Locus Award Winners

On June 15-17, 2012, the 2012 Locus Award winners were announced. If you’re looking for new reading material, you might want to check out the best of the best. There are so many categories that I’m only going to post the first place winners, with the exception of sci-fi and fantasy novels. For a more complete list that shows runners-up, follow the link below the list.

Science Fiction Novel:
Embassytown, China Miéville (Del Rey: Macmillan)
Leviathan Wakes, James S.A. Corey (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
11/22/63, Stephen King (Scribner; Hodder & Stoughton as 11.22.63)
Rule 34, Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit UK)
The Children of the Sky, Vernor Vinge (Tor)

Fantasy Novel:
A Dance with Dragons, George R.R. Martin (Bantam; Harper Voyager UK)
Snuff, Terry Pratchett (Harper; Doubleday UK)
The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW; Gollancz)
Deathless, Catherynne M. Valente (Tor)
Among Others, Jo Walton (Tor)

First Novel:
The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern (Doubleday)

Young Adult Book:
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, Catherynne M. Valente (Feiwel and Friends)

Silently and Very Fast, Catherynne M. Valente (WFSA; Clarkesworld)

White Lines on a Green Field, Catherynne M. Valente (Subterranean, Fall 2011)

Short Story:
The Case of Death and Honey, Neil Gaiman (A Study in Sherlock)

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-eightth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed. (St. Martin’s Griffin)

The Bible Repairman and Other Stories, Tim Powers (Tachyon)

Evaporating Genres: Essays on Fantastic Literature, Gary K. Wolfe (Wesleyan)

Art Books:
Spectrum 18: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, Cathy Fenner & Arnie Fenner (Underwood)

Shaun Tan

Ellen Datlow



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