Congratulations to This Year’s Locus Award Finalists!

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has just announced this year’s Locus Award finalists, and as often happens, a number of them have connections to Norwescon! Here are the finalists we’re particularly excited to see:

  • Cory Doctorow (Norwescon 33 guest of honor): Science Fiction Novel for Red Team Blues
  • Ann Leckie (2014 Philip K. Dick Award nominee): Science Fiction Novel for Translation State
  • Adrian Tchaikovsky (2021 Philip K. Dick Award nominee): Science Fiction Novel for Lords of Uncreation, Fantasy Novel for City of Last Chances
  • Martha Wells (2018 Philip K. Dick Award nominee): Science Fiction Novel for System Collapse, Fantasy Novel for Witch King
  • Connie Willis (Norwescon 24 guest of honor): Science Fiction Novel for The Road to Roswell
  • Tim Powers (1983 and 1985 Philip K. Dick Award winner): Fantasy Novel for My Brother’s Keeper
  • Tananarive Due (Norwescon panelist): Horror Novel for The Reformatory, Short Story for “Suppertime”, Collection for _The Wishing Pool and Other Stories
  • Bethany Jacobs (2024 Philip K. Dick Award winner): First Novel for These Burning Stars
  • Seanan McGuire (Norwescon 37 guest of honor): Novella for Lost in the Moment and Found
  • P. Djèlí Clark (Norwescon 45 guest of honor): Novelette for “What I Remember of Oresha Moon Dragon Devshatra”, Short Story for “How to Raise a Kraken in Your Bathtub”
  • Sarah Pinsker (2020 Philip K. Dick Award winner): Novelette for “One Man’s Treasure”, Short Story for “There’s a Door to the Land of the Dead in the Land of the Dead”, Collection for Lost Places
  • Neil Clarke (Norwescon 42 and 46 guest of honor): Anthology for The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 7, Magazine for Clarkesworld, Editor
  • Eugen Bacon (2024 Philip K. Dick Award nominee): Anthology for The Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction (2022)
  • Nisi Shawl (Norwescon panelist): Anthology for New Suns 2
  • Lavie Tidhar (2022 Philip K. Dick Award Special Citation winner): Anthology for The Best of World SF: Volume 3
  • Catherynne M. Valente (Norwescon panelist): Collection for The Best of Catherynne M. Valente, Volume One
  • Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas (Norwescon 45 guests of honor): Magazine for Uncanny, Editor
  • Angry Robot (Norwescon 40 spotlight publisher): Publisher
  • DAW (Norwescon 29, 35, and 39 spotlight publisher): Publisher
  • Subterranean (Norwescon 42 spotlight publisher): Publisher
  • Tor (Norwescon 28, 33, and 43 spotlight publisher): Publisher
  • Jeff VanderMeer (2002 Philip K. Dick Award nominee): Editor
  • Brom (Norwescon 25 guest of honor): Artist
  • Kinuko Y. Craft (Norwescon 34 guest of honor): Artist
  • Julie Dillon (Norwescon 38 guest of honor): Artist
  • Bob Eggleton (Norwescon 24 guest of honor): Artist
  • John Picacio (Norwescon 35 guest of honor): Artist
  • Charles Vess (Norwescon 46 guest of honor): Artist
  • Michael Whelan (Norwescon 5 and 26 guest of honor): Artist
  • George R.R. Martin (Norwescon 38 guest of honor): Illustrated and Art Book for Voyaging, Volume One: The Plague Star

(If we’ve missed anyone, please let us know!)

Our heartfelt congratulations to these and all the rest of the finalists!

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