Locus has announced the finalists in each category of their 2015 Awards. ‘A Year and a Day in Old Theradane’ by Scott Lynch has been selected in the Novelette category, along with Joe Abercrombie’s ‘Tough Times All Over’ from the same Rogue anthology and Elizabeth Bear’s ‘The Hand Is Quicker.’ Winners will be announced in Seattle WA, June 26-28, 2015. Good luck to all!
The 2015 Hugo & Campbell Award Nominations are now open. “A Year and a Day in Old Theradane” by Scott Lynch from the Rogue anthology is eligible in the Novelette category. Anyone who is or was a voting member of the 2014, 2015, or 2016 Worldcons can nominate. Go and support Scott!
On a related note, the same work made it into the 2014 Recommended Reading List published in the February issue of the Locus magazine. Congratulations, Scott!
And voted you did! The Locus Awards finalists have been announced. Scott Lynch’s Republic of Thieves is nominated in the Fantasy Novel category against some heavyweight-if I may say-such as Neil Gaiman’s Ocean at the End of the Lane. Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 27-29, 2014.
There is still time to vote for your favorite books in the Locus Awards’ poll/survey. This year Scott’s Republic of Thieves is up against some big names in the “Best Fantasy Novel” category. Anybody can vote (no subscription required) and rank their top 5 in each categories. The deadline is April 15.
The Republic of Thieves has been longlisted for the the David Gemmell Legend Award. Readers can vote here to get it shortlisted (voting closes on April 13). The Gemmell Awards were established in memory of UK fantasy author David Gemmel in three categories: the David Gemmell Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel, the Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer and the Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art. The winner of the Legend Award is is presented with a unique, scale model of Snaga (the legendary axe of Druss the Legend) from Raven Armoury.