2018 Locus Poll Award

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Best SF Novel
1 The Collapsing Empire John Scalzi
2 Provenance Ann Leckie
3 New York 2140 Kim Stanley Robinson
4 Raven Stratagem Yoon Ha Lee
5 The Stars Are Legion Kameron Hurley
6 Borne Jeff VanderMeer
7 Persepolis Rising James S. A. Corey
8 Walkaway Cory Doctorow
9 Seven Surrenders Ada Palmer
10 Luna: Wolf Moon Ian McDonald
11 Null States Malka Older
12 Bannerless Carrie Vaughn
13 Tomorrow's Kin Nancy Kress
14 Empire Games Charles Stross
15 The Moon and the Other John Kessel
16 The Last Good Man Linda Nagata
17 The Rift Nina Allan
18 The Wrong Stars Tim Pratt
19 The Berlin Project Gregory Benford
20 Gnomon Nick Harkaway
21 Win Vera Nazarian
22 The Massacre of Mankind Stephen Baxter
23 Shattered Minds Laura Lam
24 Austral Paul McAuley
25 Six Wakes Mur Lafferty
26 Sourdough Robin Sloan
27 The Real-Town Murders Adam Roberts
28 Emergence Ken MacLeod
Best Fantasy Novel
1 The Stone Sky N. K. Jemisin
2 The Stone in the Skull Elizabeth Bear
3 Spoonbenders Daryl Gregory
4 The House of Binding Thorns Aliette de Bodard
5 The Delirium Brief Charles Stross
6 Jade City Fonda Lee
7 Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr John Crowley
8 The Ruin of Angels Max Gladstone
9 City of Miracles Robert Jackson Bennett
10 Horizon Fran Wilde
11 An Unkindness of Magicians Kat Howard
12 The River Bank Kij Johnson
13 The Heart of What Was Lost Tad Williams
14 Creatures of Will and Temper Molly Tanzer
15 Quillifer Walter Jon Williams
16 The Beautiful Ones Silvia Moreno-Garcia
17 A Tyranny of Queens Foz Meadows
17 Exit West Mohsin Hamid
19 Corpselight Angela Slatter
20 Blackthorne Stina Leicht
Best Horror Novel
1 The Changeling Victor LaValle
2 Food of the Gods Cassandra Khaw
3 Mormama Kit Reed
4 Behind Her Eyes Sarah Pinborough
5 Red Snow Ian R. MacLeod
6 The Night Ocean Paul LaFarge
7 Ubo Steve Rasnic Tem
8 Universal Harvester John Darnielle
9 After the End of the World Jonathan L. Howard
10 Ill Will Dan Chaon
11 The Dark Net Benjamin Percy
12 Fever Dream (translation of Distancia de rescate) Samanta Schweblin
13 Under a Watchful Eye Adam Nevill
14 The Grip of It Jac Jemc
Best First Novel
1 The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter Theodora Goss
2 Autonomous Annalee Newitz
3 The Bear and the Nightingale Katherine Arden
4 Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders
5 The City of Brass S. A. Chakraborty
6 Winter Tide Ruthanna Emrys
7 Amberlough Lara Elena Donnelly
8 An Unkindness of Ghosts Rivers Solomon
9 The Art of Starving Sam J. Miller
10 Amatka (translation of Amatka) Karin Tidbeck
11 The Tiger's Daughter K Arsenault Rivera
12 The Prey of Gods Nicky Drayden
13 Dreadnought April Daniels
14 Lotus Blue Cat Sparks
15 An Excess Male Maggie Shen King
16 Tropic of Kansas Christopher Brown (I)
17 Weave a Circle Round Kari Maaren
18 The Guns Above Robyn Bennis
19 All Our Wrong Todays Elan Mastai
20 Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Julie C. Dao
21 Barbary Station R. E. Stearns
22 An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors Curtis Craddock
23 Wintersong S. Jae-Jones
Best Novella
1 All Systems Red Martha Wells
2 Binti: Home Nnedi Okorafor
