2011 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award Winner

Friday, 08 July 2011 19:50 Dave Truesdale
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2011 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award Winner for Best Short Fiction of the Year

The 2011 Theodore Sturgeon Award for Best Short Fiction of the Year was awarded July 8, 2011 to Geoffrey A. Landis for his story “The Sultan of the Clouds”(Asimov’s, 9/10). The award was presented following the combined Campbell/Sturgeon Awards banquet held at the University of Kansas-Lawrence, Kansas. We congratulate Geoffrey A. Landis for his rousing, good old-fashioned SF story and award, as well as the other nominees, listed below.

“Mammoths of the Great Plains” by Eleanor Arnason (Mammoths of the Great Plains)
“Under the Moons of Venus” by Damien Broderick (Subterranean, Spring 2010)
“The Maiden Flight of McAuley’s Bellerophon“ by Elizabeth Hand (Stories)
“Flower, Mercy, Needle, Chain” by Yoon Ha Lee (Lightspeed, 9/10)
“Ghosts Doing the Orange Dance” by Paul Park (F&SF, 1-2/10)
“Dead Man’s Run” by Robert Reed (F&SF, 11-12/10)
“Troika” by Alastair Reynolds (Godlike Machines)
“A Letter from the Emperor” by Steve Rasnic Tem (Asimov’s, 1/10)
“The Night Train” by Lavie Tidhar, (Strange Horizons, 6/14/10)
“The Things” by Peter Watts (Clarkesworld, 1/10)