The Kitschies Shortlist

London Fallen has announced the nominees for the 2015 Kitschies, presented for the most progressive, intelligent, and entertaining works of genre fiction. Winners will receive a cash prize and a trophy. The winners will be announced on March 7 at the The Star of Kings in London.

The Red Tentacle (Novel)

  • The Heart Goes Last, by Margaret Atwood
  • Europe at Midnight, by Dave Hutchinson
  • The Reflection, by Hugo Wilcken
  • The Fifth Season, by N. K. Jemisin
  • The Thing Itself, by Adam Roberts

The Golden Tentacle (Debut)

  • The Shore, by Sara Taylor
  • Blackass, by A. Igoni Barrett
  • The Gracekeepers, by Kirsty Logan
  • The Night Clock, by Paul Meloy
  • Making Wolf, by Tade Thompson

The Inky Tentacle (Cover Art)

  • Brian Catling’s The Vorrh, design by Pablo Declan
  • Emerald Fennell’s Monsters, art direction by Jet Purdie, illustration by Patrick Leger
  • Tim Clare’s The Honours, design and illustration by Peter Adlington
  • Sally Gardner’s The Door That Led to Where, art direction and design by Jet Purdie, illustration by Dover Publications Inc & Shutterstock
  • Kelly Link’s Get in Trouble, design by Alex Merto

The Invisible Tentacle (Natively Digital Fiction)

  • Arcadia, by Iain Pears
  • Life is Strange
  • Daniel Barker’s Birthday, by Frog Croakley
  • The Last Hours of Laura K
  • Bloodborne

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Kitschies Shortlist

London Fallen has announced the nominees for the 2014 Kitschies, presented for the most progressive, intelligent, and entertaining works of genre fiction. Winners will receive a cash prize and a trophy. The winners will be announced on March 4 at the Seven Dials Club in London.

The Red Tentacle (Novel)

  • The Race, by Nina Allen
  • The Peripheral, by William Gibson
  • Lagoon, by Nnedi Okorafor
  • Grasshopper Jungle, by Andrew Smith
  • The Way Inn, by Will Wiles

The Golden Tentacle (Debut)

  • The Girl in the Road, by Monica Byrne
  • The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, by Becky Chambers
  • Viper Wine, by Hermione Eyre
  • Memory of Water, by Emmi Itäranta
  • The People in the Trees, by Hanya Yanagihara

The Inky Tentacle (Cover Art)

  • Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods, by Emily Carroll & Sonja Chaghatzbanian
  • Valerie Martin’s The Ghost of the Mary Celeste, design by Steve Marking, lettering by Kimberly Glyder
  • Nick Harkaway’s Tigerman, by Glenn O’Neill
  • Michel Faber’s The Book of Strange New Things, by Rafaela Romaya & Yehring Tong
  • Lavie Tidhar’s A Man Lies Dreaming, by Ben Summers

The Invisible Tentacle (Natively Digital Fiction)

  • Kentucky Route Zero: Act III, by Cardboard Computer
  • 80 Days, by Meg Jayanth
  • echovirus12, by Jeff Noon, Ed, James Knight, violet sprite, Richard Biddle, Mina Polen, Uel Aramchek, Graham Walsh, and Vapour Vox
  • The Sailor’s Dream, by Simogo

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