Ignotus Ballot Announced

The ballot for this year’s Ignotus Awards has been announced. Founded in 1991, the Ignotus Awards are voted on by the members of the annual Hispacon, which will be held this year in Madrid from November 17-19.

Best Novel

  • El dios asesinado en el servicio de caballeros, by Sergio S. Morán
  • Fractura, by Dioni Arroyo Merino
  • Hijos del dios binario, by David B. Gil
  • La hora de los desterrados, by Pablo Bueno
  • La polilla en la casa del humo, by Guillem López
  • La última bruja, by Mayte Navales
  • Laberinto Tennen, by David Luna Lorenzo
  • Pétalos de acero, by José A. Bonilla
  • Róndola, by Sofía Rhei

Best Novella

  • El ojo de Dios, by David Luna
  • En tierra extraña, by Felicidad Martínez
  • Fuego cruzado, by Felicidad Martínez
  • La tienda del señor Li, by Abel Amutxategi
  • Travesía, by José Antonio García Santos

Best Short Story

  • La aventura de las gallinas de Sclater Street,” by Alberto López Aroca
  • La aventura del banco de niebla,” by John H. Watson
  • La segunda muerte del padre,” by Cristina Jurado
  • Pedro y la pulsera mágica,” by Juan Antonio Fernández Madrigal
  • Primera sangre,” by Israel Alonso
  • Un problema abominable,” by Vincent Stamford

Best Anthology

  • Archetypal Magazine, edited by Alberto López Aroca
  • Cuentos desde el otro lado, edited by Concha Perea
  • Cuentos para Algernon Año IV, edited by Cuentos para Algernon
  • La mirada extraña, edited by Felicidad Martínez
  • Sucesos extraños, edited by José Luis del Río

Best Related Book

  • El libro de Satán, by Carlos Aguilar and Frank Rubio
  • En regiones extrañas, by Lola Robles
  • H. P. Lovecraft, el caminante de Providence, by Roberto García Álvarez
  • Homo Tenuis, by Francisco Jota-Pérez
  • Richard Matheson: El maestro de la paranoia, edited by Sergi Grau

Best Related Work

  • Algunos monos que usted debería conocer,” by Jane Chase
  • All Your Short Are Belong to Us,” by Elías F. Combarro
  • Editoriales independientes en España: ¿el futuro del género?,” by Cristina Jurado
  • Escritoras españolas de ciencia ficción,” by Lola Robles
  • Jack el Destripador: Asesino pulp,” by Andrés Peláez Paz

Best Cover

  • Alucinadas II, by Ana Díaz Eiriz
  • Archetypal Magazine, by Sergio Bleda
  • Futuros perdidos, by Enrique Corominas
  • Jack el destripador de Curtis Garland, by Sergio Bleda
  • Juguetes rotos, by Cecilia G. F.
  • Travesía, by Pilar Leandro

Audiovisual Production

  • El ministerio del tiempo
  • Los verdHugos, by Miquel Codony, Elías F. Combarro, Leticia Lara, Josep María Oriol, and Armando Saldaña
  • Neo Nostromo, by Miquel Codony and Alexander Páez
  • EuroCon 2016 Broadcasting
  • The Spoiler Club, by Jesús Cañadas, Miquel Codony, and Alexander Páez

Comics

  • ¡Universo!, by Albert Monteys
  • Galaxia Bramford, by Fernando Cámara
  • Hoy me ha pasado algo muy bestia, by Julián López y El Torres
  • I.D., by Emma Ríos
  • Providence, by Jacen Burrows y Alan Moore

Magazine

  • Barsoom
  • Catarsi
  • Delirio
  • SuperSonic
  • Tártarus

Foreign Novel

  • El problema de los tres cuerpos (Three Body Problem), by Liu Cixin
  • Futuros perdidos (Lost Futures), by Lisa Tuttle
  • La casa de arenas movedizas (Quicksand House), by Carlton Mellick III
  • La gracia de los reyes (The Grace of Kings), by Ken Liu
  • Relojes de hueso (The Bone Clocks), by David Mitchell

