2010 Compton Crook/Stephen Tall Award Nominees

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society has announced the nominees for the 2010 Compton Crook/Stephen Tall Award:

  • The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)
  • Dying Bites, D.D. Barant (St. Martin’s)
  • Soulless, Gail Carriger (Orbit)
  • Johannes Cabal, the Necromancer, Jonathan L. Howard (Doubleday)

The Compton Crook Award is presented for the best SF/fantasy/horror first novel published each year. The winning author will receive $1,000, a plaque, and an invitation to attend Balticon as a Guest of Honor for two years, with BSFS paying transportation and lodging. Selection is by vote of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society membership.

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