2016 Locus Poll Award

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Best SF Novel
1 Ancillary Mercy Ann Leckie
2 Seveneves Neal Stephenson
3 The Water Knife Paolo Bacigalupi
4 Aurora Kim Stanley Robinson
5 A Borrowed Man Gene Wolfe
6 Luna: New Moon Ian McDonald
7 Radiance Catherynne M. Valente
8 Nemesis Games James S. A. Corey
9 The End of All Things John Scalzi
10 The Dark Forest (translation of 黑暗森林?) Cixin Liu
11 Somewhither: Being the First Part of A Tale of the Unwithering Realm John C. Wright
12 Planetfall Emma Newman
13 The Book of Phoenix Nnedi Okorafor
14 Tracker C. J. Cherryh
15 Chasing the Phoenix Michael Swanwick
16 Dark Orbit Carolyn Ives Gilman
16 Galápagos Regained James Morrow
18 Going Dark Linda Nagata
19 Poseidon's Wake Alastair Reynolds
20 Persona Genevieve Valentine
21 Agent of the Imperium Marc Miller
21 Golden Son Pierce Brown
23 Europe at Midnight Dave Hutchinson
24 Red Rising Pierce Brown
25 Glorious Angels Justina Robson
26 The Thing Itself Adam Roberts
27 Weighing Shadows Lisa Goldstein
Best Fantasy Novel
1 Uprooted Naomi Novik
2 The Fifth Season N. K. Jemisin
3 Karen Memory Elizabeth Bear
4 The House of Shattered Wings Aliette de Bodard
5 Wylding Hall Elizabeth Hand
6 The Buried Giant Kazuo Ishiguro
7 The Philosopher Kings Jo Walton
8 The Annihilation Score Charles Stross
9 Son of the Black Sword Larry Correia
10 The Aeronaut's Windlass Jim Butcher
11 Foxglove Summer Ben Aaronovitch
12 Slade House David Mitchell
13 Finders Keepers Stephen King
14 Empire Ascendant Kameron Hurley
15 Archivist Wasp Nicole Kornher-Stace
16 Beneath London James P. Blaylock
17 A God in Ruins Kate Atkinson
18 Savages K. J. Parker
19 Killing Pretty Richard Kadrey
20 Pacific Fire Greg van Eekhout
21 The Liminal War Ayize Jama-Everett
22 A Net of Dawn and Bones C. Chancy
23 Nightwise R. S. Belcher
Best First Novel
1 The Grace of Kings Ken Liu
2 Sorcerer to the Crown Zen Cho
3 Signal to Noise Silvia Moreno-Garcia
4 The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps Kai Ashante Wilson
5 The Watchmaker of Filigree Street Natasha Pulley
6 The Traitor Baru Cormorant Seth Dickinson
7 Vermilion Molly Tanzer
8 Agent of the Imperium Marc Miller
9 Archangel Marguerite Reed
10 Last Song Before Night Ilana C. Myer
11 The Devourers Indra Das
12 The Weave Nancy Jane Moore
13 Updraft Fran Wilde
14 Abomination Gary Whitta
Best Novella
1 Slow Bullets Alastair Reynolds
2 Penric's Demon Lois McMaster Bujold
3 Binti Nnedi Okorafor
4 The Citadel of Weeping Pearls Aliette de Bodard
5 The Four Thousand, The Eight Hundred Greg Egan
6 The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn Usman T. Malik
7 Waters of Versailles Kelly Robson
8 Teaching the Dog to Read Jonathan Carroll
9 Gypsy Carter Scholz
10 The Bone Swans of Amandale C. S. E. Cooney
11 The New Mother Eugene Fischer
12 Inhuman Garbage Kristine Kathryn Rusch
13 The Vital Abyss James S. A. Corey
14 Fear of the Unknown and Self-Loathing in Hollywood Nick Cole
15 The Last Witness Tom Holt
16 Perfect State Brandon Sanderson
17 The Visible Filth Nathan Ballingrud
18 Johnny Rev Rachel Pollack
19 The Two Paupers C. S. E. Cooney
20 The Strangers Robert Aickman
Best Novelette
1 Black Dog Neil Gaiman
2 Folding Beijing (translation of 北京折叠?) Hao Jingfang
3 And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead Brooke Bolander
4 Another Word for World Ann Leckie
5 The Heart's Filthy Lesson Elizabeth Bear
6 Botanica Veneris: Thirteen Papercuts by Ida Countess Rathangan Ian McDonald
7 So Much Cooking Naomi Kritzer
8 Flashpoint: Titan Cheah Kai Wai
9 Jamaica Ginger Nalo Hopkinson and Nisi Shawl
10 Ruins Eleanor Arnason
11 Our Lady of the Open Road Sarah Pinsker
12 Machine Learning Nancy Kress
13 The Tumbledowns of Cleopatra Abyss David Brin
