The British Science Fiction Association has announced the finalists for the 2010 awards.
- The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Orbit)
- Zoo City, Lauren Beukes (Angry Robot)
- The Restoration Game, Ken Macleod (Orbit)
- The Dervish House, Ian McDonald (Gollancz)
- Lightborn, Tricia Sullivan (Orbit)
- ‘‘Flying in the Face of God”, Nina Allan (Interzone #227)
- “The Shipmaker”, Aliette de Bodard (Interzone #231)
- “The Things”, Peter Watts (Clarkesworld 1/10)
- “Arrhythmia”, Neil Williamson (Music for Another World)
- “Blogging the Hugos: Decline”, Paul Kincaid (Big Other)
- “With Both Feet in the Clouds”, Abigail Nussbaum (Asking the Wrong Questions)
- “The Wheel of Time” review, Adam Roberts (Punkadiddle)
- Red Plenty, Francis Spufford (Faber & Faber)
- Notes from Coode Street Podcast, Jonathan Strahan & Gary K. Wolfe.
- Cover of Conflicts, Andy Bigwood
- Cover of Fun With Rainbows, Carlie Harbour
- Cover of The Cat’s Cradle, Dominic Harman
- Cover of Zoo City, Joey Hi-Fi
- “A Deafened Plea for Peace” (cover of Crossed Genres 21) Ben Greene
- Cover of Finch, Adam Tredowski
The awards are voted on by members of BSFA and the British Annual Science Fiction Convention (Eastercon). Winners will be announced during Illustrious (Eastercon 2011), to be held April 22-25, 2011 in Birmingham UK.