By Kayode Taiwo Olla
The British Science Fiction Association has announced the shortlist for the BSFA Awards 2015.
BSFA members will hereon be able to vote on the shortlist to decide the winners. The BSFA Awards Committee also informs that the voting form for advance votes will be made available shortly after the announcement made yesterday.
It, moreover, adds:
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.
Here is the full list of the shortlisted nominees for the award in each category:
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