14 The Deepwater Bride Tamsyn Muir
15 The Long Goodnight of Violet Wild Catherynne M. Valente
16 Planet of Fear Paul McAuley
17 The Thyme Fiend Jeffrey Ford
18 Empty Robert Reed
18 What Price Humanity? David VanDyke
20 The Machine Starts Greg Bear
21 Fabulous Beasts Priya Sharma
22 Frost on Glass Ian R. MacLeod
23 Hyperspace Demons Jonathan Moeller
24 My Last Bringback John Barnes
25 Corpsemouth John Langan
26 Bannerless Carrie Vaughn
27 The Astrakhan, the Homburg, and the Red Red Coal Chaz Brenchley
28 Obits Stephen King
Best Short Story
1 Cat Pictures Please Naomi Kritzer
2 The Dowager of Bees China Miéville
3 Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers Alyssa Wong
4 Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight Aliette de Bodard
5 Madeleine Amal El-Mohtar
6 Seven Kill Tiger Charles W. Shao
7 Space Raptor Butt Invasion Chuck Tingle
8 The Falls: A Luna Story Ian McDonald
8 The Game of Smash and Recovery Kelly Link
10 City of Ash Paolo Bacigalupi
11 Rates of Change James S. A. Corey
12 Pocosin Ursula Vernon
13 If You Were an Award, My Love Juan Tabo and S. Harris (I)
14 In Blue Lily's Wake Aliette de Bodard
15 Hello, Hello Seanan McGuire
16 The Pyramid of Krakow Michael Swanwick
16 The Winter Wraith Jeffrey Ford
18 The Apartment Dweller's Bestiary Kij Johnson
19 A Murmuration Alastair Reynolds
20 Telling Stories to the Sky Eleanor Arnason
21 The Commuter Thomas A. Mays
22 Today I Am Paul Martin L. Shoemaker
23 The Empress in Her Glory Robert Reed
24 Hold-Time Violations John Chu
25 Asymmetrical Warfare S. R. Algernon
26 Little Sisters Vonda N. McIntyre
27 Wild Honey Paul McAuley
28 The Lily and the Horn Catherynne M. Valente
29 When Your Child Strays From God Sam J. Miller
30 Capitalism in the 22nd Century or A.I.r. Geoff Ryman
31 Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World Caroline M. Yoachim
32 Hairwork Gemma Files
33 Please Undo This Hurt Seth Dickinson
34 Dancy vs. the Pterosaur Caitlín R. Kiernan
35 Two-Year Man Kelly Robson
36 The Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill Kelly Robson
37 Calved Sam J. Miller
38 Consolation John Kessel
Best Collection
1 Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances Neil Gaiman
2 Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories China Miéville
3 The Best of Gregory Benford Gregory Benford
4 Dancing Through the Fire: A Collection of Stories in Five Moves Tanith Lee
5 The Best of Nancy Kress Nancy Kress
6 A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms George R. R. Martin
7 Get in Trouble Kelly Link
8 Collected Fiction Hannu Rajaniemi
9 I Am Crying All Inside and Other Stories Clifford D. Simak
10 Falling in Love with Hominids Nalo Hopkinson
11 Beneath an Oil-Dark Sea Caitlín R. Kiernan
12 Bone Swans C. S. E. Cooney
13 Grand Crusades: The Early Jack Vance, Volume Five Jack Vance
14 The Very Best of Kate Elliott Kate Elliott
15 Hidden Folk Eleanor Arnason
16 Ghost Summer Tananarive Due
17 Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow James Morrow
18 You Have Never Been Here: New and Selected Stories Mary Rickert
19 Xeelee: Endurance Stephen Baxter
20 Leena Krohn: Collected Fiction Leena Krohn
21 To Hold the Bridge Garth Nix
22 The Finest Ass in the Universe Anna Tambour
23 The End of the End of Everything Dale Bailey
Best Anthology
1 Old Venus Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin
2 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Second Annual Collection Gardner Dozois
3 Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany Bill Campbell (I) and Nisi Shawl
4 Hanzai Japan: Fantastical, Futuristic Stories of Crime From and About Japan Nick Mamatas and Masumi Washington
5 Meeting Infinity Jonathan Strahan
