The Crime Writers’ Association Daggers have been synonymous with quality crime writing for over fifty years. Shortlists were announced. The winners will be announced on Tuesday 11 October at the Crime-Writing Event in GRANGE CITY HOTEL, LONDON EC3N.
The Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA) has announced the winners of the annual Rhysling Awards for SF, fantasy, and horror poetry in short and long form categories.
Poems are chosen by the membership of the SFPA, who vote on a list of nominations made by individual members and published in the Rhysling Anthology. Winners are often reprinted in the annual Nebula Awards Anthology.
The Rhysling Award will be presented at DiversiCon (July 29-31) in St. Paul (Bandana Square Best Western) by SFPA Vice President Sandra J. Lindow.
Israeli Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy announced The nominees for the 2016 Geffen Awards (Israel Speculative Fiction Awards). The award is given annually for books and the best stories published in Hebrew and are named after the late Amos Geffen, one of the first editors and translators of sci-fi in Israel.
The Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award is the UK’s top crime-fiction award, sponsored by Theakston’s Old Peculier was Celebrating its 12th year. TONIGHT broadcaster Mark Lawson will be in charge of the event held at Old Swan Hotel Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK, announcing crime writing’s most wanted accolade, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.
The Sunburst Award Committee has announced shortlist for the 2016 Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. This year’s shortlists—for Adult Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, and Short Story (a new category) — showcase the impressive breadth and depth of Canadian literature of the fantastic.
Winners will be announced on September 14, 2016 and will receive a cash prize of $1,000 for the Adult and Young Adult categories and $500 for the Short Story category, as well as hand-crafted sunburst medallions.
Romance Writers of America (RWA) announced the winners of the 2016 RITA and Golden Heart Awards on July 16 at their annual convention RWA 2016 in San Diego, California.
The RITA—the highest award of distinction in romance fiction—recognizes excellence in published romance novels and novellas. The Golden Heart recognizes excellence in unpublished romance manuscripts. Winners of genre interest include:
The 2015 Shirley Jackson Awards were presented on Sunday, July 10th at Readercon 27, Conference on Imaginative Literature, in Quincy, Massachusetts. Readercon Guests of Honor, Catherynne M. Valente and Tim Powers hosted the ceremony. The Shirley Jackson Awards, Inc. has been established for outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic.