2017 Kitschies Winners

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyWinners for the 2017 Kitschies, awarded to “the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining science fiction,” were announced during a ceremony at The Star of Kings, London.

The Red Tentacle (Novel)

The Golden Tentacle (Debut)

The Inky Tentacle (Cover Art)

  • WINNER: Maja Lunde’s The History of Bees, design by Jack Smyth and the S&S Art Department (Scribner)

Winners were chosen from 137 submissions, from over 50 publishers and imprints. Novel and debut winners were selected by judges Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Leila Abu El Hawa, Joshua Idehen, Ewa Scibor-Rylska, and Alasdair Stuart. Judges for art were Dapo Adeola, Sharan Dhaliwal, Jet Purdie, and Stuart Taylor. Winners received tentacle trophies and cash prizes totaling £2,000. The prize is sponsored by Blackwell’s booksellers.

For more, see the Kitschies website.


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