Locus Awards 2023

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<— Locus Awards —> 2022
Winners announced: June 24, 2023
Where: Oakland CA

Eligibility Year: 2022
Sf Novel
  1. Winner: The Kaiju Preservation Society, John Scalzi (Tor; Tor UK)
  2. Sea of Tranquility, Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf; Picador; HarperCollins Canada)
  3. The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey; Jo Fletcher)
  4. The Red Scholar's Wake, Aliette de Bodard (Gollancz; JABberwocky)
  5. The Spare Man, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor; Solaris UK)
  6. Goliath, Tochi Onyebuchi (Tordotcom)
  7. Eyes of the Void, Adrian Tchaikovsky (Tor UK; Orbit US)
  8. Eversion, Alastair Reynolds (Gollancz; Orbit US)
  9. Neom, Lavie Tidhar (Tachyon)
  10. Sweep of Stars, Maurice Broaddus (Tor)
Fantasy Novel
  1. Winner: Babel, R. F. Kuang (Harper Voyager US; Harper Voyager UK)
  2. Nettle & Bone, T. Kingfisher (Tor; Titan UK)
  3. Nona the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir (Tordotcom)
  4. The World We Make, N. K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  5. Spear, Nicola Griffith (Tordotcom)
  6. Siren Queen, Nghi Vo (Tordotcom)
  7. The Golden Enclaves, Naomi Novik (Del Rey US; Del Rey UK)
  8. When Women Were Dragons, Kelly Barnhill (Doubleday; Hot Key)
  9. Fevered Star, Rebecca Roanhorse (Saga; Solaris UK)
  10. The Grief of Stones, Katherine Addison (Tor; Solaris UK)
Horror Novel
  1. Winner: What Moves the Dead, T. Kingfisher (Nightfire; Titan UK)
  2. The Pallbearers Club, Paul Tremblay (Morrow; Titan UK)
  3. Just Like Home, Sarah Gailey (Tor; Hodder & Stoughton)
  4. The Devil Takes You Home, Gabino Iglesias (Mulholland; Wildfire)
  5. No Gods for Drowning, Hailey Piper (Agora)
  6. The Fervor, Alma Katsu (Putnam; Titan UK)
  7. Sundial, Catriona Ward (Nightfire; Viper)
  8. Echo, Thomas Olde Heuvelt (Nightfire; Hodder & Stoughton)
  9. Road of Bones, Christopher Golden (St. Martin's; Titan UK)
  10. Saturnalia, Stephanie Feldman (Unnamed)
  11. Gwendy's Final Task, Stephen King & Richard Chizmar (Cemetery Dance; Hodder & Stoughton)
Young Adult Novel
  1. Winner: Dreams Bigger Than Heartbreak, Charlie Jane Anders (Tor Teen; Titan UK)
  2. Bloodmarked, Tracy Deonn (McElderry; Simon & Schuster UK)
  3. Bitter, Akwaeke Emezi (Knopf; Faber & Faber)
  4. Unraveller, Frances Hardinge (Macmillan; Amulet 1/23)
  5. Ballad & Dagger, Daniel José Older (Hyperion)
  6. Rust in the Root, Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)
  7. The Scratch Daughters, H. A. Clarke (Erewhom)
  8. An Arrow to the Moon, Emily X. R. Pan (Little, Brown; Orion)
  9. Lakelore, Anna-Marie McLemore (Feiwel and Friends)
  10. The Kindred, Alechia Dow (Inkyard)
First Novel
  1. Winner: The Mountain in the Sea, Ray Nayler (MCD; Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
  2. Legends & Lattes, Travis Baldree (Cryptid; Tor)
  3. The Book Eaters, Sunyi Dean (Tor; Harper Voyager UK)
  4. How High We Go in the Dark, Sequoia Nagamatsu (Morrow; Bloomsbury)
  5. The Genesis of Misery, Neon Yang (Tor)
  6. The Bone Orchard, Sara A. Mueller (Tor)
  7. The Ballad of Perilous Graves, Alex Jennings (Redhook; Orbit UK)
