The 2011 Locus Award Winners

The 2011 Locus Award Winners

hundred-thousandThe 2011 Locus Awards were announced last weekend. The winners are:

Best Science Fiction Novel: Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis (Spectra)
Best Fantasy Novel: Kraken, China Miéville (Macmillan UK; Del Rey)
Best First Novel: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit UK; Orbit US)
Best Young Adult Book: Ship Breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi (Little, Brown)
Best Novella: The Lifecycle of Software Objects, Ted Chiang (Subterranean)
Best Novelette: “The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains”, Neil Gaiman (Stories)
Best Short Story: “The Thing About Cassandra”, Neil Gaiman (Songs of Love and Death)
Best Magazine: Asimov’s SF
Best Book Publisher: Tor
Best Anthology: Warriors, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds. (Tor)
Best Collection: Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories, Fritz Leiber (Night Shade)

You can find the complete list of winners and nominees at Locus Online.

The Locus Awards are presented to winners of Locus Magazine’s annual readers’ poll. The award was first given in 1971, for works published in 1970. According to Locus, the awards frequently draw more voters than the Hugo and Nebula Awards combined.

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Scott Taylor

I’ve never read Connie Willis, but darn, she sure does win a ton of awards…

[…] The Locus Awards are presented annually to winners of Locus Magazine’s readers’ poll. The award was first given in 1971; last year’s fantasy winner was Kraken, by China Miéville. We reported on the 2011 awards here. […]

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