3 Down Among the Sticks and Bones Seanan McGuire
4 Passing Strange Ellen Klages
5 River of Teeth Sarah Gailey
6 The Black Tides of Heaven JY Yang
7 And Then There Were (N – One) Sarah Pinsker
8 In Calabria Peter S. Beagle
9 The Red Threads of Fortune JY Yang
10 Agents of Dreamland Caitlín R. Kiernan
11 Acadie Dave Hutchinson
12 The Twilight Pariah Jeffrey Ford
13 Mightier Than the Sword Tom Holt
14 Mapping the Interior Stephen Graham Jones
15 A Song for Quiet Cassandra Khaw
16 The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion Margaret Killjoy
17 Prime Meridian Silvia Moreno-Garcia
18 Fallow Sofia Samatar
19 The Process Is a Process All Its Own Peter Straub
20 Proof of Concept Gwyneth Jones
21 The Border State Christopher Rowe
22 The Martian Job Jaine Fenn
23 Lost in the Dark John Langan
24 The Adventure of the Incognita Countess Cynthia Ward
Best Novelette
1 The Hermit of Houston Samuel R. Delany
2 Children of Thorns, Children of Water Aliette de Bodard
3 Extracurricular Activities Yoon Ha Lee
4 The Worshipful Society of Glovers Mary Robinette Kowal
5 Wind Will Rove Sarah Pinsker
6 The Lamentation of Their Women Kai Ashante Wilson
7 Come See the Living Dryad Theodora Goss
8 Waiting on a Bright Moon JY Yang
9 The Hidden Girl Ken Liu
10 The Mathematical Inevitability of Corvids Seanan McGuire
11 Uncanny Valley Greg Egan
12 Crispin's Model Max Gladstone
13 A Human Stain Kelly Robson
14 Night Passage Alastair Reynolds
15 A Temporary Embarrassment in Spacetime Charlie Jane Anders
16 The Secret Life of Bots Suzanne Palmer
17 "I Am a Handsome Man," said Apollo Crow Kate Elliott
18 The Discrete Charm of the Turing Machine Greg Egan
19 A Series of Steaks Vina Jie-Min Prasad
20 The Mocking Tower Daniel Abraham
21 The Resident Carmen Maria Machado
22 Angel of the Blockade Alex Wells
23 The Chameleon's Gloves Yoon Ha Lee
24 The Moon Is Not a Battlefield Indrapramit Das
25 The Smoke of Gold Is Glory Scott Lynch
26 ZeroS Peter Watts
27 The Thule Stowaway Maria Dahvana Headley
28 We Who Live in the Heart Kelly Robson
29 Waterfalling Lavie Tidhar
30 Mercury Priya Sharma
31 My English Name R. S. Benedict
32 Rain Ship (translation of
雨船?Yǔ chuán
Yu chuan
Chi Hui
Best Short Story
1 The Martian Obelisk Linda Nagata
2 Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™ Rebecca Roanhorse
3 Zen and the Art of Starship Maintenance Tobias S. Buckell
4 Don't Press Charges and I Won't Sue Charlie Jane Anders
5 Fandom for Robots Vina Jie-Min Prasad
6 Starlight Express Michael Swanwick
7 Persephone of the Crows Karen Joy Fowler
8 Dear Sarah Nancy Kress
9 Fire. Elizabeth Hand
10 Carnival Nine Caroline M. Yoachim
11 With Graveyard Weeds and Wolfsbane Seeds Seanan McGuire
12 These Deathless Bones Cassandra Khaw
13 The Scholast in the Low Waters Kingdom Max Gladstone
14 Sidewalks Maureen McHugh
15 Queen of Dirt Nisi Shawl
16 This Is Our Town John Crowley
17 Run, Rabbit Angela Slatter
18 Worrity, Worrity Andy Duncan
19 Witch Hazel Jeffrey Ford
20 Shoggoths in Traffic Tobias S. Buckell
21 The Old Dispensation Lavie Tidhar
22 The White-Throated Transmigrant E. Lily Yu
23 Mines Eleanor Arnason
24 Waiting Out the End of the World in Patty's Place Cafe Naomi Kritzer
25 I Have Been Drowned in Rain Carrie Vaughn