  8. The Hacienda, Isabel Cañas (Berkley)
  9. The Unbalancing, R. B. Lemberg (Tachyon)
  10. The Bruising of Qilwa, Naseem Jamnia (Tachyon)
  1. Winner: A Prayer for the Crown-Shy, Becky Chambers (Tordotcom)
  2. Even Though I Knew the End, C. L. Polk (Tordotcom)
  3. Into the Riverlands, Nghi Vo (Tordotcom)
  4. A Mirror Mended, Alix E. Harrow (Tordotcom)
  5. Of Charms, Ghosts and Grievances, Aliette de Bodard (JABberwocky)
  6. High Times in the Low Parliament, Kelly Robson (Tordotcom)
  7. Servant Mage, Kate Elliott (Tordotcom)
  8. Tread of Angels, Rebecca Roanhorse (Saga; Solaris UK)
  9. “Bishop's Opening”, R. S. A. Garcia (Clarkesworld Jan 2022)
  10. Ogres, Adrian Tchaikovsky (Solaris)
  1. Winner: “If You Find Yourself Speaking to God, Address God with the Informal You”, John Chu (Uncanny Jul/Aug 2022)
  2. “Two Hands, Wrapped in Gold”, S. B. Divya (Uncanny May/Jun 2022)
  3. “A Dream of Electric Mothers”, Wole Talabi (Africa Risen)
  4. “The Difference Between Love and Time”, Catherynne M. Valente (Someone in Time)
  5. “The Six Deaths of the Saint”, Alix E. Harrow (Into Shadow)
  6. “In Mercy, Rain”, Seanan McGuire ( 18 Jul 2022)
  7. “The Sadness Box”, Suzanne Palmer (Clarkesworld Jul 2022)
  8. “Solidity”, Greg Egan (Asimov's Sep/Oct 2022)
  9. “Incident at Bear Creek Lodge”, Tananarive Due (Other Terrors)
  10. “Falling Off the Edge of the World”, Suzanne Palmer (Asimov's Nov/Dec 2022)
Short Story
  1. Winner: “Rabbit Test”, Samantha Mills (Uncanny Nov/Dec 2022)
  2. “Master of Ceremonies”, Frances Ogamba (The Dark May 2022)
  3. “Give Me English”, Ai Jiang (F&SF May/Jun 2022)
  4. “D.I.Y”, John Wiswell ( 24 Aug 2022)
  5. “Inheritance”, Hannah Yang (Analog Sep/Oct 2022)
  6. “The Coward Who Stole Gold's Name”, John Wiswell (Uncanny May/Jun 2022)
  7. “A Monster in the Shape of a Boy”, Hannah Yang (Apex May 2022)
  8. (tie): “Dick Pig”, Ian Muneshwar (Nightmare Jan 2022)
  9. (tie): “The Goldfish Man”, Maureen McHugh (Uncanny Mar/Apr 2022)
  10. “Beginnings”, Kristina Ten (Fantasy Apr 2022)
  1. Winner: Boys, Beasts & Men, Sam J. Miller (Tachyon)
  2. Memory's Legion: The Complete Expanse Story Collection, James S. A. Corey (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  3. The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer, Janelle Monáe, et al (Harper Voyager US; Harper Voyager UK)
  4. Our Fruiting Bodies, Nisi Shawl (Aqueduct)
  5. Breakable Things, Cassandra Khaw (Undertow)
  6. Night Shift, Eileen Gunn (PM)
  7. Illuminations, Alan Moore (Bloomsbury USA; Bloomsbury UK)
  8. Geometries of Belonging, R. B. Lemberg (Fairwood)
  9. The Best of Lucius Shepard: Vol. 2, Lucius Shepard (Subterranean)
  10. (tie): Corpsemouth and Other Autobiographies, John Langan (Word Horde)
  11. (tie): Dark Breakers, C. S. E. Cooney (Mythic Delirium)
  1. Winner: Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction, Sheree Renée Thomas, Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki & Zelda Knight, eds. (Tor)
  2. The Best Science Fiction of the Year, Volume 6, Neil Clarke, ed. (Night Shade)
  3. The Future is Female! Volume Two: The 1970s, Lisa Yaszek, ed. (Library of America)
