Prometheus Hall of Fame Nominees

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the nominees for this year’s Prometheus Hall of Fame Awards, given to novels or stories which reflect the ideals of Libertarians. The award, along with the Prometheus Best Novel Award, will be presented at Renovation, this year’s Worldcon, in Reno, Nevada.

  • “The Machine Stops,” by E. M. Forster (1909)
  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” by Rudyard Kipling (1912)
  • Animal Farm, by George Orwell (1945)
  • “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” by Harlan Ellison (1965)
  • Falling Free, by Lois McMaster Bujold (1988)

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Prometheus Awards

The winners of the 2009 Prometheus Awards have been announced by the Libertarian Futurist Society. The Prometheus Awards are given to honor excellence in libertarian science fiction. The awards will be presented at Aussiecon 4 in September.

  • Best Novel: The Unincorporated Man, by Dani & Eytan Kollin
  • Hall of Fame Award: “No Truce with Kings,” by Poul Anderson

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Prometheus Award Winners

The winners for the Premoetheus Award, which recognizes libertarian science fiction, have been announced. The awards will be presented at Anticipation, this year’s Worldcon, in Montreal.

  • Novel: Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
  • Hall of Fame: The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Prometheus and Libertarian Hall of Fame Nominees

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the short list for this year’s Hall of Fame and Prometheus Award nominees. Voting for both the Hall of Fame and Best Novel will take place in July. The award will be presented at Anticipation.

Best Book

  • Matter, by Iain Banks
  • Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
  • The January Dancer, by Michael Flynn
  • Saturn’s Children, by Charles Stross
  • Opening Atlantis, by Harry Turtledove
  • Half a Crown, by Jo Walton

Hall of Fame

  • Falling Free, a novel by Lois McMaster Bujold (1988);
  • Courtship Rite, a novel by Donald M. Kingsbury (1982);
  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” a short story by Rudyard Kipling (1912);
  • The Lord of the Rings, a three-volume novel by J. R. R. Tolkien (1955);
  • The Once and Future King, including The Book of Merlyn, a novel by T. H. White (1977)
  • The Golden Age, a novel by John C. Wright (2002)

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