2012 Sidewise Award Finalists

The 2012 Sidewise Award Finalists for the best alternate history of 2012 have been announced:

Short Form:

  • “Great White Ship”, Lou Antonelli (DailySF 5/11/12)
  • “Steamgothic”, Sean McMullen (Interzone #241 7-8/12)
  • Adrift on the Sea of Rains, Ian Sales (Whippleshield Books)
  • “Fade to White”, Catherynne Valente (Clarkesworld Magazine #71, 8/12)
  • “Something Real”, Rick Wilber (Asimov’s 4/12)

Long Form

  • Doktor GlassThomas Brennan (Ace)
  • Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon, Mark Hodder (Pyr, Snowbooks)
  • The Cassandra Project, Jack McDevitt & Mike Resnick (Ace)
  • The Mirage, Matt Ruff (Harper)
  • Dominion, C.J. Sansom (Mantle, Pan McMillan)

The winners will be announced at the 2013 Worldcon in San Antonio TX. For more information, see the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History website.