2012 Nebula Awards Winners

The 2012 Nebula Awards were presented May 18, 2013 in a ceremony at  SFWA’s 48th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend, held in San Jose CA. Gene Wolfe was honored with the 2012 Damon Knight Grand Master Award for his lifetime contributions and achievements in the field.

Novel

2312, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit US; Orbit UK) Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin Ahmed (DAW; Gollancz ’13) Ironskin, Tina Connolly ...Read More Read more

2013 Locus Awards Finalists

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2013 Locus Awards.

Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 28-30, 2013.  Connie Willis will MC the awards ceremony and judge the annual Hawai’ian shirt contest. Additional weekend events include author readings; a kickoff Clarion West party honoring first week instructor Liz Hand, Clarion West supporters, awards weekend ...Read More

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2012 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced the nominees for the 2012 Nebula Awards (presented 2013), the nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book.

Novel

Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin Ahmed (DAW; Gollancz ’13) Ironskin, Tina Connolly (Tor) The Killing Moon, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit ...Read More Read more

Locus Online's All-Centuries Poll – Updated 8 December

Update 8 December: Editing of votes is going more slowly than I’d hoped; yes I finished first pass of novel names on Tuesday, but second pass is taking longer, so I’m not done with the novel votes yet, and have yet to even begin looking at the short fiction votes (of which I expect there will be more). Possibly I’ll have novel results in the next few days, but can’t ...Read More

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2012 Locus Awards Winners

The winners of the 2012 Locus Awards have been announced:

Science Fiction Novel

Embassytown, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan) Leviathan Wakes, James S. A. Corey (Orbit US; Orbit UK) 11/22/63, Stephen King (Scribner; Hodder & Stoughton as 11.22.63) Rule 34, Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit UK) The Children of the Sky, Vernor Vinge (Tor)

Fantasy Novel

A Dance with Dragons, George R.R. Martin (Bantam; ...Read More Read more

2012 Locus Award Finalists

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2012 Locus Awards.

Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 15-17, 2012. Connie Willis will MC the ceremony and judge the annual Hawai’ian shirt contest on Saturday, June 16. Additional weekend events include author readings,  a kickoff meet-and-greet, panels with leading authors, an autograph session with books ...Read More

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Comments from the Locus Poll & Survey

Here are comments, presented anonymously and grouped by theme, submitted by voters in this year’s Locus Poll and Survey. Results of the poll were published in the magazine’s July issue; survey responses will appear in August.

* – Current State of SF – – Current State of Locus – – What We Should Have Asked About on the Survey – – Why We Asked What We Did on the Survey ...Read More Read more

Locus Awards 2011 Winners

The winners of the 2011 Locus Awards have been announced:

Best Science Fiction Novel

Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis (Spectra) Surface Detail, Iain M. Banks (Orbit UK; Orbit US) Cryoburn, Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen) Zero History, William Gibson (Putnam; Viking UK) The Dervish House, Ian McDonald (Pyr; Gollancz)

Best Fantasy Novel

Kraken, China Miéville (Macmillan UK; Del Rey) Under Heaven, Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin ...Read More Read more

2010 Nebula Awards Winners

The 2010 Nebula Awards were presented on Saturday, May 21, 2011 in a ceremony at the Nebula Awards Weekend, held in Washington DC. Michael Swanwick was Toastmaster, and Michael Dirda gave the keynote address.

Novel

Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis (Spectra) The Native Star, M.K. Hobson (Spectra) The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit UK; Orbit US) Shades of Milk and Honey, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor) Echo ...Read More Read more

2011 Locus Award Finalists

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2011 Locus Awards.

Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 24-26, 2011. The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Induction will also take place that weekend, inducting Harlan Ellison, Gardner Dozois, Moebius, and Vincent Di Fate. Tickets are still available here.

Science Fiction Novel

Surface Detail, Iain ...Read More Read more

Roundtable: All the Awards (Part 1 of 3)

Karen Burnham

This weekend, awards season really geared up. The BSFA and Ditmar awards were announced, and the Hugo award nominations were revealed. Congratulations, by the way, to all the winners and nominees reading this!

So what do awards do for us as a community? Do they help shape the dialog, or are they just something to argue over? Along the way, do you have any gripes, praise, or handicapping ...Read More

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2010 Nebula Awards Nominations

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have released the final ballot for the 2010 Nebula Awards:

Novel

The Native Star, M.K. Hobson (Spectra) The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit UK; Orbit US) Shades of Milk and Honey, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor) Echo, Jack McDevitt (Ace) Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor (DAW) Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis (Spectra)

Novella

The Alchemist, Paolo ...Read More Read more

Paolo Bacigalupi, James Morrow win Campbell, Sturgeon Awards

Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl (Night Shade) has won this year’s John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best science fiction novel published in 2009, and James Morrow’s novella Shambling Towards Hiroshima (Tachyon) has won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best short fiction of 2009, in results announced a week prior to the official Campbell Conference and Awards Ceremony next weekend.

Bacigalupi’s novel has already won the Nebula Award, the ...Read More

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2010 Locus Awards Winners

The 2010 Locus Awards winners were announced at the annual Science Fiction Awards Weekend, held June 25-27, 2010 in Seattle, WA. The Awards were covered live, and a full report will appear in the August issue.

Best SF Novel:

Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor)

Best Fantasy Novel:

The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK)

Best First Novel:

The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade) ...Read More Read more

2010 Locus Awards Finalists

The top five finalists in each category of the 2010 Locus Awards have been announced.

Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 25-27, 2010. Tickets are still available.

