This weekend, The British Science Fiction Association announced their shortlist for the 2015 BSFA Awards – the premiere British science fiction literary awards.  The nominees include:


"Bus Stop" by Wayne Haag
“Bus Stop” by Wayne Haag

Best Novel:

  • Europe at Midnight by Dave Hutchinson
  • Mother of Eden by Chris Beckett
  • The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard
  • Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald
  • Glorious Angels by Justina Robson


Best Short Story:

  • “Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight” by Aliette de Bodard (Clarkesworld 100)
  • “The Witches of Lychford” by Paul Cornell (
  • “No Rez” by Jeff Noon (Interzone 260)
  • “Binti” by Nnedi Okorafor (
  • “Ride the Blue Horse” by Gareth L. Powell (Matter)


Best Non-Fiction:

  • “Time Pieces: Doctor Change or Doctor Die” by Nina Allen (Interzone 261)
  • Letters to Tiptree by Alisa Krasnostein and Alexandra Pierce
  • “What Price Your Critical Agency” by Jonathan McClamont (Ruthless Culture)
  • Rave and Let Die: The SF and Fantasy of 2014 by Adam Roberts
  • “From Annihilationto Acceptance: A Writer’s Surreal Journey” by Jeff VanderMeer (The Atlantic, January 2015)


Best Artwork:

  • Jim Burns, Cover of Pelquin’s Comet
  • Vincent Sammy, “Songbird”, Interzone257
  • Wayne Haag, “Bus Stop”, Interzone253 (shown in insert)
  • Sarah Anne Langton, Cover of Jews Versus Zombies


The winners will be announced on March 26, at the British National Science Fiction Convention (known as Eastercon) which will be held in Manchester this year.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

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