2017 Kitschies Shortlists

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyFinalists for the 2017 Kitschies, awarded to “the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining science fiction,” have been announced.

The Red Tentacle (Novel)

The Golden Tentacle (Debut)

The Inky Tentacle (Cover Art)

Finalists were chosen from 142 submissions, from over 48 publishers and imprints. Novel and debut winners will be selected by judges Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Leila Abu El Hawa, Joshua Idehen, Ewa Scibor-Rylska, and Alasdair Stuart. Judges for art are Dapo Adeola, Sharan Dhaliwal, Jet Purdie, and Stuart Taylor. Winners will receive tentacle trophies and a total cash prize of £2,000.

Awards will be presented in a ceremony April 9, 2018 at The Star of Kings, London. For more, see the Kitschies website.

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