The 2015 Locus Awards Winners

The winners of Locus magazine’s 2015 awards have been announced. The winners of the science fiction and fantasy award are picked by a poll of the magazine’s readers.

Congrats to all the winners!

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

  • Winner: Ancillary Sword, Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  • The Peripheral, William Gibson (Putnam; Viking UK)
  • The Three-Body Problem, Cixin Liu (Tor)
  • Lock In, John Scalzi (Tor; Gollancz)
  • Annihilation/Authority/Acceptance, Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals; Fourth Estate; HarperCollins Canada)

FANTASY NOVEL

  • Winner: The Goblin Emperor, Katherine Addison (Tor)
  • Steles of the Sky, Elizabeth Bear (Tor)
  • City of Stairs, Robert Jackson Bennett (Broadway; Jo Fletcher)
  • The Magician’s Land, Lev Grossman (Viking; Arrow 2015)
  • The Mirror Empire, Kameron Hurley (Angry Robot US)

YOUNG ADULT BOOK

  • Winner: Half a King, Joe Abercrombie (Del Rey; Voyager UK)
  • The Doubt Factory, Paolo Bacigalupi (Little, Brown)
  • Waistcoats & Weaponry, Gail Carriger (Little, Brown; Atom)
  • Empress of the Sun, Ian McDonald (Jo Fletcher; Pyr)
  • Clariel, Garth Nix (Harper; Hot Key; Allen & Unwin)

FIRST NOVEL

  • Winner: The Memory Garden, Mary Rickert (Sourcebooks Landmark)
  • Elysium, Jennifer Marie Brissett (Aqueduct)
  • A Darkling Sea, James L. Cambias (Tor)
  • The Clockwork Dagger, Beth Cato (Harper Voyager)
  • The Emperor’s Blades, Brian Staveley (Tor; Tor UK)

NOVELLA

  • Winner: Yesterday’s Kin, Nancy Kress (Tachyon)
  • “The Man Who Sold the Moon,” Cory Doctorow (Hieroglyph)
  • We Are All Completely Fine, Daryl Gregory (Tachyon)
  • “The Regular,” Ken Liu (Upgraded)
  • “The Lightning Tree,” Patrick Rothfuss (Rogues)

NOVELETTE

  • Winner: “Tough Times All Over,” Joe Abercrombie (Rogues)
  • “The Hand Is Quicker,” Elizabeth Bear (The Book of Silverberg)
  • “Memorials,” Aliette de Bodard (Asimov’s 1/14)
  • “The Jar of Water,” Ursula K. Le Guin (Tin House #62)
  • “A Year and a Day in Old Theradane,” Scott Lynch (Rogues)

SHORT STORY

  • Winner: “The Truth About Owls,” Amal El-Mohtar (Kaleidoscope)
  • “Covenant,” Elizabeth Bear (Hieroglyph)
  • “The Dust Queen,” Aliette de Bodard (Reach for Infinity)
  • “In Babelsberg,” Alastair Reynolds (Reach for Infinity)
  • “Ogres of East Africa,” Sofia Samatar (Long Hidden)

ANTHOLOGY

  • Winner: Rogues, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, ed. (Bantam; Titan)
  • The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-first Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed. (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History, Rose Fox & Daniel José Older, eds. (Crossed Genres)
  • Reach for Infinity, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (Solaris US; Solaris UK)
  • The Time Traveler’s Almanac, Ann VanderMeer & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (Head of Zeus; Tor)

COLLECTION

  • Winner: Last Plane to Heaven, Jay Lake (Tor)
  • Questionable Practices, Eileen Gunn (Small Beer)
  • The Collected Short Fiction Volume One: The Man Who Made Models, R.A. Lafferty (Centipede)
  • Academic Exercises, K.J. Parker (Subterranean)
  • The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Nine: The Millennium Express, Robert Silverberg (Subterranean; Gateway)

MAGAZINE

  • Winner: Tor.com
  • Asimov’s
  • Clarkesworld
  • F&SF
  • Lightspeed

PUBLISHER

  • Winner: Tor
  • Angry Robot
  • Orbit
  • Small Beer
  • Subterranean

EDITOR

  • Winner: Ellen Datlow
  • John Joseph Adams
  • Gardner Dozois
  • Jonathan Strahan
  • Ann & Jeff VanderMeer

ARTIST

  • Winner: John Picacio
  • Jim Burns
  • Shaun Tan
  • Charles Vess
  • Michael Whelan

NON-FICTION

  • Winner: What Makes This Book So Great, Jo Walton (Tor; Corsair 2015)
  • Ray Bradbury Unbound, Jonathan Eller (University of Illinois Press)
  • Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison!, Harry Harrison (Tor)
  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman, Jill Lepore (Knopf)
  • Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century, Volume 2: The Man Who Learned Better: 1948–1988, William H. Patterson, Jr. (Tor)

ART BOOK

  • Winner: Spectrum 21: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, John Fleskes, ed. (Flesk)
  • Jim Burns, The Art of Jim Burns: Hyperluminal (Titan)
  • The Art of Neil Gaiman, Hayley Campbell (Harper Design)
  • Brian & Wendy Froud, Brian Froud’s Faeries’ Tales (Abrams)
  • The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, from the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era, Ron Miller (Zenith)

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