Foreign Story

  • Acerca de las costumbres de elaboración de libros en determinadas especies” (“The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species”), by Ken Liu
  • El aria de la reina de la noche” (“The Queen of the Night’s Aria”), by Ian McDonald
  • Fotos de gatitos, por favor” (“Cat Pictures, Please”), by Naomi Kritzer
  • La reina pescadora” (“The Fisher Queen”), by Alyssa Wong
  • Siete maravillas de un mundo pasado y future” (“Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World”), by Caroline M. Yoachim

Web

  • Cuentos para Algernon, (https://cuentosparaalgernon.wordpress.com/)
  • Fantífica (http://www.fantifica.com)
  • La nave invisible (https://lanaveinvisible.wordpress.com/)
  • La tercera fundación (http://www.tercerafundacion.net/)
  • Sense of Wonder (http://sentidodelamaravilla.blogspot.com.es)

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Ignotus Award Winners

The winners of this year’s Ignotus Awards were announced at Hispacon, held this year in Grenada. The Award presentation was the weekend of October 31.

  • Novel: El mapa del caos, by Félix J. Palma
  • Novelette: Los centinelas del tiempo, by Javier Negrete
  • Story: “Casas rojas,” by Nieves Delgado
  • Anthology: Terra Nova 3, by Various authors
  • Non-Fiction: Category canceled this year to not meeting minimum of nominations.
  • Article: “20 autores de relatos de ciencia ficción que deberías estar leyendo,” by Elías F. Combarro
  • Illustration: Retrofuturismos, by Alejandro Colucci
  • Audiovisual Production: Los Verdhugos, by Various authors
  • Comic: Category canceled this year to not meeting minimum of nominations.
  • Poetry: Category canceled this year to not meeting minimum of nominations.
  • Magazine: Scifiworld
  • Foreign Novel: The Martian, by Andy Weir
  • Foreign Story: “The Player”, by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Web Site: La tercera fundación, by La asociación Clitural Los Conseguidores

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Ignotus Nominees

The ballot for this year’s Ignotus Awards has been announced. Founded in 1991, the Ignotus Awards are voted on by the members of the annual Hispacon, which will be held this year in Granada.

Novel

  • A vuestras mentes dispersas, by Joan Antoni Fernández
  • El libro de Ivo, by Juan Cuadra Pérez
  • El mapa del caos, by Félix J. Palma
  • La inconquistable, by José Antonio Bonilla
  • La piedad del Primero, by Pablo Bueno
  • Las tierras en juego, by Arkaitz León Muela
  • Un minuto antes de la oscuridad, by Ismael Martínez Biurrun

Novelette

  • Adepta, by Felicidad Martínez
  • El rey lansquenete, by Santiago García Albás
  • La epopeya de los amantes, by Miguel Santander
  • Los centinelas del tiempo, by Javier Negrete
  • Pasteles de barro, by Carlos Martí Mezquita

Story

  • Antonio Benjumea,” by Cristina Jurado
  • Casas rojas,” by Nieves Delgado
  • El pastor de naves,” by Felicidad Martínez
  • Prolang,” by Ricardo Montesinos
  • WeKids,” by Laura Gallego

Anthology

  • Alucinadas, by Various authors
  • Cuentos para Algernon Año II, by Various authors
  • El ciclo de Xuya, by Aliette de Bodard
  • Mañana todavía, by Various authors
  • Terra Nova 3, by Various authors

Non-Fiction
Category canceled this year to not meeting minimum of nominations referred to in Article 26 of the Regulation.
Article

  • 20 autores de relatos de ciencia ficción que deberías estar leyendo,” by Elías F. Combarro
  • El futuro bajo sospecha,” by Ismael Martínez Biurrun
  • Fachas del espacio,” by Félix García
  • Introducción,” by Fernando Ángel Moreno y Julián Díez
  • Premios Ignotus para Dummies,” by Juanma Santiago
  • Yo sobreviví a las guerras del fándom (incluso las provoqué),” by Juanma Santiago

Illustration

  • Cover of A vuestras mentes dispersas, by Koldo Campo
  • Cover of Antes del primer día, by Koldo Campo
  • Cover of Crónicas de tinieblas, by Juan Miguel Aguilera
  • Cover of La inconquistable, by Román García Mora
  • Cover of La piedad del Primero, by Olga Esther
  • Cover of Las tierras en juego, by María Paz Muela
  • Cover of Retrofuturismos, by Alejandro Colucci

