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Sidewise Award for Alternate History

Winners of 2015 Sidewise Awards are Announced

Sidewise Awards for Alternate History

The 20th Anniversary of the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History has been celebrated with the announcement of the 2015 long and short form winners for best alternate history. The awards were presented August 20, 2016 at MidAmeriCon II, the 74th Worldcon, at the Kansas City convention center in Kansas City MO.
The Sidewise Awards have been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate historical fiction. This year’s jury included Stephen Baxter, Karen Hellekson, Matt Mitrovich, Jim Rittenhouse, Kurt Sidaway, and Steven H Silver.

2015 Sidewise Award for Alternate History shortlist

Sidewise Awards for Alternate History

The nominees for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History have been announced. The awards will be presented at MidAmeriCon II, Worldcon, at the Kansas City convention center in Kansas City MO on August 20, 2016.
The Sidewise Awards have been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate historical fiction. Each year, two awards are presented. The Short-Form award is presented to a work under 60,000 words in length. The Long-Form award may be presented to a work longer than 60,000 words, including both novels and complete series.

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