6 Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology Jeff VanderMeer and Ann VanderMeer
7 The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 Joe Hill
8 There Will Be War: Volume X Jerry Pournelle
9 The Doll Collection Ellen Datlow
10 The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year: Volume Nine Jonathan Strahan
11 She Walks in Shadows Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Paula R. Stiles
12 Future Visions: Original Science Fiction Inspired by Microsoft Jennifer Henshaw and Allison Linn
13 Twelve Tomorrows Bruce Sterling
14 Warrior Women Paula Guran
15 The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Seven Ellen Datlow
16 Operation Arcana John Joseph Adams
17 Wilde Stories 2015 Steve Berman
18 The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015 Rich Horton
19 The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2015 Paula Guran
20 Year's Best Weird Fiction, Volume Two Kathe Koja and Michael Kelly
21 Black Wings IV S. T. Joshi
22 The Anatomy of Curiosity Brenna Yovanoff and Tessa Gratton and Maggie Stiefvater
Best Non-Fiction
1 Letters to Tiptree Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein
2 The Culture Series of Iain M. Banks: A Critical Introduction Simone Caroti
3 Ray Bradbury David Seed
4 Lois McMaster Bujold Edward James
5 Frederik Pohl Michael R. Page
6 SJWs Always Lie: Taking Down the Thought Police Vox Day
7 Between Light and Shadow: An Exploration of the Fiction of Gene Wolfe, 1951 to 1986 Marc Aramini
8 Conversations with Michael Chabon Brannon Costello
9 Crosstalk: Interviews Conducted by David Langford David Langford
10 The Unique Legacy of Weird Tales: The Evolution of Modern Fantasy and Horror Jeffrey H. Shanks and Justin Everett
Best Art Book
1 Imagined Realms, Book 2: Earth and Sky Julie Dillon
2 Women of Wonder: Celebrating Women Creators of Fantastic Art Cathy Fenner
3 Edward Gorey: His Book Cover Art and Design Edward Gorey and Steven Heller
4 Spectrum 22: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art John Fleskes
5 The Fantasy Illustration Library, Volume One: Lands & Legends Michael C. Phifer and Malcolm R. Phifer
6 The Art of Horror: An Illustrated History Stephen Jones
7 The Book of Giants Petar Meseldžija?
8 White Cloud Worlds: Volume Three Paul Tobin (N. Z.)
9 Evolution: The Art of Rebecca Guay 1993-2014 Rebecca Guay
10 The Art of Stephen Hickman: Empyrean Stephen Hickman
11 Idyl / I'm Age Jeff Jones
12 Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-fi uncredited
13 Pareidolia: A Retrospective of Beloved and New Works by James Jean James Jean
14 Infected by Art: Volume Three Todd Spoor and Bill Cox
Best Editor
1 ---- David G. Hartwell
2 ---- Ellen Datlow
3 ---- John Joseph Adams
4 ---- Gardner Dozois
5 ---- Jonathan Strahan
6 ---- Toni Weisskopf
7 ---- Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer
8 ---- Neil Clarke
9 ---- Jerry Pournelle
10 ---- Sheila Williams
11 ---- Vox Day
12 ---- C. C. Finlay
13 ---- Lynne M. Thomas
14 ---- Liz Gorinsky
15 ---- Patrick Nielsen Hayden
16 ---- Mike Braff
17 ---- Gavin Grant and Kelly Link
18 ---- Jim Minz
19 ---- Gordon Van Gelder
20 ---- Beth Meacham
21 ---- Betsy Wollheim
22 ---- Paul Guran
23 ---- Ginjer Buchanan
24 ---- William Schafer
25 ---- Anne Groell
26 ---- Teresa Nielsen Hayden
27 ---- Stephen Jones
28 ---- Niall Harrison
Best Artist
1 ---- Michael Whelan
2 ---- Julie Dillon
3 ---- John Picacio
4 ---- Galen Dara
5 ---- Bob Eggleton
6 ---- Rowena Morrill
7 ---- Donato Giancola
8 ---- Shaun Tan
9 ---- Kinuko Y. Craft
10 ---- Stephan Martiniere
11 ---- Charles Vess
12 ---- Lars Braad Andersen
13 ---- Frank Wu
14 ---- Larry Elmore
15 ---- Julie Bell
16 ---- Jim Burns
17 ---- John Harris
18 ---- Michał Karcz?
