The winners for the Sidewise Awards for best alternate history have been announced.
- Underground Airlines, Ben H. Winters (Mulholland)
- Acts of the Assassins, Richard Beard (Harvill Secker 2015; as The Apostle Killer, Melville House 2016)
- Azanian Bridges, Nick Wood (NewCon)
Short Form (tie)
- “Treasure Fleet”, Daniel M. Bensen (Tales from Alternate Earths)
- “What If the Jewish State Had Been Established in East Africa”, Adam Rovner (What Ifs of Jewish History)
- “The Danish Crutch”, Anna Belfrage (1066 Turned Upside Down)
- “Twilight of the Mesozoic Moon”, Brent A. Harris & Ricardo Victoria (Tales from Alternate Earths)
- “The Battle of London Bridge”, G.K. Holloway (1066 Turned Upside Down)
- Pirate Utopia, Bruce Sterling (Tachyon)
The Sidewise Awards have been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate historical fiction. This year’s judges were Stephen Baxter, Karen Hellekson, Matt Mitrovich, Jim Rittenhouse, Kurt Sidaway, and Steven H Silver.