Sue Burke’s SEMIOSIS: PAX, a sequel to SEMIOSIS, in which Earth sends new emissaries to the planet Pax, the planet where plants are the dominant intelligent species, and an untitled novel about perfect human clones and their struggle to fit into an imperfect world, again to Jennifer Gunnels at Tor, by Jennie Goloboy.
Debut novelist Daniel M. Bensen’s JUNCTION, in which a Japanese nature show host finds himself on an exploratory trip to an alien world, but when members of the party start to die, he wonders if one of the others might be a murderer, to Don D’Auria at Flame Tree Press, for publication in April 2019, by Jennie Goloboy.
ARMED IN HER FASHION and THE HUMOURS OF GRUB STREET author Kate Heartfield’s ALICE PAYNE ARRIVES and ALICE PAYNE RIDES, about a daring veteran’s daughter in 1780s England who, along with her scientist girlfriend, is recruited into the century-spanning History War, to Lee Harris at Tor.com, for publication in late 2018 and Spring 2019, negotiated by Jennie Goloboy.
Troy Bucher’s THE FALLEN GODS’ WAR trilogy, a coming of age, epic fantasy series, in which two characters must bridge opposing cultures to stop a pair of long-dead gods from returning to destroy their homeland, to Sheila Gilbert at DAW, by Jennie Goloboy.
Congratulations to the DMLA authors nominated for the 2018 Hugo Awards!
Raven Stratagem, by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)
All Systems Red, by Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
Binti: Home, by Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com Publishing)
“Extracurricular Activities,” by Yoon Ha Lee (Tor.com, February 15, 2017)
Best Graphic Story
Black Bolt, Volume 1: Hard Time, written by Saladin Ahmed (Marvel)
Escape Pod, editors include S.B. Divya
Fireside Magazine, editors include Elsa Sjunneson-Henry
The Books of the Raksura, by Martha Wells (Night Shade)
The Divine Cities, by Robert Jackson Bennett (Broadway)
2018 Associated Awards (Not a Hugo Award):
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
The World Science Fiction Society (WSFS) Award for Best Young Adult Book
Akata Warrior, by Nnedi Okorafor (Viking)
Georgina Kamsika’s GODDESS OF THE NORTH, an #OwnVoices contemporary fantasy about a bright young police detective who is secretly the Hindu goddess Saraswathi, who must solve a murder with repercussions in both the human world and the world of the gods, to Ashley Rugirello at Reuts by Jennie Goloboy.