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2018 BSFA Winners


Locus Magazine, Science Fiction Fantasy

Winners of the 2018 British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Awards have been announced.

Best Novel

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WINNER: Embers of War, Gareth L. Powell, (Titan)

Best Shorter Fiction

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  • WINNERTime Was, Ian McDonald (Tor.com Publishing)
  • “The Gift of Angels: an introduction”, Nina Allan (Clarkesworld 11/18)
  • “The Purpose of the Dodo is to be Extinct”, Malcolm Devlin (Interzone 5-6/18)
  • The Land of Somewhere Safe, Hal Duncan (NewCon)
  • Exit Strategy, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
  • Phosphorus, Liz Williams (NewCon)
  • “Kingfisher”, Marian Womack (Lost Objects)

Best Non-Fiction

  • WINNER: “On motherhood and erasure: people-shaped holes, hollow characters and the illusion of impossible adventures”, Aliette de Bodard (Intellectus Speculativus)

Best Artwork

  • WINNER: “In the Vanishers’ Palace: Dragon I and II”, Likhain (Inprnt)
  • Wraparound cover for Strange Tales slipcase set, Ben Baldwin (NewCon)
  • Cover for Paris Adrift by E.J. Swift, Joey Hi-Fi (Solaris)
  • Cover for Unholy Land by Lavie Tidhar, Sarah Anne Langton (Tachyon)
  • Artwork for Sublime Cognition conference, Sing Yun Lee & Morris Wild (London Science Fiction Research Community)
  • Cover for Concrete Faery by Elizabeth Priest, Bede Rogerson (Luna)
  • Artwork for Monster Portraits by Del Samatar & Sofia Samatar, Del Samatar (Rose Metal)
  • Cover for Rosewater by Tade Thompson, Charlotte Stroomer (Orbit)

The awards were voted on by members of BSFA and the British Annual Science Fiction Convention (Eastercon). The winners were announced at the 70th Eastercon, Ytterbium, held April 19-22, 2019 at the Park Inn Heathrow in London, UK. For more information, see the BSFA website.

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