quinta-feira, 16 de abril de 2009

2009 World Science Fiction Convention e Prêmio Hugo


A Convenção Mundial de Ficção Científica de 2009 ocorrerá de 06 a 10 de Agosto em Quebec, Montreal, atraindo milhares de fãs de todo o mundo, como todos os anos.

A programação completa, no site oficial.

Também em agosto, serão anunciados os vencedores do Prêmio Hugo, um dos mais prestigiados prêmios de Ficção Científica de língua inglesa.

Os candidatos para 2009:

Best Novel
Anathem by Neal Stephenson (Morrow; Atlantic UK)
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury UK)
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (Tor Teen; HarperVoyager UK)
Saturn’s Children by Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit UK)
Zoe’s Tale by John Scalzi (Tor)

Best Novella
The Erdmann Nexus by Nancy Kress (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2008)
The Political Prisoner by Charles Coleman Finlay (F&SF Aug 2008)
The Tear by Ian McDonald (Galactic Empires)
True Names by Benjamin Rosenbaum & Cory Doctorow (Fast Forward 2)
Truth by Robert Reed (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2008)

Best Novelette
Alastair Baffle’s Emporium of Wonders by Mike Resnick (Asimov’s Jan 2008)
The Gambler by Paolo Bacigalupi (Fast Forward 2)
Pride and Prometheus by John Kessel (F&SF Jan 2008)
The Ray-Gun: A Love Story by James Alan Gardner (Asimov’s Feb 2008)
Shoggoths in Bloom by Elizabeth Bear (Asimov’s Mar 2008)

Best Short Story
26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss by Kij Johnson (Asimov’s Jul 2008)
Article of Faith by Mike Resnick (Baen’s Universe Oct 2008)
Evil Robot Monkey by Mary Robinette Kowal (The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Vol.2)
Exhalation by Ted Chiang (Eclipse Two)
From Babel’s Fall’n Glory We Fled by Michael Swanwick (Asimov’s Feb 2008)

A lista completa dos indicados no site Hugo Awards