Audiovisual Production

  • Canal de YouTube de Sense of Wonder, by Elías F. Combarro
  • La cueva, by Alfredo Montero (director)
  • La órbita de Endor, by Various authors
  • Los Verdhugos, by Various authors
  • Luces en el horizonte, by Luis Martínez Vallés
  • The Spoiler Club, by Various authors

Comic
Category canceled this year to not meeting minimum of nominations referred to in Article 26 of the Regulation.

Poetry
Category canceled this year to not meeting minimum of nominations referred to in Article 26 of the Regulation.

Magazine

  • Alfa Eridiani
  • Barsoom
  • Delirio
  • miNatura
  • Planetas Prohibidos
  • Presencia Humana
  • Scifiworld

Foreign Novel

  • Annihilation, by Jeff Vandermeer
  • The Martian, by Andy Weir
  • The Rite, by Laird Barron
  • The Slow Regard of Silent Things, by Patrick Rothfuss
  • Dodger, by Terry Pratchett

Foreign Story

  • “Who Will Care for the Gods?”, by Liu Cixin
  • “The Player”, by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • “In a Red Station, Drifting”, by Aliette de Bodard
  • “Legion,” by Brandon Sanderson
  • “Mono no aware,” by Ken Liu

Web Site

  • Cuentos para Algernon, by Marcheto
  • Donde acaba el infinito, by Alexander Páez
  • Fantífica, by Random House Mondadori
  • La tercera fundación, by La asociación Clitural Los Conseguidores
  • Literatura fantástica, by Mariano Villarreal
  • Sense of Wonder, by Elías F. Combarro

For more information… (Spanish)

Ignotus Awards

The winners of this year’s Ignotus Awards were announced at Hispacon, held this year in Montcada i Reixac, a suburb of Barcelona. The Award presentation was on December 7.

  • Novel: Memoria de tinieblas (Memory of Darkness), by Eduardo Vaquerizo
  • Novella: “Detective,” by Rodolfo Martínez
  • Short Story: “El aeropuerto del fin del mundo” (“The Airport at the End of the World”), by Tamara Romero
  • Anthology: Terra Nova, Vol. 2, edited by Mariano Villarreal & Luis Pestarini
  • Non-Fiction: La 100cia ficción de Rescepto (The Hundredth Fiction of Respect), by Sergio Mars (Cápside)
  • Article: “La ciencia ficción española” (“Spanish Science Fiction”), by Mariano Villarreal
  • Illustration: The cover of Eduardo Vaquerizo for Memoria de tinieblas (Memory of Darkness)
  • Audiovisual Material: “Los VerdHugos,” by Miquel Codony, Pedro Román, Elías F. Combarro & Joseph María Orio
  • Magazine: Scifiworld
  • Translated Novel: Embassytown, by China Miéville
  • Translated Short Story: “El hombre que puso fin a la historia: documental” (“The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary”), by Ken Liu
  • Website: (tie) “Cuentos para Algernon”; La tercera fundación
  • Premio Especial Ignotus (Premio Gabriel): Antoni Garcés
  • Premio Domingo Santos: La oscura majestad de la Dama Cuervo, de Juan Ángel Laguna Edroso

For more information… (Spanish)

(ETA: Tie in website category)

Ignotus Award Nominees

The ballot for this year’s Ignotus Awards has been announced. Founded in 1991, the Ignotus Awards are voted on by the members of the annual Hispacon, which will be held this year in Montcada i Reixac, a suburb of Barcelona from December 6 to 8.

