Monday, November 29, 2004

Ahmed A. Khan story translated into Croatian

Ahmed A. Khan's story "The Presonic Man" is being translated into Croatian and will appear in Futura, A Croatian SF magazine, sometime early next year. The English version of the story is online here.

Thursday, November 25, 2004

Matt Hughes short story collection coming in 2005

Night Shade Books of San Francisco will be bringing out a collection of Matt Hughes's short stories in 2005, perhaps as early as July. The title will be The Gist Collector and Other Stories.

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Cory Doctorow story online at Salon

Cory Doctorow's story Anda's Game is currently online at Salon.

Nalo Hopkinson nominated for International IMPAC Dublin LIterary Award

Nalo Hopkinson's book The Salt Roads (Warner) has been nominated for the €100,000 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award is the largest and most international prize of its kind. It involves libraries from all corners of the globe, and is open to books written in any language. An initiative of Dublin City Council, the award is a partnership between Dublin City Council, the Municipal Government of Dublin City, and IMPAC, a productivity improvement company which operates in more than 50 countries. The award is administered by Dublin City Public Libraries.

The Longlist for the 2005 Award was announced in Dublin's City Hall on Monday by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Michael Conaghan. In all, 147 titles have been nominated by 185 library systems from 129 cities in 51 countries.

Nalo is one of nine Canadians on the Longlist. The Salt Roads was nominated by the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS), Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and by Hartford Public Library in the U.S.

The shortlist will be announced March 8 and the winner will be announce June 15.

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Two Ahmed A. Khan stories online

Ahmed A. Khan's story The Book of Pain" has been published by the Online Journal of Dana Literary Society. Another story, "The Best of Everything" is in the November issue of Crossroads Magic.

Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Several SF Canada members win Auroras

Several SF Canada members won Aurora Awards at CanVention, held in conjunction with Boréal in Montreal over the weekend. Douglas Smith won the Aurora for Best Short-Form Work in English for "Scream Angel." Best Short-Form Work in French went to Élisabeth Vonarburg for "La Course de Kathryn." Joël Champetier received the Aurora for Best Work in French (Other) for editing Solaris, and the Aurora for Fan Achievement (Publication) went to Don Bassie as editor of the Made in Canada Newsletter.