Dubravka Ugresic’s Baba Yaga Laid an Egg (Canongate) is the winner of the 2010 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, given annually to works of science fiction or fantasy that explore and expand gender roles. Ugresic will receive $1,000 in prize money, original artwork created to honor the winning work, and chocolate.
- The Bone Palace, Amanda Downum (Orbit)
- The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)
- “Diana Comet and the Disappearing Lover”, Sandra McDonald (as “Diana Comet,” Strange Horizons 3/2-3/9 ’09)
- “Drag Queen Astronaut”, Sandra McDonald (Crossed Genres 11/10)
- The Secret Feminist Cabal, Helen Merrick (Aqueduct)
- Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor (DAW)
- Living with Ghosts, Kari Sperring (DAW)
- The Colony, Jillian Weise (Soft Skull)
Jurors were Penny Hill (chair), Euan Bear, Jessa Crispin, Alice Sola Kim, and Lawrence Schimel.
For more information, including a long list of other works recognized by the jurors, see the Tiptree website.