Articles Posted in the " short fiction " Category

  • The Hugo Awards That Might Have Been

    The Hugo winners were announced this past weekend. The whole Puppies controversy led to this year’s awards receiving by far the most votes of any Hugo contest, a great deal of chatter in the blogosphere and Twitter and even traditional media. And the results were definitively not on the side of the Puppies. Others have […]


  • Locus Award for Short Fiction, 2014 Finalists

    After the drama of the Puppy-tinted Hugos, the Locus Award finalists are an abrupt departure from that list. On the short fiction front, there isn’t a single finalist that overlaps with the Hugo nominees. More interestingly, these finalists do not overlap at all with the Nebulas, either, so this year we have three completely different […]


  • Hugos and Puppies, the 2015 Short Fiction Nominees

      When I wrote, in my review of the Nebula nominees, that the awards this year could prove quite political…I had no idea the extent to which that would prove true. Most of you are, no doubt, well aware of the slate voting and Sad/Rapid Puppies in this year’s Hugo nominations. (If not, visit George […]


  • 2014 Nebula Nominees, Short Fiction

    The members of the Science Fiction Writers of America are voting this month on the winners of the Nebulas for the best writing in a variety of categories. Even for those who aren’t part of the SFWA, these are awards to watch to find some of the best writers in the genre today. In recent […]