Member News Of Note

Peter S. Drang has some excellent news to start the new year! “My story “The Integral of My Life Over All My Choices” (published in Dreamforge this past summer) was chosen for the Tangent Online recommended reading list for 2022. Once again, a huge thank-you to everyone who helped by reviewing this story on OWW (way back in 2019).”

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OWW’s own Rae Carson’s short story, “Bad Ass Moms in the Zombie Apocalypse” is a finalist for the 2020 Nebula Award for short story. Huge congratulations, Rae!

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Kevin J. Miller wanted everyone to know about a special event: “A short play I wrote, “A Dagger in Your Mind,” will be online September 2, 1 PM, Greater Chicagoland time. The venue is Congress Theatre Cwmbran, YouTube and Facebook.”

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All of us at OWW are thrilled to announce that Fran Wilde’s novel Riverland is the winner of this year’s Andre Norton Nebula Award for Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction. Major congratulations from all of us.

Yay, Fran!

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The finalists for the 2020 Locus awards have been announced. OWW alumni continue to be recognized for excellence and as some of the best in the field of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Huge congratulations to all of you and good luck!

  • Best Science Fiction Novel
  • Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear
  • Best Novella
  • A Time To Reap by Elizabeth Bear
  • Best Novelette
  • Erase, Erase, Erase by Elizabeth Bear
  • Emergency Skin–N.K. Jemisin
  • Best Short Story
  • Lest We Forget by Elizabeth Bear
  • A Catalogue Of Storms by Fran Wilde
  • Best Collection
  • Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight by Alliette de Bodard
  • Best Editor
  • Charles Coleman Finlay




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OWW alumni continue to accumulate award nominations and be recognized for their outstanding work. This year’s Hugo finalists include:

Best Novelette: Emergency Skin by N. K. Jemisin

Best Short Story: “A Catalog Of Storms” by Fran Wilde

Best Editor Short Form: Charles Coleman Finlay

Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Novel: Fran Wilde

Best of luck to all of you!

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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!

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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!