2013 Sidewise Award Finalists

The 2013 Sidewise Award Finalists for the best alternate history of 2013 have been announced:

Short Form

  • “The Weight of the Sunrise”, Vylar Kaftan (Asimov’s 2/13)
  • “A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel”, Ken Liu (F&SF 1/13)
  • “Tollund”, Adam Roberts (The Book of the Dead)
  • “Uncertainty”, Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Asimov’s 3/13)
  • “Cayos in the Stream”, Harry Turtledove (Tor.com 8/7/13)
  • “Blair’s War”, Ian Watson (Asimov’s 7/12)

Long Form

  • 1920: America’s Great War, Robert Conroy (Baen)
  • The Secret of Abdu el Yezdi, Mark Hodder (Pyr; Ebury)
  • The Windsor Faction, D. J. Taylor (Pegasus; Chatto & Windus)
  • Surrounded by Enemies: What If Kennedy Survived Dallas?, Bryce Zabel (Mill City)

The winners will be announced at the 2014 Worldcon in London. For more information, see the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History website.