26 Graverobbing Negress Seeks Employment Eden Royce
27 Probably Still the Chosen One Kelly Barnhill
28 Nine-Tenths of the Law Molly Tanzer
29 Paradox Naomi Kritzer
30 Though She Be But Little C. S. E. Cooney
31 The Fortune of Sparrows Usman T. Malik
32 An Evening with Severyn Grimes Rich Larson
33 The Worldless Indrapramit Das
34 Conversations with an Armory Garth Nix
35 Bodies Stacked Like Firewood Sam J. Miller
36 The Whalebone Parrot Darcie Little Badger
Best Collection
1 The Hainish Novels & Stories Ursula K. Le Guin
2 Norse Mythology Neil Gaiman
3 Six Months, Three Days, Five Others Charlie Jane Anders
4 Her Body and Other Parties Carmen Maria Machado
5 The Refrigerator Monologues Catherynne M. Valente
6 The Overneath Peter S. Beagle
7 Cat Pictures Please and Other Stories Naomi Kritzer
8 Strange Weather Joe Hill
9 Tender Sofia Samatar
10 Wicked Wonders Ellen Klages
11 The Emerald Circus Jane Yolen
12 Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers Tim Powers
13 Fire. plus "The Saffron Gatherers" and "Beyond Belief: On Becoming a Writer" and "Flying Squirrels in the Rafters" Outspoken Interview and much more Elizabeth Hand
14 Tanith by Choice: The Best of Tanith Lee Tanith Lee
15 Dear Sweet Filthy World Caitlín R. Kiernan
16 Telling the Map Christopher Rowe
17 So You Want to Be a Robot A. Merc Rustad
18 You Should Come with Me Now M. John Harrison
19 Totalitopia plus "This Is Our Town" and "Everything That Rises" and "Paul Park's Hidden Worlds" and "I Did Crash a Few Parties" Outspoken Interview and Much More John Crowley
20 The Man with the Speckled Eyes R. A. Lafferty
21 Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales Angela Slatter
22 The Unorthodox Dr. Draper and Other Stories William Browning Spencer
23 Concentration Jack Dann
24 What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky Lesley Nneka Arimah
Best Anthology
1 The Book of Swords Gardner Dozois
2 Infinity Wars Jonathan Strahan
3 The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories Jared Shurin and Mahvesh Murad
4 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection Gardner Dozois
5 Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales Ellen Datlow
6 Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction Bogi Takács
7 Cosmic Powers John Joseph Adams
8 Bookburners Max Gladstone and Margaret Dunlap and Mur Lafferty and Brian Francis Slattery
9 The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Eleven Jonathan Strahan
10 The Best of Subterranean William Schafer
11 Galactic Empires Neil Clarke
12 The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017 Paula Guran
13 The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2017 Rich Horton
14 Extrasolar Nick Gevers
15 Infinite Stars Bryan Thomas Schmidt
16 Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World David Brin and Stephen W. Potts
17 The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 2 Neil Clarke
Shadows and Tall Trees 7?Shadows & Tall Trees 7
Michael Kelly
19 Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures Ed Finn and Joey Eschrich and Juliet Ulman
Best Non-Fiction
1 Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler Alexandra Pierce and Mimi Mondal
