Theodore Sturgeon Shortlist

The nominees for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award have been announced. The Sturgeon is given for a short story. Both awards will be presented during the Campbell Conference, this year held in Lawrence, Kansas from June 22-24.

  • “Don’t Press Charges and I Won’t Sue,” by Charlie Jane Anders
  • “Zen and the Art of Starship Maintenance,” by Tobias S. Buckell
  • “The Discrete Charm of the Turing Machine,” by Greg Egan
  • “Sidewalks,” by Maureen McHugh
  • “The Martian Obelisk,” by Linda Nagata
  • “The Secret Life of Bots,” by Suzanne Palmer
  • “And Then There Were (N‑One),” by Sarah Pinsker
  • “Fandom for Robots,” by Vina Jie‑Min Prasad
  • “A Series of Steaks,” by Vina Jie-Min Prasad
  • “Welcome to Your Authentic Indian ExperienceTM,” by Rebecca Roanhorse
  • “We Who Live in the Heart,” by Kelly Robson

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Campbell and Sturgeon Awards

The winners of the Campbell and Sturgeon Awards were announced on June 16 at the Campbell Conference in Lawrence Kansas. Both are juried awards, with the Campbell being presented for the Best SF Novel and the Sturgeon for Best Short Story.

  • Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award: “The Future is Blue,” by Catherynne M. Valente
  • John W. Campbell Memorial Award: Central Station, by Lavie Tidhar

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Sturgeon Nominees

The nominees for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award have been announced. The Sturgeon is given for a short story. Both awards will be presented during the Campbell Conference, this year held in Lawrence, Kansas on June 16.

  • “The Art of Space Travel,” by Nina Allan
  • “Seasons of Glass and Iron,” by Amal El-Mohtar
  • “Touring with the Alien,” by Carolyn Ives Gilman
  • The Ballad of Black Tom, by Victor LaValle,
  • “The Visitor From Taured,” by Ian R. MacLeod
  • “Things with Beards,” by Sam J. Miller
  • “Project Empathy,” by Dominica Phetteplace
  • “The Future is Blue,” by Catherynne M. Valente
  • A Taste of Honey, by Kai Ashante Wilson

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Sturgeon and Campbell Winners

The winners of the Campbell and Sturgeon Awards were announced on August 18 at the Campbell Conference, held this year in conjunction with MidAmeriCon II, the worldcon, in Kansas City, Mo. Both are juried awards, with the Campbell being presented for the Best SF Novel and the Sturgeon for Best Short Story. Next year, the Campbell Conference will be held in Lawrence, Kansas during its more traditional month of June.

  • John W. Campbell Award: Radiomen, by Eleanor Lerman
  • Theodore Sturgeon Award: “The Game of Smash and Recovery,” by Kelly Link

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Campbell & Sturgeon Finalists

The nominees for the John W. Campbell, Jr. Memorial Award and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award have been announced. The Campbell award is given for a novel, the Sturgeon for a short story. Both awards will be presented during the Campbell Conference, this year held in conjunction with MidAmeriCon II in Kansas City.
John W. Campbell, Jr. Memorial Award

  • The Water Knife, by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Europe at Midnight, by Dave Hutchinson
  • Radiomen, by Eleanor Lerman
  • Luna: New Moon, by Ian McDonald
  • Galapagos Regained, by James Morrow
  • Going Dark, by Linda Nagata
  • The Book of Phoenix, by Nnedi Okorafor
  • Where, by Kit Reed
  • The Thing Itself, by Adam Roberts
  • Aurora, by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Seveneves, by Neal Stephenson

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award

  • “And You Shall Know Her By The Trail Of Dead,” by Brooke Bolander
  • “The Four Thousand, the Eight Hundred,” by Greg Egan
  • “The New Mother,” by Eugene Fischer
  • “Folding Beijing,” by Hao Jingfang, translated by Ken Liu
  • “Emergence,” by Gwyneth Jones
  • “Damage,” by David D. Levine
  • “The Game of Smash and Recovery,” by Kelly Link
  • “Botanica Veneris: Thirteen Papercuts by Ida Countess Rathangan,” by Ian McDonald
  • “Our Lady of the Open Road,” by Sarah Pinsker
  • “The Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill,” by Kelly Robson
  • “Gypsy,” by Carter Scholz
  • “Avery Cates: The Walled City,” by Jeff Somers

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Sturgeon Award Finalists

The nominees for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award have been announced. The Sturgeon is presented for a short story. Both awards will be presented during the Campbell Conference, to be held August 17-21, 2016 in conjunction with MidAmeriCon II, this year’s Worldcon, in Kansas City.

  • “And You Shall Know Her By The Trail Of Dead,” by Brooke Bolander
  • “The Four Thousand, the Eight Hundred,” by Greg Egan
  • “The New Mother,” by Eugene Fischer
  • “Folding Beijing,” by Hao Jingfang, translated by Ken Liu
  • “Emergence,” by Gwyneth Jones
  • “Damages,” by David D. Levine
  • “The Game of Smash and Recovery,” by Kelly Link
  • “Botanica Veneris: Thirteen Papercuts by Ida Countess Rathangan,” by Ian McDonald
  • “Our Lady of the Open Road,” by Sarah Pinsker
  • “The Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill,” by Kelly Robson
  • “Gypsy,” by Carter Scholz
  • “Avery Cates: The Walled City,” by Jeff Somers

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MidAmeriCon II Call for Papers

MidAmeriCon II, the 2016 Worldcon in Kansas City, has issued a call for Academic Papers. This year’s Campbell Conference, normally held in Lawrence, Kansas, will take place as part of MidAmeriCon II’s progrmaming. The CFP is looking for papers on the theme “Tomorrow Is Now,” about MidAmeriCon II’s Guests of Honor, as well as other topics. Submissions are due by January 14, 2016. In addition, the Campbell and Sturgeon Awards will be presented at MidAmeriCon II.

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Campbell & Sturgeon Awards

The winners of the Campbell and Sturgeon Awards were announced on June 13 ahead of this weekend’s Campbell Conference in Lawrence Kansas. Both are juried awards, with the Campbell being presented for the Best SF Novel and the Sturgeon for Best Short Story. The presentation will be held at Lawrence, Kansas.

  • John W. Campbell Award: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, by Claire North
  • Theodore Sturgeon Award: “The Man Who Sold the Moon,” by Cory Doctorow

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Campbell and Sturgeon Winners

The winners of the Campbell and Sturgeon Awards were announced on June 12 ahead of this weekend’s Campbell Conference in Lawrence Kansas. Both are juried awards, with the Campbell being presented for the Best SF Novel and the Sturgeon for Best Short Story. The presentation will be held at Lawrence, Kansas.

  • John W. Campbell Award: Strange Bodies, by Marcel Theroux
  • Theodore Sturgeon Award: “In Joy, Knowing the Abyss,” by Sarah Pinsker

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Campbell and Sturgeon Winners

The winners of the Campbell and Sturgeon Awards were announced on June 14 at the Campbell Conference in Lawrence Kansas. Both are juried awards, with the Campbell being presented for the Best SF Novel and the Sturgeon for Best Short Story. The presentation will be held at Lawrence, Kansas.

  • John W. Campbell Award: Jack Glass, by Adam Roberts
  • Theodore Sturgeon Award: “The Grinnell Method,” by Molly Gloss

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