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.
The finalists for the 2018 World Fantasy Awards have been announced and they include two of OWW’s own.
“Clearly Lettered in a Mostly Steady Hand” by Fran Wilde (Uncanny Magazine, Sept.-Oct. 2017) is a finalist in the short story category.
And C. C. Finlay is nominated for the Special Award–Professional for his editing of The Magazine Fantasy and Science Fiction.
OWW alumni keep stacking up the honors. All our congratulations to Alliete de Bodard for winning a European Achievement Award for her novel, The House of Binding Thorns.
OWW alumni Joshua Palmatier’s small press, Zombies Need Brains, had just released three new anthologies: GUILDS & GLAIVES (sword & sorcery), THE RAZOR’S EDGE (military SF&F), and SECOND ROUND (urban fantasy). You can find the books at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and the ZNB online store.
Covers, a list of contributing authors, and full information can be found here.
All of us at OWW are very proud of all our members, past and present, and their accomplishments.
A huge congratulations to N. K. Jemisin for winning the Nebula Award for Best Novel for her book The Stone Sky!
Jeremiah Tolbert wants the world to know: “It is an honor to announce that “The West Topeka Triangle” has been nominated for the Shirley Jackson Award in the novelette category. I can’t begin to express how I feel about this. To be in the company of the other, extremely talented authors on this ballot makes me feel on top of the world.”
And if you’d like to read his nominated story, you can do so here.
Enter this Goodreads giveaway for the chance to win an ARC of THE LOST BOOKS: THE SCROLL OF KINGS by Sarah Prineas, author of the acclaimed Magic Thief series and OWW alumni.
Full details can be found on Goodreads.
Each year, Locus magazine publishes their “Recommended Reading List”, a consensus by Locus editors, reviewers, readers, and industry professionals of some of their favorite genre books and stories of the year. These are the books and stories they think EVERYONE should read.
Congratulations to all the Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror alumni whose work made this year’s list:
The Stone in the Skull, Elizabeth Bear
The House of Binding Thorns, Aliette de Bodard
The Stone Sky, N.K. Jemisin
Horizon, Fran Wilde
‘‘Children of Thorns, Children of Water’’, Aliette de Bodard
Congratulations again! And if we somehow missed anyone on the list, please let us know so we can add their name.
Get a sneak peak at CL Polk’s debut novel, Witchmark, on the B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog, and see the reveal of Wtichmark’s amazing cover here.
N.K. Jemisin continues to stack up the accomplishments. Her Hugo Award-winning sci-fi fantasy novel The Fifth Season is in early development at TNT cable network. Congratulations again, Nora!