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Saturday, June 27, 2009

2009 Locus Award Winners

From Locus Magazine website:

Winners of the 2009 Locus Awards were announced at a ceremony and banquet June 27, 2009 in Seattle WA during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend.

Science Fiction Novel: Anathem, Neal Stephenson (Atlantic UK, Morrow)
(FBC Review HERE; Liviu's top 2008 SF)

Fantasy Novel: Lavinia, Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt

First Novel: Singularity's Ring, Paul Melko (Tor)
(FBC Review HERE)

Young-Adult Book: The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins, Bloomsbury)
(FBC Review HERE and HERE)

Novella: "Pretty Monsters", Kelly Link (Pretty Monsters)

Novelette: "Pump Six", Paolo Bacigalupi (Pump Six and Other Stories)

Short Story: "Exhalation", Ted Chiang (Eclipse Two)
(FBC Review HERE)

Anthology: The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed. (St. Martin's)

Collection: Pump Six and Other Stories, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade Books)

Non-Fiction/Art Book: P. Craig Russell, Coraline: The Graphic Novel, Neil Gaiman, adapted and illustrated by P. Craig Russell (HarperCollins)

Editor: Ellen Datlow

Artist: Michael Whelan

Magazine: F&SF

Publisher: Tor

The Fantasy Book Critic team congratulates the winners!


Liviu said...

Big surprises here or I guess not..

The only book I think it's way overrated is Singularity Ring which was very mediocre considering its potential - great idea, C- execution

The rest though cannot argue with though Dozois is too predictable...

Fabio Fernandes said...

I didn´t read Singularity Ring yet. In fact, I didn´t know Paul Melko until I started writing twitterfiction - he is also a contributor for Thaumatrope. Now that classes finally are over, I´ll get over my exhaustion and start reading fast again. Will get to him sometime in the near future.


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