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Topic: 2010 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner Announced!

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Subject: 2010 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner Announced!
Date Posted: 3/21/2011 7:03 PM ET
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They gave it to Baba Yaga Laid an Egg, by Dubravka Ugresic.

 

The Honors List is:

The Bone Palace by Amanda Downum

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin

“Diana Comet and the Disappearing Lover” by Sandra McDonald (this is a short story up on Strange Horizon's website)

“Drag Queen Astronaut” by Sandra McDonald (this is a short story up at Crossed Genre's website)

The Secret Feminist Cabal by Helen Merrick

Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Living with Ghosts by Kari Sperring

The Colony by Jillian Weise

 

And the Long List is:

Beth Bernobich, Passion Play
Stevie Carroll, “The Monitors” (Echoes of Possibilities, edited by Aleksandr Volnov, Noble Romance Publishing 2010)
Roxane Gay, “Things I Know About Fairy Tales” (Necessary Fiction, May 13, 2009)
Frances Hardinge, Gullstruck Island
Julia Holmes, Meeks
Malinda Lo, Ash
Alissa Nutting, Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls
Helen Oyeyemi, White Is for Witching
Rachel Swirsky, “Eros, Philia, Agape” (this is a short story up at Tor's website)

 

So, thoughts? Have you read any of these? Are any on your TBR? Do you disagree with any of the selections, and if so, why? ;)

Date Posted: 3/21/2011 7:04 PM ET
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Of these, I've read one (The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms), one is on Mt. TBR (The Bone Palace) and I plan on picking up one more when it comes out in paperback (Who Fears Death). Looking at the descriptions, I suspect I'm going to try and track down at least the winner now too. . .

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