Parsec Call for Nominations

The Parsec Awards, given for excellence in science fiction podcasting, are open for nominations. The award was founded in 2005 and is presented annually at Dragon*Con. Nominations in 15 categories are open until June 1.

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Ursa Major Awards

The winners of the tenth annual Ursa Major Awards for the best in anthropomorphic/”funny animal” literature and art first published during 2010 were announced at Morphicon in Columbus, OH on Friday, May 13.

  • Best Anthropomorphic Motion Picture: How To Train Your Dragon
  • Best Anthropomorphic Dramatic Short Work or Series: Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention
  • Best Anthropomorphic Novel: Shadow of the Father, by Kyell Gold
  • Best Anthropomorphic Short Fiction: “Bridges,” by Kyell Gold
  • Best Anthropomorphic Other Literary Work:Fur-Piled #4, by Leo Magna
  • Best Anthropomorphic Graphic Story: Twokinds, by Tom Fischbach
  • Best Anthropomorphic Comic Strip: Housepets! by Rick Griffin
  • Best Anthropomorphic Magazine: Heat
  • Best Anthropomorphic Published Illustration: Cover for Kyell Gold’s Shadow of the Father, by Sara Palmer
  • Best Anthropomorphic Game: Disney Epic Mickey

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