Work worthy of awards listed for your consideration

It’s that time again where award nominations open and people put their lists forward. I’m doing things a little differently: I’m pushing other people’s work.

Eligible novels worthy of acclaim
Black Sun Light My Way cover

Black Sun Light My Way by Jo Spurrier published by HarperCollins is eligible and worthy for the following awards and more:

  • Hugo Award for best novel
  • Norma K Hemming Award (and if Black Sun doesn’t win, I’m going on strike)
  • Aurealis Award for best novel
  • Ditmar Award for best novel

Lexicon by Max Barry – science fiction reviewed here; Lexicon is eligible for at least the following awards:

  • Hugo Award for best novel
  • Aurealis Award for best novel
  • Ditmar Award for best novel
  • Chronos Award for best novel

Kinslayer by Jay Kristoff – Japanese steampunk fantasy reviewed here

  • KinslayerHugo Award for best novel
  • Aurealis Award for best novel
  • Ditmar Award for best novel
  • Chronos Award for best novel
Best reviews and fan written work of note

Evie Kendal‘s ‘Serialisation of paranormal romance: a comparative analysis‘ is, in my opinion, her best review/comparative essay of 2013 and a stand-out contender for fan written work. This makes her eligible for the following awards:

  • Chronos Award for Best Fan Written Work
  • Chronos Award for Best Fan Writer
  • Ditmar Award for Best New Talent
  • Ditmar Award for Best Fan Writer
  • William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or review
  • Hugo Awards for fan writing, best fan writer etc

James Kennedy has stormed Dark Matter Zine with excellent reviews. Some of his reviews haven’t been for science fiction or fantasy but the works that are both excellent and eligible include reviews for

James’s reviews are eligible for the following awards:

  • Chronos Award for Best Fan Written Work
  • Chronos Award for Best Fan Writer
  • Ditmar Award for Best New Talent
  • Ditmar Award for Best Fan Writer
  • William Atheling Jr Award for criticism or review
  • Hugo Awards for fan writing, best fan writer etc

There are many more awards and many more eligible works but these are key works for your consideration.