The Carl Brandon Society has announced that Half World by Hiromi Goto and Liar by Justine Larbalestier are the 2009 Carl Brandon Awards winners. Half World won the Carl Brandon Parallax Award, given to works of speculative fiction created by a self-identified person of color, and Liar was awarded the Carl Brandon Kindred Award, given to any work of speculative fiction dealing with issues of race and ethnicity. Each award winner will receive a $1000 cash prize. The awards will be presented January 16, 2011 in Boston Massachusetts at the Arisia science fiction convention. Carl Brandon Awards nominations are open through February 28, 2011 for works written in 2010.
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