Locus Award Winners 2012

The winners of the Locus Awards for 2012 were announced over the weekend over in Seattle at the Locus Awards Weekend.

The Winners include China Miéville for Embassytown, George R.R. Martin for A Dance with Dragons and Neil Gaiman for his short story “The Case of Death and Honey”.

You can see full coverage of the event in the August edition of the Locus magazine but for now here is a list of those winners along with those short-listed titles.

Science Fiction Novel

  • Embassytown - China Miéville
  • Leviathan Wakes - James S. A. Corey
  • 11/22/63 - Stephen King
  • Rule 34 - Charles Stross
  • The Children of the Sky - Vernor Vinge

Fantasy Novel

  • A Dance with Dragons - George R.R. Martin
  • Snuff - Terry Pratchett
  • The Wise Man’s Fear - Patrick Rothfuss
  • Deathless - Catherynne M. Valente
  • Among Others - Jo Walton

First Novel

  • The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
  • Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
  • God’s War - Kameron Hurley
  • Soft Apocalypse - Will McIntosh
  • Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti - Genevieve Valentine

Young Adult Book

  • The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - Catherynne M. Valente
  • Planesrunner - Ian McDonald
  • Akata Witch - Nnedi Okorafor
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs
  • Goliath - Scott Westerfeld

Novella

  • Silently and Very Fast - Catherynne M. Valente
  • The Affair of the Chalk Cliffs - James P. Blaylock
  • “The Man Who Bridged the Mist” - Kij Johnson
  • “Kiss Me Twice” - Mary Robinette Kowal
  • “The Ants of Flanders” - Robert Reed

Novelette

  • “White Lines on a Green Field” - Catherynne M. Valente
  • “Underbridge” - Peter S. Beagle
  • “The Copenhagen Interpretation” - Paul Cornell
  • “The Summer People” - Kelly Link
  • “What We Found” - Geoff Ryman

Short Story

  • “The Case of Death and Honey” - Neil Gaiman
  • “The Way It Works Out and All” - Peter S. Beagle
  • “The Paper Menagerie” - Ken Liu
  • “The Bread We Eat in Dreams” - Catherynne M. Valente
  • “The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees” - E. Lily Yu

Anthology

  • The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-eighth Annual Collection - Gardner Dozois, ed.
  • Welcome to Bordertown - Holly Black & Ellen Kushner, eds.
  • Steampunk! - Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, eds.
  • Eclipse Four - Jonathan Strahan, ed.
  • Engineering Infinity - Jonathan Strahan, ed.

Collection

  • The Bible Repairman and Other Stories - Tim Powers
  • Sleight of Hand - Peter S. Beagle
  • The Collected Stories of Carol Emshwiller, Volume 1 - Carol Emshwiller
  • Two Worlds and In Between - Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • After the Apocalypse - Maureen F. McHugh

Non-fiction

  • Evaporating Genres: Essays on Fantastic Literature - Gary K. Wolfe
  • In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination - Margaret Atwood
  • Becoming Ray Bradbury - Jonathan R. Eller
  • Musings and Meditations - Robert Silverberg
  • Sightings: Reviews 2002-2006 - Gary K. Wolfe

Art Books

  • Spectrum 18: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art - Cathy Fenner & Arnie Fenner
  • Out of This World: Science Fiction But Not As You Know It - Mike Ashley, ed.
  • A Tolkien Tapestry: Pictures to Accompany The Lord of the Rings - Cor Blok
  • Masters of Science Fiction and Fantasy Art - Karen Haber, ed.
  • Jeffrey Jones - Jeffrey Jones: A Life in Art

Artist

  • Shaun Tan
  • Bob Eggleton
  • John Picacio
  • Charles Vess
  • Michael Whelan

Editor

  • Ellen Datlow
  • Gardner Dozois
  • Jonathan Strahan
  • Ann & Jeff VanderMeer
  • Gordon Van Gelder

Magazine

  • Asimov’s
  • Analog
  • Clarkesworld
  • F&SF
  • Tor.com

Publisher

  • Tor
  • Baen
  • Night Shade
  • Small Beer
  • Subterranean