Saturday, May 21, 2005

Two SF Canada members up for Locus Awards

Books by Cory Doctorow and Charles de Lint are among the finalists for this year's Locus Awards, to be presented at Westercon in Calgary over the July 1 weekend.

Cory's novel Eastern Standard Tribe (Tor) is one of the finalists for Best Science Fiction Novel, while Charles's The Blue Girl (Viking) is a finalist for Best Young Adult Book.

The other SF novel finalists are The Algebraist by Iain M. Banks (Orbit), Forty Signs of Rain by Kim Stanley Robinson (HarperCollins UK, Bantam), The Baroque Cycle: The Confusion; The System of the World by Neal Stephenson (Morrow) and Iron Sunrise by Charles Stross (Ace).

The other YA finalists are Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War by Clive Barker (HarperCollins), The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (Viking), Gifts by Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt) and A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett (Doubleday UK; HarperCollins).

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