2 Sleeping with Monsters: Readings and Reactions in Science Fiction and Fantasy Liz Bourke
3 Don't Live For Your Obituary John Scalzi
4 Iain M. Banks Paul Kincaid
5 In Search of Silence: Volume I, 1957-1969 Samuel R. Delany
6 Star-Begotten: A Life Lived in Science Fiction James Gunn
7 A Lit Fuse: The Provocative Life of Harlan Ellison Nat Segaloff
8 J. G. Ballard D. Harlan Wilson
9 The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography Edmund Gordon
10 Not So Good a Gay Man Frank M. Robinson
11 Saving the World Through Science Fiction: James Gunn, Writer, Teacher and Scholar Michael R. Page
12 Science Fiction and the Moral Imagination: Visions, Minds, Ethics Russell Blackford
13 Science Fiction Criticism: An Anthology of Essential Writings Rob Latham
14 Weinberg Tales Robert Weinberg and Doug Ellis and Robert T. Garcia and Phyllis Weinberg
Best Art Book
1 The Art of the Pulps: An Illustrated History Douglas Ellis and Ed Hulse and Robert Weinberg
2 Spectrum 24: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art John Fleskes
3 Terry Pratchett's Discworld Imaginarium Paul Kidby
4 Above the Timberline Gregory Manchess
5 Goblin Market Omar Rayyan
6 Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki Kevin Crossley-Holland
7 The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist Syd Mead and Craig Hodgetts
8 Line of Beauty: The Art of Wendy Pini Richard Pini and Wendy Pini
9 The Art of Magic: The Gathering - Kaladesh James Wyatt
10 Celtic Faeries: The Secret Kingdom Jean-Baptiste Monge
11 Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Armand Baltazar
12 David Wiesner and the Art of Wordless Storytelling Eik Kahng and Ellen Keiter and Katherine Roeder and David Wiesner
Best Editor
1 ---- Ellen Datlow
2 ---- Gardner Dozois
3 ---- Jonathan Strahan
4 ---- John Joseph Adams
5 ---- Neil Clarke
6 ---- Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer
7 ---- Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
8 ---- Sheila Williams
9 ---- C. C. Finlay
10 ---- Navah Wolfe
11 ---- Liz Gorinsky
12 ---- Lee Harris
13 ---- Patrick Nielsen Hayden
14 ---- Gordon Van Gelder
15 ---- Devi Pillai
16 ---- Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link
17 ---- Justina ireland
18 ---- Miriam Weinberg
19 ---- Beth Meacham
20 ---- William Schafer
21 ---- Scott H. Andrews
22 ---- Paula Guran
23 ---- Betsy Wollheim
24 ---- Toni Weisskopf
25 ---- Teresa Nielsen Hayden
26 ---- Jacob Weisman
27 ---- Sheila E. Gilbert
28 ---- Joe Monti
29 ---- Trevor Quachri
30 ---- Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Best Artist
1 ---- Julie Dillon
2 ---- Galen Dara
3 ---- Michael Whelan
4 ---- Charles Vess
5 ---- John Picacio
6 ---- Victo Ngai
7 ---- Shaun Tan
8 ---- Gregory Manchess
9 ---- Kinuko Y. Craft
10 ---- Bob Eggleton
11 ---- Phil Foglio
12 ---- Yuko Shimizu
13 ---- Paul Kidby
14 ---- Sana Takeda
15 ---- Tran Nguyen
16 ---- Stephanie Pui-Mun Law
17 ---- Jeffrey Alan Love
18 ---- Stephan Martiniere
19 ---- Donato Giancola
20 ---- Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon
21 ---- Rovina Cai
22 ---- Jim Burns
23 ---- Thomas Canty
24 ---- Todd Lockwood
Best Magazine
1 Tor.com - 2017 Ellen Datlow
1 Tor.com - 2017 Carl Engle-Laird
1 Tor.com - 2017 George R. R. Martin
