Awards: stories for consideration
It’s that time of the year again: beginning of the Nebula voting period, and of the nominations for a number of things (Hugo, Nebulas, BFSA awards)… I haven’t started up my reading yet, but I soon will.
And here’s my 2010 list of published things (which doubles as achievements for the year):
-“Age of Miracles, Age of Wonders”, Interzone, issue 230, September 2010
-“As the Wheel Turns”, GUD magazine, issue 6, September 2010
–“By Bargain and by Blood”, Hub Magazine, issue 108, January 2010
-“Desaparecidos”, Realms of Fantasy, June 2010 issue
-“Father’s Last Ride”, The Immersion Book of Science Fiction, September 2010
-“Father’s Flesh, Mother’s Blood”, Dark Futures, September 2010
–“Melanie”, Realms of Fantasy, February 2010
–“Memories in Bronze, Feathers and Blood”, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, issue 45, June 2010
-“The Shipmaker”, Interzone, issue 231, September 2010
“Eye of the Destroyer”, Blood and Devotion, Spring 2010
“Fleeing Tezcatlipoca”, Space and Time, issue 111, Spring 2010
“Silenced Songs”, Music for Another World, August 2010
“The Church of Accelerated Redemption” (with Gareth L. Powell), Shine: An Anthology of Optimistic SF, Spring 2010
“The Jaguar House, in Shadow”, Asimov’s, July 2010
“The Wind-Blown Man”, Asimov’s, February 2010
Servant of the Underworld, Angry Robot, October 2010 (fantasy)
You can find a number of them online (I’ve linked where applicable). If I were to strongly push for something, it would be “The Jaguar House, in Shadow”, my Xuya-cum-Jaguar-Knights alternate history (eligible in the novelette category).
I also like the two Interzone short stories quite a bit, especially “The Shipmaker”, but at the moment they’re not eligible for the Nebulas by virtue of having had UK publication only (though insofar as I can tell, Hugos are fine).
I have also uploaded Servant of the Underworld, “The Jaguar House, in Shadow”, “As the Wheel Turns” and “Desaparecidos” up on the SFWA forums (since to-date, those four are the ones that have received Nebula nominations).
As usual, if you’re voting for any of those and want to read something in there, feel free to contact me.
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