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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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The Tiptree Award

Via Cheryl Morgan: This year’s James Tiptree, Jr. Award winner is Sarah Hall’s The Carhullan Army, published in the U.S. under the title Daughters of the North. A full list of 2007 Tiptree honorees is here, and Tiptree Award juror … Continue reading

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The (new and improved) PNBA book award

On Saturday I was in Portland to receive a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association award for Bad Monkeys. This is my second PNBA award—Set This House in Order won in 2004—and I’m pleased to report that the experience does not get … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys makes 2007 Editors’ Top 10 list on the SF Site

I’m tied at #5 with Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, and just up ahead at #3 is Joss Whedon with 8th season Buffy. Nice company to be in.

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Bad Monkeys on Locus 2007 recommended reading list

The online list is here, and Claude Lalumière has some nice things to say here. The February print edition of the magazine has more to say about all the recommendations. Locus Online has also posted a tabulation of the SF, … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys wins an Alex award

In another pleasant Monday morning surprise, I just found out via sdn that Bad Monkeys has won an Alex award. Congrats to my fellow winners: Ishmael Beah for A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Conn Iggulden for … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys nominated for a BSFA award

The British Science Fiction Association have posted the current list of nominees for Best Novel of 2007, and I’m pleasantly surprised to see that Bad Monkeys is on it.

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Bad Monkeys wins a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award

Woot! Congrats to the other winners: Sherman Alexie for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Jim Harrison for Returning to Earth Denis Johnson for Tree of Smoke Lauren Kessler for Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land … Continue reading

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