1 Tor.com - 2017 Ann VanderMeer
1 Tor.com - 2017 Christopher Morgan (editor)
1 Tor.com - 2017 Marco Palmieri
1 Tor.com - 2017 Claire Eddy
1 Tor.com - 2017 Patrick Nielsen Hayden
1 Tor.com - 2017 Diana Pho
1 Tor.com - 2017 Cory Skerry
1 Tor.com - 2017 various
1 Tor.com - 2017 Ali Fisher
1 Tor.com - 2017 Jonathan Strahan
2 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction - 2017 Charles Coleman Finlay
3 Uncanny Magazine - 2017 Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
4 Asimov's Science Fiction - 2017 Sheila Williams
5 Clarkesworld Magazine - 2017 Neil Clarke
6 Lightspeed - 2017 John Joseph Adams
7 Strange Horizons - 2017 Jane Crowley and Kate Dollarhyde
7 Strange Horizons - 2017 Niall Harrison
8 Analog Science Fiction and Fact - 2017 Trevor Quachri
9 Beneath Ceaseless Skies - 2017 Scott H. Andrews
10 File 770
11 Fiyah Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction - 2017 Justina Ireland and Troy L. Wiggins
12 Interzone - 2017 Andy Cox
13 The Coode Street Podcast
14 Apex Magazine - 2017 Jason Sizemore
14 Apex Magazine, April 2017 Maurice Broaddus
14 Apex Magazine, August 2017 Amy H. Sturgis
15 Fireside Magazine - 2017 Brian J. White
15 Fireside Magazine - 2017 Julia Rios
16 Escape Pod - 2017 Norm Sherman
16 Escape Pod - 2017 S. B. Divya and Mur Lafferty
17 Ansible - 2017 David Langford
18 Writing Excuses
19 Black Gate
20 Cemetery Dance - 2017 Richard Chizmar
21 Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet - 2017 Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link
22 PodCastle - 2017 Jen R. Albert and Graeme Dunlop
22 PodCastle - 2017 Jen R. Albert and Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali
23 Shimmer - 2017 E. Catherine Tobler
24 The New York Review of Science Fiction - 2017 Kevin J. Maroney
25 Galactic Suburbia
26 Black Static - 2017 Andy Cox
27 Geek's Guide to the Galaxy
28 Nightmare Magazine - 2017 John Joseph Adams
29 Daily Science Fiction - 2017 Jonathan Laden and Michele Barasso
Best Publisher
1 Tor
2 Orbit
3 Subterranean
4 Saga
5 Angry Robot
6 Small Beer
8 Tachyon
9 Gollancz
10 Baen
11 PS
12 Harper
13 Solaris
14 Ballantine/Del Rey
15 Ace
16 Centipede
17 Penguin
19 Tor UK
20 Night Shade
21 Cemetery Dance
22 Twelfth Planet
23 St. Martin's
24 ChiZine
25 John Joseph Adams
26 Aqueduct
27 Farrar, Straus, Giroux
28 Random House
Best Young Adult Book
1 Akata Warrior Nnedi Okorafor
2 La Belle Sauvage Philip Pullman
3 Tool of War Paolo Bacigalupi
4 Chalk Paul Cornell
5 In Other Lands Sarah Rees Brennan
6 Buried Heart Kate Elliott
7 Shadowhouse Fall Daniel José Older
8 The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart Stephanie Burgis
9 A Skinful of Shadows Frances Hardinge
10 Frogkisser! Garth Nix
11 Want Cindy Pon
12 Jane, Unlimited Kristin Cashore
13 Before the Devil Breaks You Libba Bray
14 Win Vera Nazarian
15 The Ship Beyond Time Heidi Heilig
16 Ghosts of Greenglass House Kate Milford
17 One Dark Throne Kendare Blake
18 Sovereign April Daniels
19 Black Light Express Philip Reeve
20 The Silent Invasion James Bradley
21 Wild Beauty Anna-Marie McLemore
22 Now I Rise Kiersten White
23 The November Girl Lydia Kang
Community Building and Inclusivity
1 Clarion West

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