2013 Sidewise Awards Winners

The 2013 Sidewise Award Winners for the best in alternate history fiction published in 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

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

The winners were announced at the 2014 Worldcon in London on August 16, 2014. For more information, see the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History website.