Kitschie Nominations

The Kraken Rum has announced the nominees for the 2013 Kitschies, presented for the most progressive, intelligent, and entertaining works of genre fiction. Winners will receive a cash prize, a trophy, and a bottle of Kraken Rum. The winners will be announced on February 12 at the Seven Dials Club in London.

Red Tentacle (Novel)

  • Red Doc, by Anne Carson
  • A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki
  • Bleeding Edge, by Thomas Pynchon
  • More Than This, by Patrick Ness
  • The Machine, by James Smythe

Golden Tentacle (Debut)

  • Stray, by Monica Hesse
  • A Calculated Life, by Anne Charnock
  • Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie
  • Nexus, by Ramez Naam
  • Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan

Inky Tentacle (Cover art)

  • Dreams and Shadows, by C. Robert Cargill; illustrated by Sinem Erkas
  • The Age Atomic, by Adam Christopher; illustrated by Will Staehle
  • Homeland and Pirate Cinema, by Cory Doctorow; illustration by Amazing15
  • Stray, by Monica Hesse; illustrated by Gianmarco Magnani
  • Apocalypse Now Now, by Charlie human; illustration by Joey Hi-Fi

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