Science Fiction Novel

The Empress of Mars, Kage Baker (Subterranean; Tor) Steal Across the Sky, Nancy Kress (Tor) Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor) Galileo’s Dream, Kim Stanley Robinson (HarperVoyager; Ballantine Spectra) Julian ...Read More Read more

2010 Locus Awards Finalists

The top five finalists in each category of the 2010 Locus Awards have been announced. Winners will be presented during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 25-27, 2010. Tickets are still available.

Science Fiction Novel

The Empress of Mars, Kage Baker (Subterranean; Tor) Steal Across the Sky, Nancy Kress (Tor) Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor) Galileo’s Dream, Kim Stanley Robinson (HarperVoyager;Ballantine Spectra) Julian Comstock: ...Read More Read more

2010 Locus Award Finalists

The top five finalists in each category of the 2010 Locus Awards have been announced. Winners will be presented during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 25-27, 2010. Tickets are still available.

Science Fiction Novel

The Empress of Mars, Kage Baker (Subterranean; Tor) Steal Across the Sky, Nancy Kress (Tor) Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor) Galileo’s Dream, Kim Stanley Robinson (HarperVoyager;Ballantine Spectra) Julian Comstock: ...Read More Read more

2009 Locus Award Winners

Winners of the 2009 Locus Awards were announced at a ceremony and banquet June 27, 2009 in Seattle WA during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend.

Science Fiction Novel: Anathem, Neal Stephenson (Atlantic UK, Morrow)

Fantasy Novel: Lavinia, Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt)

First Novel: Singularity’s Ring, Paul Melko (Tor)

Young-Adult Book: The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins, Bloomsbury)

Novella: “Pretty Monsters”, ...Read More

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2009 Locus Award Finalists

The top five finalists in each category of the 2009 Locus Awards have been announced. The Locus Awards will be presented during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 26-27, 2009. Finalists are:

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

Matter, Iain M. Banks (Orbit UK) City at the End of Time, Greg Bear (Gollancz, Del Rey) Marsbound, Joe Haldeman (Ace) Anathem, Neal Stephenson (Atlantic UK, Morrow) Saturn’s ...Read More Read more

Nebula Awards Announced

The 2008 Nebula Awards were presented on Saturday, April 25 in a ceremony at the 2009 Nebula Awards Weekend held in Los Angeles, California. Janis Ian was Toastmistress, and Chuck Lorre gave the keynote address.

The Nebula Awards winners are:

Novel: Powers, Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt)Novella: “The Spacetime Pool”, Catherine Asaro (Analog Mar ’08)Novelette: “Pride and Prometheus”, John Kessel (F&SF Jan ’08)Short Story: “Trophy Wives”, Nina Kiriki Hoffman ...Read More

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Issue 667 Table of Contents, August 2016

The August issue features interviews with Nancy Kress and David D. Levine, a column by Kameron Hurley, reports on Locus Awards Weekend and Readercon with lots of pics, and reviews of short fiction and books by China Miéville, Jennifer Mason-Black, Jonathan Strahan, Matthew M. Bartlett, Walter Jon Williams, and many others.

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August 2012 Table of Contents

Locus Magazine • August 2012 • Issue 619 • Vol. 69 No. 2

The August issue features interviews with Jack Vance and with Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer, results of this year’s Locus Survey, more appreciations of the late Ray Bradbury, reports and photos from Locus Awards Weekend and Readercon, and reviews of short fiction and new books by Kij Johnson, Paula Brandon, Gregory ...Read More

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Code of Conduct

Locus Science Fiction Foundation Code of Conduct & Policy on Harassment in Locus Venues

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation (LSFF) is dedicated to providing a safe, comfortable, and harassment-free environment for everyone at the Locus Awards Weekend and other LSFF events, as well as spaces managed by LSFF, such as digital platforms. By attending a LSFF event, all individuals are required to abide by LSFF anti-harassment rules, venue policies, and ...Read More

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Issue 691 Table of Contents, August 2018

The August issue features interviews with Martha Wells and Curtis Chen; appreciations for Harlan Ellison; obituaries for Eugene E. Olson and Clive King; a column by Kameron Hurley; the World Fantasy Award Finalists; the winners of the CampbellSturgeonClarkeShirley JacksonGemmell, and Prometheus awards; convention reports from the Locus Awards Weekend and Readercon 29; reports on international ...Read More

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LIZA GROEN TROMBI

LIZA GROEN TROMBI is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Locus. An avid reader of SF, she has a BA in Spanish Literature with a minor in History from SFSU and studied at Editcetera, an editorial association in Berkeley, before joining the magazine staff in early 2003. She became Editor-in-Chief in 2009. In addition to editing the magazine, she participates in convention panels and awards juries, is one of the organizers of ...Read More

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2019 SFWA Nebula Conference Report

The 2019 SFWA Nebula Conference was held May 16-19 at the Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills in sunny Califor­nia for the first of two years. There were 465 warm bodies of the record-breaking 475 registered members, compared to 356 in 2018. The hotel was comfortable, with spacious mingling areas, a well-appointed bar, and eateries within a few (albeit large) blocks.

Each attendee received a logo-adorned bag stuffed with books. The ...Read More

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Year-in-Review: 2018 Magazine Summary

We are mixing it up a little this year. The following sections are sorted by Hugo Eligibility: Professional, Semiprozine, etc., and by the SFWA qualifying standard for pay rate, then sorted loosely by pay rate and amount of fiction published. We covered 70 magazines, 14 audio sites, and nine critical magazines.

The short fiction market held strong through 2018, with more new voices, more inclusivity, and more translations than we’ve ...Read More

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