2017 BSFA Winners: Nina Allan, Anne Charnock, Paul Kincaid

    The winners for the 2017 British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Awards have been announced:

    Best Novel

    WINNER: “The Rift”, Nina Allan

    “Dreams Before the Start of Time”, Anne Charnock
    “Exit West”, Mohsin Hamid
    “Provenance”, Ann Leckie

    Best Shorter Fiction

    WINNER: “The Enclave“, Anne Charnock

    “These Constellations Will Be Yours”, Elaine Cuyegkeng
    ‘‘Uncanny Valley’’, Greg Egan
    “Angular Size”, Geoff Nelder
    The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Tade Thompson

    Best Non-Fiction

    WINNER: „Iain M. Banks” by Paul Kincaid

    “The Myth of Meritocracy and the Reality of the Leaky Pipe and Other Obstacles in Science Fiction & Fantasy”, Juliet E. McKenna (Gender Identity and Sexuality in Current Fantasy and Science Fiction)
    “Wells at the World’s End” 2017 blog posts, Adam Roberts (Wells at the World’s End blog)
    “The 2017 Shadow Clarke Award” blog, Nina Allan, Megan AM, Vajra Chandrasekera, Victoria Hoyle, Nick Hubble, Paul Kincaid, Jonathan McCalmont, and Maureen Kincaid Speller (Anglia Ruskin Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy).
    “The Unthinkability of Climate Change: Thoughts on Amitav Ghosh’s The Great Derangement”, Vandana Singh (Strange Horizons Fund Drive Special 2017)

    Best Artwork (tie)

    WINNER: Cover for “The Ion Raider” by Ian Whates, Jim Burns

    WINNER: Illustration for ‘‘Waiting on a Bright Moon’’ by JY Yang, Victo Ngai

    Cover for Fiyah #3, “Sundown Towns”, Geneva Benton
    Illustration for “These Constellations Will Be Yours” by Elaine Cuyegkeng, Galen Dara (Strange Horizons 8/7/17)
    Cover for „The Memoirist” by Neil Williamson, Chris Moore (NewCon)
    Cover for „2084” edited by George Sandison, Marcin Wolski (Unsung Stories)

    The awards were voted on by members of BSFA and the British Annual Science Fiction Convention (Eastercon), and announced at the 69th Eastercon, Follycon, held March 30-April 2, 2018 at the Majestic Hotel Harrogate, UK.
    For more information, see the BSFA website.

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