Spanish Novel

  • Esta noche arderá el cielo, by Emilio Bueso
  • Gente muerta, by J.G. Mesa
  • La canción secreta del mundo, by José Antonio Cotrina
  • Los nombres muertos, by Jesús Cañadas
  • Memoria de tinieblas, by Eduardo Vaquerizo

Foreign Novel

  • 2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Evolutionary Void, by Peter F. Hamilton
  • Embassytown, by China Mieville
  • House of Leaves, by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • The Quantum Thief, by Mannu Rajaniemi
  • The Shining Girls, by Lauren Beukes
  • Red Country, by Joe Abercrombie

Novella

  • Detective,” by Rodolfo Martínez
  • En el filo,” by Ramón Muñoz
  • La montaña,” by Juan González Mesa
  • La penúltima danza del Griwll,” by Ramón Merino Collado
  • Rafentshalf,” by Jesús Fernández Lozano

Spanish Short Story

  • Dariya,” by Nieves Delgado
  • El aeropuerto del fin del mundo,” by Tamara Romero
  • El enemigo en casa,” by Concepción Regueiro
  • Mecaderes de tiempo,” by Victor Conde
  • La última huella,” by Miguel Santander
  • Los orcos no comen golosinas,” by Carlos López Hernando
  • Wendy de los gatos,” by Jesús Fernández Lozano

Foreign Short Story

  • “26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss,” by Kij Johnson
  • “Spider, the Artist,” by Nnedi Okorafor
  • “The Man Who Ended History,” by Ken Liu
  • “Her Husband´s Hands,” by Adam-Troy Castro
  • “Scattered along the Rivers of Heaven,” by Aliette de Bodard
  • “Impossible Dreams,” by Tim Pratt

Anthology

  • Cuentos para Algernon Año I,edited by Marcheto
  • Hic sunt dracones. Cuentos imposibles, edited by Tim Pratt
  • La bomba número seis, edited by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Reyes de aire y agua, edited by Jesús Fernández Lozano
  • Terra Nova Vol. 2, edited by Mariano Villarreal y Luis Pestarini

Non Fiction Book

  • Cómo escribir ciencia-ficción y fantasía, by Orson Scott Card
  • El poder de la sangre, by Pedro L. López
  • Jack Kirby. El cuarto demiurgo, by José Manuel Uría
  • Japón sobrenatural, by Daniel Aguilar
  • La biblia steampunk, edited by Jeff Vandermeer and S. J. Chambers
  • La 100cia ficción de Rescepto, by Sergio Mars
  • La literatura fantástica argentina en el siglo XIX, by Carlos Abraham
  • Silencios de pánico, by Diego López y David Pizarro
  • Steampunk Cinema, by Varios autores

Artícle

  • Howard Koch, el guionista tras la magia de La guerra de los mundos de Orson Welles,” by Luis Alfonso Gámez
  • La ciencia ficción española,” by Mariano Villarreal
  • Literatura Fantástica en cifras. Estadística de producción editorial de género fantástico en España durante el año 2013,” by Mariano Villarreal
  • Sobre la fantasía feérica,” by Sergio Mars
  • Ucronía,” by Asociación Cultural ALT+64

Illustration

  • Cover of De monstruos y trincheras, by Koldo Campo
  • Cover of El mejor de los mundos posibles, by Alejandro Colucci
  • Cover of Memoria de tinieblas, by Eduardo Vaquerizo
  • Cover of Reyes de aire y agua, by Olga Esther
  • Cover of Terra Nova Vol. 2, by Ángel Benito Gastañaga
  • Cover of Zaibatsu / La edad del vuelo, by Koldo Campo

AV Production

  • El cosmonauta, by Nicolás Alcalá
  • Fallo de Sistema, by Santiago Bustamante
  • Los últimos días, by Álex Pastor and David Pastor
  • Luces en el Horizonte, by Luis Martínez and Pablo Uría
  • Los VerdHugos, by Miquel Codony, Pedro Román, Elías F. Combarro, and Joseph María Oriol

Magazine

  • Alfa Eridiani, edited by la Asociación Cultural Alfa Eridiani
  • Barsoom, edited by La Hermandad del Enmascarado
  • Delirio, edited by La Biblioteca del Laberinto
  • miNatura, edited by Asociación Cultural miNatura Soterrània
  • Planetas Prohibidos, edited by el Grupo Planetas Prohibidos
  • Scifiworld, edited by Inquidanzas Ediciones

Web Site

  • Alt+64-Wiki
  • Cuentos para Algernon
  • La tercera fundación
  • Literatura Fantástica
  • Sense of Wonder

For more information… (Spanish)