  4. Tomorrow's Parties: Life in the Anthropocene, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (MIT Press)
  5. The Best of World SF: Volume 2, Lavie Tidhar, ed. (Head of Zeus)
  6. Screams from the Dark, Ellen Datlow, ed. (Nightfire)
  7. Someone in Time: Tales of Time-Crossed Romance, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (Solaris)
  8. The Way Spring Arrives and Other Stories, Yu Chen & Regina Kanyu Wang, eds. (Tordotcom)
  9. The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2022, Rebecca Roanhorse & John Joseph Adams, eds. (Mariner)
  10. Trouble the Waters: Tales from the Deep Blue, Sheree Renée Thomas, Pan Morigan & Troy L. Wiggins, eds. (Third Man)
  1. Winner: Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes: The Official Biography, Rob Wilkins (Doubleday UK)
  2. The Rise of the Cyberzines: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1991 to 2020, Mike Ashley (Liverpool University Press)
  3. Fantasy: How It Works, Brian Attebery (Oxford University Press)
  4. Keeping It Unreal: Black Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics, Scott Darieck (New York University Press)
  5. Stephen King: A Complete Exploration of His Work, Life, and Influences, Bev Vincent (Epic Ink)
  6. Queering SF: Readings, Ritch Calvin (Aqueduct)
  7. The Visual History of Science Fiction Fandom, Volume Two: 1940, David Ritter & Daniel Ritter (First Fandom Experience)
  8. Bridging Worlds: Global Conversations on Creating Pan-African Speculative Literature in a Pandemic, Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki (Jembefola)
  9. An Earnest Blackness, Eugen Bacon (Anti-Oedipus)
  10. Charting the Afrofuturist Imaginary in African American Art: The Black Female Fantastic, Elizabeth Carmel Hamilton (Routledge)
Illustrated And Art Book
  1. Winner: Chivalry, Neil Gaiman, art by Colleen Doran (Dark Horse)
  2. Creature: Paintings, Drawings, and Reflections, Shaun Tan (Walker Studio UK; Windy Hollow; Levine Querido)
  3. The Keeper, Tananarive Due & Steven Barnes, art by Marco Finnegan (Megascope)
  4. Spectrum Fantastic Art Quarterly Volume Two, Cathy Fenner & Arnie Fenner, eds. (Spectrum Fantastic Art)
  5. The Night Eaters Book 1: She Eats the Night, Marjorie Liu, art by Sana Takeda (Abrams ComicArts)
  6. Mother Christmas, Vol 1: The Muse, Valya Dudycz Lupescu, art by Vic Terra (Rosarium)
  7. In the Black Fantastic, Ekow Eshun (Thames & Hudson; MIT Press)
  8. Visions of Beauty, Dianne Borsini-Burr, ed., art by Kinuko Y. Craft (Borsini-Burr & Imaginary Editions)
  9. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, George Orwell, art by Omar Rayyan (Suntup)
  10. Paintings & Drawings of Rowena, Kim DeMulder, art by Rowena (self-published)
  1. Winner:
  2. Uncanny
  3. Clarkesworld
  4. F&SF
  5. Asimov's
  6. FIYAH
  7. Strange Horizons
  8. Beneath Ceaseless Skies
  9. Apex
  10. Lightspeed
  1. Winner: Tor
  2. Tordotcom
  3. Subterranean
  4. Orbit
  5. Small Beer
  6. Angry Robot
  7. Neon Hemlock
  8. Tachyon
  9. Gollancz
  10. Harper Voyager
Special Award: Developing Diversity In Genre Communities
  1. Winner: Carl Brandon Society

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