The British Science Fiction Association is extremely pleased and proud to announce the shortlist for the BSFA Awards 2015.
BSFA members will now be able to vote on the shortlist to decide the winners. The voting form for advance votes will be made available shortly after this announcement is made public.
Attending members of Eastercon will also be able to vote on the shortlist, and ballots will be made available at the convention at the BSFA desk. Voting at the convention will be allowed up to midday on Saturday 26th March.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held on the evening of Saturday 26th March at the Hilton Deansgate, Manchester, during Mancunicon, the 67th British National Science Fiction Convention, otherwise known as Eastercon.
The shortlisted nominees are:
Dave Hutchinson: Europe at Midnight, Solaris
Chris Beckett: Mother of Eden, Corvus
Aliette de Bodard: The House of Shattered Wings, Gollancz
Ian McDonald: Luna: New Moon, Gollancz
Justina Robson: Glorious Angels, Gollancz
Best Short Story
Aliette de Bodard: “Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight”. Clarkesworld 100
Paul Cornell: “Witches of Lychford”, Tor.com
Jeff Noon: “No Rez”, Interzone 260
Nnedi Okorafor, “Binti”, Tor.com
Gareth L. Powell: “Ride the Blue Horse”, Matter
Nina Allan: “Time Pieces: Doctor Change or Doctor Die”, Interzone 261
Alisa Krasnostein and Alexandra Pierce: Letters to Tiptree, Twelfth Planet Press
Jonathan McCalmont: “What Price Your Critical Agency”, Ruthless Culture.
Adam Roberts: Rave and Let Die: The SF and Fantasy of 2014, Steel Quill Books
Jeff Vandermeer: “From Annihilation to Acceptance: a writer’s surreal journey”,
The Atlantic, January 2015
Jim Burns, Cover of Pelquin’s Comet, Newcon Press
Vincent Sammy: “Songbird”, Interzone 257
Sarah Anne Langton: Cover of Jews Versus Zombies, Jurassic London