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July 1999

Locus Awards Winners

The 1999 Locus Awards were presented at a banquet Saturday evening, July 3rd, at Westercon in Spokane, Washington. Winners received plaques, and publishers of the winning works received certificates. Connie Willis, Bruce Sterling, Grania Davis, Gardner Dozois, and Tor publisher Tom Doherty were on hand to accept their honors.

The Locus Awards are given to the winners of the annual Locus Poll. Complete results of the poll, including categories for all-time SF writer and all-time fantasy writer, will appear in the August issue.

Best Science Fiction Novel
To Say Nothing of the Dog, Connie Willis (Bantam Spectra)

Best Fantasy Novel
A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin (Voyager; Bantam Spectra)

Best Horror Novel
Bag of Bones, Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton; Scribner)

Best First Novel
Brown Girl in the Ring, Nalo Hopkinson (Warner Aspect)

Best Novella
''Oceanic'', Greg Egan (Asimov's Aug 1998)

Best Novelette [tie]
''The Planck Dive'', Greg Egan (Asimov's Feb 1998)
''Taklamakan'', Bruce Sterling (Asimov's Oct/Nov 1998)

Best Short Story
''Maneki Neko'', Bruce Sterling (F&SF May 1998)

Best Non-fiction
The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World, Thomas M. Disch (Free Press)

Best Art Book
Spectrum 5: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, Arnie & Cathy Fenner, eds. (Underwood)

Best Collection
The Avram Davidson Treasury, Avram Davidson; Robert Silverberg & Grania Davis, eds. (Tor)

Best Anthology
Legends, Robert Silverberg, ed. (Tor)

Best Artist
Michael Whelan

Best Editor
Gardner Dozois

Best Magazine

Best Book Publisher

Best '90s Author
Connie Willis

(Tue 6 July 1999)

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  • James Turner, 1945 - 1999

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