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Norton Awards Announced

The winners of the 2010 Norton Awards are Trina Robbins (writer) and Boilerplate (work, by Paul Guinan & Anina Bennett). Further details on Science Fiction Awards Watch.

September Chinese SF Newsletter

The September issue of the Chinese Science Fiction Newsletter is now available online. It includes news of various projects to publish Chinese SF, both in the original language and in translation.

Last Drink Bird Head Award Nominees

Ann & Jeff VanderMeer have announced the nominees for the 2010 Last Drink Bird Head Awards, which “celebrate those in the genre community who enrich us with their time, energy, and words, for causes greater than themselves.” The full list is available here. The Neil Clarke Special Achievement Award, which does not have a nomination stage, goes to L. Timmel Duchamp.

British Fantasy Awards

The British Fantasy Awards were announced at FantasyCon last night. Our sister site, Science Fiction Awards Watch, has the list of winners.

Tor UK Launches Newsletter

Tor UK, publishers of Neal Asher, Mark Charan Newton, Alan Campbell and many others has launched an email newsletter to keep fans up to date with the latest developments. You can sign up here.

Angry Robots Invade North America

Angry Robot, the new company that publishes, amongst other people, our friends Colin Harvey and Lauren Beukes, has launched in the USA and Canada. Much robotic excitement can be found over at their website.

Best American Fantasy Cancelled

From Jeff VanderMeer comes the sad news that the ground-breaking Best American Fantasy anthology series has been canceled. Larry Nolen, who had taken over as series editor, has posted the list of stories he and guest editor, Minister Faust, would have been considering for inclusion in the fourth volume of the series. Check out the list at Larry’s blog, the stories are well worth a look.

Colleen Lindsay Joins Penguin

Colleen Lindsay has left her position as an agent with FinePrint Literary Management and is taking up a job doing online PR for Penguin. Lindsay was previously in PR with Random House before taking up agenting. We wish her all the best in her new job.

Scalzi and Egan Win Seiuns

John Scalzi’s novel, The Last Colony [Purchase], and Greg Egan’s story, “Dark Integers”, have won the translated fiction categories in this year’s Seiun Awards in Japan. For the full results see SF Awards Watch.