2017 Hugo Award Finalists Announced

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The Hugo Award is one of the major awards for sci-fi and speculative fiction novels, shorter stories, magazines, editors, dramatic presentations (movies and TV shows) and other works; having “Hugo Award Winner” splashed across the top of a book or on an author’s bio is a really helpful thing when it comes to attracting the [….]

2016 Hugo Award Winners Announced

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The 2016 World Science Fiction convention was held in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend during MidAmeriCon II, and was highlighted by the announcement of the winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards.  The Hugo Awards are one of the most prestigious awards for fantasy, speculative and science fiction works, and winning a Hugo is quite the [….]

2016 Hugo Finalists Announced

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The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards have been announced.  They include: BEST NOVEL Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie The Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin Seveneves by Neal Stephenson Uprooted by Naomi Novik   BEST NOVELLA Binti by Nnedi Okorafor The Builders by Daniel Polansky Penric’s [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – My Personal Literary Highlights of 2015

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  It’s that time of year – when everyone comes out with an end-of-the-year “best of” list.  Maybe I’m more sensitive to them now, or perhaps it’s because I’ve added so many literary and publishing sites to my social media feeds, but this December seems to be absolutely bursting with them.  I actually enjoy these [….]

2014 Hugo Award Nominees Announced!

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The 2014 Hugo Award Nominees were announced this Saturday, and we at LitStack are very excited about the amazing works highlighted on this year’s ballot. The Hugos, which have been awarded every year since 1955, are given in recognition for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy.   They are named after Hugo Gernsback, the [….]