Announcing the 2015 Locus Award Finalists!

Locus Magazine has announced the finalists in each category of the 2014 Locus Awards! The winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 26-28, 2015; Connie Willis will MC the awards ceremony.

We are honored to see many Tor Books nominated, including Jo Walton’s collection of Tor.com columns, What Makes This Book So Great, in the Non-Fiction category! We’re also pleased to see Jeff and Ann VanderMeer nominated together in the Editor category, and Tor.com itself nominated in the Best Magazine category. Congratulations to all the nominees!

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

  • The Peripheral, William Gibson (Putnam; Viking UK)
  • Ancillary Sword, Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  • The Three-Body Problem, Cixin Liu (Tor)
  • Lock In, John Scalzi (Tor; Gollancz)
  • Annihilation/Authority/Acceptance, Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals; Fourth Estate; HarperCollins Canada)

FANTASY NOVEL

  • The Goblin Emperor, Katherine Addison (Tor)
  • Steles of the Sky, Elizabeth Bear (Tor)
  • City of Stairs, Robert Jackson Bennett (Broadway; Jo Fletcher)
  • The Magician’s Land, Lev Grossman (Viking; Arrow 2015)
  • The Mirror Empire, Kameron Hurley (Angry Robot US)

YOUNG ADULT BOOK

  • Half a King, Joe Abercrombie (Del Rey; Voyager UK)
  • The Doubt Factory, Paolo Bacigalupi (Little, Brown)
  • Waistcoats & Weaponry, Gail Carriger (Little, Brown; Atom)
  • Empress of the Sun, Ian McDonald (Jo Fletcher; Pyr)
  • Clariel, Garth Nix (Harper; Hot Key; Allen & Unwin)

FIRST NOVEL

  • Elysium, Jennifer Marie Brissett (Aqueduct)
  • A Darkling Sea, James L. Cambias (Tor)
  • The Clockwork Dagger, Beth Cato (Harper Voyager)
  • The Memory Garden, Mary Rickert (Sourcebooks Landmark)
  • The Emperor’s Blades, Brian Staveley (Tor; Tor UK)

NOVELLA

  • “The Man Who Sold the Moon”, Cory Doctorow (Hieroglyph)
  • We Are All Completely Fine, Daryl Gregory (Tachyon)
  • Yesterday’s Kin, Nancy Kress (Tachyon)
  • “The Regular”, Ken Liu (Upgraded)
  • “The Lightning Tree”, Patrick Rothfuss (Rogues)

NOVELETTE

  • “Tough Times All Over”, Joe Abercrombie (Rogues)
  • “The Hand Is Quicker”, Elizabeth Bear (The Book of Silverberg)
  • “Memorials”, Aliette de Bodard (Asimov’s 1/14)
  • “The Jar of Water”, Ursula K. Le Guin (Tin House #62)
  • “A Year and a Day in Old Theradane”, Scott Lynch (Rogues)

SHORT STORY

  • “Covenant”, Elizabeth Bear (Hieroglyph)
  • “The Dust Queen”, Aliette de Bodard (Reach for Infinity)
  • “The Truth About Owls”, Amal El-Mohtar (Kaleidoscope)
  • “In Babelsberg”, Alastair Reynolds (Reach for Infinity)
  • “Ogres of East Africa”, Sofia Samatar (Long Hidden)

ANTHOLOGY

  • The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-first Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed. (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History, Rose Fox & Daniel José Older, eds. (Crossed Genres)
  • Rogues, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, ed. (Bantam; Titan)
  • Reach for Infinity, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (Solaris US; Solaris UK)
  • The Time Traveler’s Almanac, Ann VanderMeer & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (Head of Zeus; Tor)

COLLECTION

  • Questionable Practices, Eileen Gunn (Small Beer)
  • The Collected Short Fiction Volume One: The Man Who Made Models, R.A. Lafferty (Centipede)
  • Last Plane to Heaven, Jay Lake (Tor)
  • Academic Exercises, K.J. Parker (Subterranean)
  • The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Nine: The Millennium Express, Robert Silverberg (Subterranean; Gateway)

MAGAZINE

  • Asimov’s
  • Clarkesworld
  • F&SF
  • Lightspeed
  • Tor.com

PUBLISHER

  • Angry Robot
  • Orbit
  • Small Beer
  • Subterranean
  • Tor

EDITOR

  • John Joseph Adams
  • Ellen Datlow
  • Gardner Dozois
  • Jonathan Strahan
  • Ann & Jeff VanderMeer

ARTIST

  • Jim Burns
  • John Picacio
  • Shaun Tan
  • Charles Vess
  • Michael Whelan

NON-FICTION

  • Ray Bradbury Unbound, Jonathan Eller (University of Illinois Press)
  • Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison!, Harry Harrison (Tor)
  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman, Jill Lepore (Knopf)
  • Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century, Volume 2: The Man Who Learned Better: 1948-1988, William H. Patterson, Jr. (Tor)
  • What Makes This Book So Great, Jo Walton (Tor; Corsair 2015)

ART BOOK

  • Jim Burns, The Art of Jim Burns: Hyperluminal (Titan)
  • The Art of Neil Gaiman, Hayley Campbell (Harper Design)
  • Spectrum 21: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, John Fleskes, ed. (Flesk)
  • Brian & Wendy Froud, Brian Froud’s Faeries’ Tales (Abrams)
  • The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, from the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era, Ron Miller (Zenith)

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