19 ---- Boris Vallejo
20 ---- John Jude Palencar
21 ---- Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon
22 ---- Daniel Dos Santos
23 ---- Vincent Chong
24 ---- Todd Lockwood
25 ---- Thomas Canty
26 ---- Stephanie Pui-Mun Law
27 ---- Don Maitz
28 ---- Rebecca Guay
Best Magazine
1 Asimov's Science Fiction - 2015 Sheila Williams
2 Tor.com - 2015 Liz Gorinsky
2 Tor.com - 2015 Claire Eddy
2 Tor.com - 2015 Carl Engle-Laird
2 Tor.com - 2015 Patrick Nielsen Hayden
2 Tor.com - 2015 Connie Hsu
2 Tor.com - 2015 Janine O'Malley
2 Tor.com - 2015 Ann VanderMeer
2 Tor.com - 2015 Ellen Datlow
2 Tor.com - 2015 Diana Pho
2 Tor.com - 2015 Liz Szabla
2 Tor.com - 2015 David G. Hartwell
2 Tor.com - 2015 Holly West
2 Tor.com - 2015 Melissa Frain
2 Tor.com - 2015 Marco Palmieri
2 Tor.com - 2015 Katherine Jacobs
2 Tor.com - 2015 Beth Meacham
3 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction - 2015 Gordon Van Gelder
3 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction - 2015 Charles Coleman Finlay
4 Clarkesworld Magazine - 2015 Neil Clarke
5 File 770 - 2015 Mike Glyer
6 Lightspeed - 2015 John Joseph Adams
6 Lightspeed - 2015 Seanan McGuire
7 Analog Science Fiction and Fact - 2015 Trevor Quachri
8 Black Gate
9 Uncanny Magazine - 2015 Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
9 Uncanny Magazine - 2015 Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
10 Strange Horizons - 2015 Niall Harrison
11 Beneath Ceaseless Skies - 2015 Scott H. Andrews
12 Interzone - 2015 Andy Cox
13 SF Signal
14 Coode Street
15 Sci Phi Journal - 2015 Jason Rennie
16 Subterranean
17 Apex Magazine - 2015 Jason Sizemore
17 Apex Magazine - 2015 Jason Sizemore and Sigrid Ellis
18 Cemetery Dance - 2015 Richard Chizmar
19 The New York Review of Science Fiction - 2015 David G. Hartwell and Kevin J. Maroney
20 Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, #32, June 2015 Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant
20 Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, #33, July 2015 Michael J. DeLuca
21 Daily Science Fiction - 2015 Jonathan Laden and Michele Barasso
22 Abyss & Apex - 2015 Wendy S. Delmater
23 Ansible - 2015 David Langford
24 Nightmare Magazine - 2015 John Joseph Adams
24 Nightmare Magazine, October 2015 Wendy N. Wagner
25 Shimmer - 2015 E. Catherine Tobler
26 Galactic Suburbia
27 Weird Tales
Best Publisher/Imprint
1 ---- Tor
2 ---- Orbit
3 ---- Baen (publisher)
4 ---- Subterranean
5 ---- Gollancz
6 ---- Ballantine
7 ---- Angry Robot
8 ---- Castalia House
9 ---- DAW (publisher)
10 ---- Small Beer
11 ---- Tachyon
12 ---- Ace
13 ---- PS
14 ---- Solaris
15 ---- Harper (publisher)
16 ---- Night Shade
17 ---- ChiZine
18 ---- Roc
19 ---- Aqueduct
20 ---- Centipede
21 ---- Lethe
22 ---- Pyr
23 ---- Simon & Schuster
24 ---- Twelfth Planet
Best Young Adult Book
1 The Shepherd's Crown Terry Pratchett
2 Half a War Joe Abercrombie
3 Half the World Joe Abercrombie
4 Shadowshaper Daniel José Older
5 Harrison Squared Daryl Gregory
6 Nimona Noelle Stevenson
7 The Darkest Part of the Forest Holly Black
8 Six of Crows Leigh Bardugo
9 The Lie Tree Frances Hardinge
10 Zeroes Scott Westerfeld and Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti
11 Wonders of the Invisible World Christopher Barzak
12 Magonia Maria Dahvana Headley
13 Railhead Philip Reeve
14 Bone Gap Laura Ruby
15 The Deep Woods Tim Pratt
16 Hollowgirl (variant of Fall) Sean Williams
17 Carry On Rainbow Rowell
18 Lair of Dreams Libba Bray
19 The Walls Around Us Nova Ren Suma

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