Member News Of Note

OWW’s own Rhonda S. Garcia’s story “The Sun from Both Sides'” finished third in the Clarkesworld Readers’ Poll for Best Story of 2019!

Congratulations, Rhonda!

Member News Of Note

Finalists for the 2019 World Fantasy Award were announced today, and OWW continues to produce some of the best writers and editors in the field. Among the finalists are:

Best Novel: C.L. Polk Witchmark 

Best Novella: Alliette de Bodard The Tea Master and the Detective

Best Collection: Amanda Downum Still So Strange

Best Collection: N.K. Jemisin How Long ’til Black Future Month?

Special Award, Professional: C. C. Finlay, for F&SF editing

Congratulations to all of you!


Member News Of Note

Finalists for the 2019 Locus Awards have been announced, and OWW alums are in the running.

C. L. Polk’s novel Witchmark is nominated for the First Novel Award.

Alliette de Bodard’s novella The Tea Master and the Detective is nominated for Best Novella.

Elizabeth Bear’s story “Okay, Glory” is nominated for Best Novelette.

N. K. Jemisin’s stories “Cuisine des Mémoires” and “The Storyteller’s Replacement” are both nominated for Best Short Story.

And N. K. Jemisin’s short story collection How Long ’til Black Future’s Month? is nominated for the Collection award.

Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 28-30, 2019. Congratulations and best of luck to everyone nominated!


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OWW’s own Aliette de Bodard won a British Science Fiction Association award for her non-fiction essay “On motherhood and erasure:people-shaped holes, hollow characters and the illusion of impossible adventures” published in Intellectus Speculativus blog.

Congratulations, Aliette!


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Nominees for this year’s Hugo Awards were announced today, and OWW’s own Aliette de Bodard has been nominated in two categories:

The Universe of Xuya series is nominated for the Best Series Award

The Tea Master and the Detective is nominated for the Best Novella Award

All our congratulations go to Alliette! Our fingers are crossed too.

Member News Of Note

All of us at OWW are thrilled to extent our congratulations to N.K. Jemisin for winning the 2018 Best Novel Hugo Award for The Stone Sky. This was her third Hugo Award, which might be even more exciting.

Our members and alumni are truly the best in the world.