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2016 Locus Award Winners Announced

Sunday, June 26th, 2016 | Posted by John ONeill

Uprooted-Naomi-Novik-smallThe Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the winners of the 2016 Locus Awards, and you know what that means. Cake and drinks for everybody!

The winners are selected by the readers of Locus magazine. The awards began in 1971, originally as a way to highlight quality work in advance of the Hugo Awards. The winners were announced yesterday, during the annual Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA.

The winners are:

FANTASY NOVEL

Uprooted, Naomi Novik (Del Rey)

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

Ancillary Mercy, Ann Leckie (Orbit)

YOUNG ADULT BOOK

The Shepherd’s Crown, Terry Pratchett (Harper)

FIRST NOVEL

The Grace of Kings, Ken Liu (Saga)

NOVELLA

Slow Bullets, Alastair Reynolds (Tachyon)

Slow Bullets Alastair Reynolds-smallNOVELETTE

“Black Dog,” Neil Gaiman (Trigger Warning)

SHORT STORY

“Cat Pictures Please,” Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 2015)

ANTHOLOGY

Old Venus, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds. (Bantam)

COLLECTION

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances, Neil Gaiman (Morrow)

MAGAZINE

Asimov’s Science Fiction

PUBLISHER

Tor

Old Venus-smallEDITOR

David G. Hartwell

ARTIST

Michael Whelan

NON-FICTION

Letters to Tiptree, Alisa Krasnostein & Alexandra Pierce, eds. (Twelfth Planet)

ART BOOK

Julie Dillon, Julie Dillon’s Imagined Realms, Book 2: Earth and Sky (self-published)

See the complete list of nominees for the 2016 Locus Awards here, and last year’s winners here.

There’s a handy list of all the previous winners of the Locus Award at the Science Fiction Awards Database.

For more information about the Awards, visit the 2015 Locus Awards Information Page.

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