01-18-2010, 12:47 PM

For any BCS readers are interested in making nominations for the 2010 Hugo Awards, here are the details on how to nominate and a list of the Hugo categories that the stories in BCS fall under.

Are You Eligible to Nominate?

To be eligible to make nominations, you must be either have purchased a membership to the 2010 Worldcon, AussieCon4, Anticipation, before Jan. 31, 2010, or you must have been a member of the 2009 Worldcon, Anticipation.

Deadline to Nominate:
You must have your nominations in before March 13, 2010.

How to Nominate:
AussieCon’s webpage Hugo Nominations has a PDF nomination form you can fill out and mail in. They also have an online nomination form.

What BCS Stories are Eligible:
Everything published in the year 2009, which is BCS Issue #7 through Issue #33, inclusive.

Here is a brief list of some of our best-reviewed stories of the last year, including which Hugo category they fit in (Best Novella, Novelette, or Short Story). For a list of all eligible BCS stories and their Hugo categories, see this Hugo post in our Forums.

Best Novelette category:
Matthew David Surridge, Kreisler’s Automata
K.D. Wentworth, The Orangery
Sarah L. Edwards, The Tinyman and Caroline
Holly Phillips, Thieves of Silence
Jonathan Wood, The Mathematics of Faith

Best Novella category:
Michael Anthony Ashley, To Kiss the Granite Choir

Best Short Story category:
Margaret Ronald, Dragon’s-Eyes
Tony Pi, Silk and Shadow
Grace Seybold, Unrest
Marie Brennan, Driftwood
Richard Parks, The Mansion of Bones
Aliette de Bodard, Blighted Heart
Christopher Green, Father’s Kill
Yoon Ha Lee, The Pirate Captain’s Daughter
Rachel Swirsky, Great, Golden Wings

Best Semipro Zine:
Beneath Ceaseless Skies

For more information on the Hugo categories, you can read the official guidelines on the Hugo Awards website.

Thanks very much for your support of Beneath Ceaseless Skies!

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