.

    “On Highway 18,” Rebecca Campbell (F&SF 9-10/17)
    “The Bride in Sea-Green Velvet,” Robin Furth (F&SF 7-8/17)

    Our congratulations to both of them, plus all the other F&SF writers and friends of the magazine who were also recognized in this year's collection.

    You can see the complete Table of Contents here: http://paulaguran.com/years-best-dark-fantasy-horror-2018-toc/

    Posted 1 month ago #
  13. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    We also want to congratulate Rebecca Campbell and her story "On Highway 18" (F&SF, Sept/Oct 2017) on making the long list for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.

    For the complete list, see: http://www.sunburstaward.org/2018-longlist

    Posted 1 month ago #

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