The International Association of Media Tie-in Writers (IAMTW) announced the winners for the 2021 Scribe Awards, honoring excellence in licensed tie-in writing. Winners and nominees of genre interest follow.
Original Novel — Speculative
- WINNER: Star Trek Discovery: Die Standing, John Jackson Miller (Gallery)
- Marvel’s Avengers: The Extinction Key, Greg Keyes (Titan)
- Firefly: The Ghost Machine, James Lovegrove (Titan)
- Star Trek: More Beautiful Than Death, David Mack (Gallery)
- Star Trek: Agents of Influence, Dayton Ward (Gallery)
Adapted Novel — General & Speculative
- WINNER: Day Zero, James Swallow & Josh Reynolds (Aconyte)
- The Rise of Skywalker, Rae Carson (Del Rey)
- Mindgame, David J. Howe (Telos)
- WINNER: Blade Runner, Michael Green & Mike Johnson (Titan)
- Two Doctors, Jody Houser (Titan)
- Darth Vader Volume 1: Dark Heart of the Sith, Greg Pak (Marvel)
- Horizon Zero Dawn, Anne Toole (Titan)
- Life is Strange, Emma Vieceli (Titan)
- WINNER (tie): Out of Time, Matt Fitton (Big Finish)
- WINNER (tie): Tropical Beach Sounds and Other Relaxing Seascapes #4, Tim Foley (Big Finish)
- The Enemy of My Enemy, Tracey Ann Baines (Big Finish)
- Torchwood: Save Our Souls, Scott Handcock (Big Finish)
- He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not, Carrie Thompson (Big Finish)
Young Adult / Middle Grade
- WINNER: The Rise of Skywalker, Michael Kogge (Disney Lucasfilm)
- The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel, Sheela Chari (Walker)
- The Rise of the Archer-Illager, Matt Forbeck (Del Rey)
- Liberty & Justice for All, Carrie Harris (Aconyte)
- WINNER (tie): Stone by Stone, Christie Golden (Blizzard)
- WINNER (tie): “Useful Parasites”, M.K. Hutchins (Tales from the Crucible)
- “A View from Olympus”, Gareth Hanrahan (No Good Men)
- “Extermination Examination”, Robbie MacNiven (Tales from the Crucible)
- “Scritch, Scratch”, Monica Valentinelli (Haunting Shadows)
Max Allan Collins is the 2021 Grandmaster, and executive vice president D.J. Stevenson received the first IAMTW Service Award.
For more information, see the IAMTW website.
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