Prometheus Award Nominees

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced in August at Worldcon 76, which will be held in San Jose, California.

Prometheus Awards

  • Drug Lord: High Ground, by Doug Casey and John Hunt
  • The Powers of the Earth, by Travis Corcoran
  • Torchship, Torchship Pilot, and Torchship Captain, by Karl Gallagher
  • Darkship Revenge, by Sarah Hoyt
  • The Corporation Wars: Emergence, by Ken MacLeod
  • Artemis, by Andy Weir

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Prometheus Hall of Fame Nominees

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced later in the year, along with the Prometheus Awards, at a major science fiction convention.

Hall of Fame

  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” by Rudyard Kipling
  • “Conquest by Default,” by Vernor Vinge
  • The Island Worlds, by Eric Kotani and John Maddox Roberts
  • “Starfog,” by Poul Anderson
  • “With Folded Hands…,” by Jack Williamson

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Prometheus Nominees

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced in August at Worldcon 75, which will be held in Helsinki, Finland.

Prometheus Awards

  • The Corporation Wars: Dissidence, by Ken MacLeod
  • The Corporation Wars: Insurance, by Ken MacLeod
  • The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047, by Lionel Shriver
  • The Core of the Sun, by Johanna Sinisalo, translated by Lola Rogers
  • Blade of p’Na, by L. Neil Smith

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Prometheus Hall of Fame Nominees

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced later in the year, along with the Prometheus Awards, at a major science fiction convention.

Hall of Fame

  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” by Rudyard Kipling
  • “Conquest by Default,” by Vernor Vinge
  • “Coventry,” by Robert A. Heinlein
  • “Harrison Bergeron,” by Kurt Vonnegut
  • “Starfog,” by Poul Anderson
  • “With Folded Hands…,” by Jack Williamson

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Prometheus Award Finalists

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced in August at MidAmeriCon II, which will be held in Kansas City. The Lifetime Achievement inductee was previously announced.

Prometheus Awards

  • Golden Son, by Pierce Brown
  • Apex, by Ramez Naam
  • Seveneves, by Neal Stephenson
  • The Just City, by Jo Walton
  • A Borrowed Man, by Gene Wolfe

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Prometheus Award Winners

The winners of the Prometheus Award, given for libertarian science fiction, have announced the winner of the Novel award. The award will be presented at Sasquan, this year’s worldcon, in Spokane, August 21. The Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement winner have been previously announced with the awards presented at Marcon in Columbus in May.

  • Best Novel: Influx, by Daniel Suarez
  • Hall of Fame Award: “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” by Harlan Ellison (1965)
  • Special Prometheus Lifetime Achievement Award: F. Paul Wilson

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Prometheus Award Finalists

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced in August at Sasquan, which will be held in Spokane. The Hall of Fame inductee and Lifetime Achievement inductee were previously announced and will be presented at Marcon 50.

Prometheus Awards

  • The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu
  • Raising Steam, by Terry Pratchett
  • A Better World, by Marcus Sakey
  • Influx, by Daniel Suarez

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Prometheus Winners

The winners of the Prometheus Award, given for libertarian science fiction, have been announced. The awards will be presented at LonCon 3, this year’s worldcon, in London the weekend of August 14-18. Vinge will receive his award at a separate presentation at Conjecture/ConChord the weekend of October 10-12.

  • Best Novel: (tie) Homeland, by Cory Doctorow; Nexus, by Ramez Naam
  • Hall of Fame Award: Falling Free, by Lois McMaster Bujold (1999)
  • Special Prometheus Award: Leslie Fish, author-filksinger, for the combination of her 2013 novella, “Tower of Horses,” and her filk song, “The Horsetamer’s Daughter.”
  • Special Prometheus Lifetime Achievement Award: Vernor Vinge

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Prometheus Nominations

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Award and the Hall of Fame Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced in August at Loncon 3, which will be held in London.

Prometheus Awards

  • Homeland, by Cory Doctorow
  • A Few Good Men, by Sarah Hoyt
  • Crux, by Ramez Naam
  • Nexus, by Ramez Naam
  • Brilliance, by Marcus Sakey

Hall of Fame

  • “Sam Hall,” by Poul Anderson
  • Falling Free, by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” by Harlan Ellison
  • Courtship Rite, by Donald Kingsbury
  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” by Rudyard Kipling

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Vernor Vinge

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Prometheus Award Winners

The winners of the Prometheus Award, given for libertarian science fiction, have been announced. The awards will be presented at LoneStarCon 3, this year’s worldcon, in San Antonio the weekend of August 29-September 2.

  • Best Novel: Pirate Cinema, by Cory Doctorow.
  • Hall of Fame Award: Cryptonomicon, by Neal Stephenson (1999)

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