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Lovecraft Country is a co-winner of this year’s Endeavour Award

The Endeavour Award, given out annually at OryCon in Portland, OR, is for “a distinguished science-fiction or fantasy novel written by a Pacific Northwest author.” The 2017 award was announced over the weekend, and it’s a tie—Lovecraft Country shares the … Continue reading

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Washington State Book Awards ceremony tonight (10/14)

Tonight at 7 PM the main branch of the Seattle Public Library is hosting the 2017 Washington State Book Awards. Lovecraft Country is nominated in the fiction category, so if you’d like to cheer me on, come on by. There … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country is a Washington State Book Award finalist

This past week the Washington Center of the Book released its list of finalists for the 2017 Washington State Book Awards. Lovecraft Country is nominated in the novel category, and it’s in good company: the other finalists include The Solace … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country is a finalist for the World Fantasy Award

More good news this week: Lovecraft Country is a finalist in the Best Novel category for this year’s World Fantasy Awards. The other finalists for Best Novel are Borderline, by Mishell Baker; Roadsouls, by Betsy James; The Obelisk Gate, by … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country is a finalist for the Endeavour Award

Some good news to start the weekend: Lovecraft Country is one of five finalists for the 2017 Endeavour Award, which recognizes science-fiction and fantasy books by Pacific Northwest authors. This year’s other finalists are Arabella of Mars, by David D. … Continue reading

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Locus Awards Weekend

A reminder that I’ll be attending the Locus Awards tomorrow (Saturday, June 24). My official schedule is as follows: 11:00 – 11:45 AM — “How Much is that Trope in the Window? Repurposing Genre Elements to Tell New Stories.” Panel … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys nominated for Georgia Peach Book Award

My devious plan to corrupt Southern youth proceeds apace: “The purpose of the Georgia Peach Award is to highlight and promote the best current young adult literature for Georgia high school age students, to encourage young adults to read and … Continue reading

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Award ceremony tomorrow night at the Seattle Public Library

Just a reminder, tomorrow night at 7 PM I’ll be accepting a Washington State Book Award at the central branch of the Seattle Public Library. Other award winners include Sherman Alexie, David R. Montgomery, Coll Thrush, Samuel Green, and George … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys wins Washington State Book Award

2008 Washington State Book Awards, by category: Fiction — Bad Monkeys, Matt Ruff General Non-fiction — Dirt, the Erosion of Civilizations, by David R. Montgomery History/Biography — Native Seattle: Histories From the Crossing-Over Place, by Coll Thrush Poetry — The … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys is a John W. Campbell Award finalist

Nice news to wake up to. Congrats to my fellow finalists: Brian Aldiss, HARM Michael Chabon, The Yiddish Policeman’s Union Kathleen Ann Goonan, In War Times Nalo Hopkinson, The New Moon’s Arms Jay Lake, Mainspring Ken MacLeod, The Execution Channel … Continue reading

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