2015 BSFA Awards Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2015 British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Awards has been announced:

Best Novel

Best Short Story

  • Witches of Lychford, Paul Cornell (Tor.com)
  • “Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight”, Aliette de Bodard (Clarkesworld 1/15)
  • “No Rez”, Jeff Noon (Interzone 9-10/15)
  • Binti, Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com)
  • “Ride the Blue Horse”, Gareth L. Powell (Matter 7/28/15)

Best Artwork

  • Cover for Ian Whates’s Pelquin’s Comet, Jim Burns (Newcon)
  • “Songbird”, Vincent Sammy (Interzone 3-4/15)
  • Cover for editors Lavie Tidhar & Rebecca Levene’s Jews Versus Zombies, Sarah Anne Langton (Jurassic London)

Best Non-Fiction

  • “Time Pieces: Doctor Change or Doctor Die”, Nina Allan (Interzone 11-12/15)
  • Letters to Tiptree, Alisa Krasnostein & Alexandra Pierce, eds. (Twelfth Planet)
  • “What Price, Your Critical Agency”, Jonathan McCalmont (Ruthless Culture 7/8/15)
  • Rave and Let Die: The SF and Fantasy of 2014, Adam Roberts (Steel Quill)
  • “From Annihilation to Acceptance: A Writer’s Surreal Journey”, Jeff VanderMeer (The Atlantic 1/15)

The awards will be voted on by members of BSFA and the British Annual Science Fiction Convention (Eastercon). The winners will be announced at the 67th Eastercon, Mancunicon, to be held March 25-28, 2016 in Manchester, UK. For more information, see the BSFA website.