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2024 Locus Poll Award

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Best SF Novel
1 System Collapse Martha Wells
2 Starter Villain John Scalzi
3 Translation State Ann Leckie
4 The Terraformers Annalee Newitz
5 The Road to Roswell Connie Willis
6 Lords of Uncreation Adrian Tchaikovsky
7
tie
A Fire Born of Exile Aliette de Bodard
7
tie
The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport Samit Basu
9 Furious Heaven Kate Elliott
10 Red Team Blues Cory Doctorow
11 Descendant Machine Gareth L. Powell
12 Hopeland Ian McDonald
13 Infinity Gate M. R. Carey
14 The Circumference of the World Lavie Tidhar
15 Him Geoff Ryman
16 A Stranger in the Citadel Tobias S. Buckell
17 The Blue, Beautiful World Karen Lord
18 Titanium Noir Nick Harkaway
19 Cahokia Jazz Francis Spufford
20 Scale Greg Egan
21 Bridge Lauren Beukes
22 Where Peace Is Lost Valerie Valdes
23 Some Desperate Glory Emily Tesh
24 Conquest Nina Allan
25 Airside Christopher Priest
26 Biography of X Catherine Lacey
27 Prophet
Sin Blaché?Sin Blache
and Helen Macdonald
28 In Ascension Martin MacInnes
29 Creation Node Stephen Baxter
Best Fantasy Novel
1 Witch King Martha Wells
2 Paladin's Faith T. Kingfisher
3 The Water Outlaws S. L. Huang
4 He Who Drowned the World Shelley Parker-Chan
5 To Shape a Dragon's Breath Moniquill Blackgoose
6 Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries Heather Fawcett
7 City of Last Chances Adrian Tchaikovsky
8 My Brother's Keeper Tim Powers
9 The Keeper's Six Kate Elliott
10 Dead Country Max Gladstone
11 House of Open Wounds Adrian Tchaikovsky
12 Dragonfall L. R. Lam
13 We Are the Crisis Cadwell Turnbull
14 Mr. Breakfast Jonathan Carroll
15 Blade of Dream Daniel Abraham
16 Salt on the Midnight Fire Liz Williams
17 The Art of Destiny Wesley Chu
18 The Pomegranate Gate Ariel Kaplan
19 Mad Sisters of Es Tashan Mehta
20 The Warden Daniel M. Ford
21 I Am Homeless If This Is Not My Home Lorrie Moore
22 The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi S. A. Chakraborty
23 The Saint of Bright Doors Vajra Chandrasekera
24 After the Forest Kell Woods
Best Horror Novel
1 A House with Good Bones T. Kingfisher
2 Silver Nitrate Silvia Moreno-Garcia
3 Starling House Alix E. Harrow
4 The Reformatory Tananarive Due
5 Don't Fear the Reaper Stephen Graham Jones
6 Lone Women Victor LaValle
7 How to Sell a Haunted House Grady Hendrix
8 Vampires of El Norte
Isabel Cańas?Isabel Canas
9 A Haunting on the Hill Elizabeth Hand
10 Black River Orchard Chuck Wendig
11 Mothtown Caroline Hardaker
Best First Novel
1 The Saint of Bright Doors Vajra Chandrasekera
2 Some Desperate Glory Emily Tesh
3 Shigidi and the Brass Head of Obalufon Wole Talabi
4 Chain-Gang All-Stars Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
5 Godkiller Hannah Kaner
6 Ink Blood Sister Scribe
Emma Törzs?Emma Toerzs
7 The Strange Nathan Ballingrud
8 Threads That Bind Kika Hatzopoulou
9 These Burning Stars Bethany Jacobs
10 The Marigold Andrew F. Sullivan
11 The Splinter in the Sky Kemi Ashing-Giwa
12 The Deep Sky Yume Kitasei
13 Cicadas Sing of Summer Graves Quinn Connor
14 Dazzling Chikodili Emelumadu
15 Flux Jinwoo Chong
16 Blood Debts Terry J. Benton-Walker
17 That Self-Same Metal Brittany N. Williams
18 A Market of Dreams and Destiny Trip Galey
19 The Thing in the Snow Sean Adams
20 The Legend of Charlie Fish Josh Rountree
21 Shark Heart Emily Habeck
22 Extended Stay Juan Martínez
23 Dry Land B. Pladek
Best Young Adult Book
1 Promises Stronger Than Darkness Charlie Jane Anders
2 The Sinister Booksellers of Bath Garth Nix
3 The Library of Broken Worlds Alaya Dawn Johnson
4 The Siren, the Song, and the Spy Maggie Tokuda-Hall
5 The Spirit Bares Its Teeth Andrew Joseph White
6 Damned If You Do Alex Brown (I)
7 Divine Rivals Rebecca Ross
8 The Making of Yolanda la Bruja Lorraine Avila
9 Into the Light Mark Oshiro
10 A Song of Salvation Alechia Dow
11 Spell Bound F. T. Lukens
12 Zhara S. Jae-Jones
13 Godly Heathens H. E. Edgmon
14 Where Echoes Die Courtney Gould
Best Novella
1 Thornhedge T. Kingfisher
2 The Mimicking of Known Successes Malka Older
3 Mammoths at the Gates Nghi Vo
4 The Salt Grows Heavy Cassandra Khaw
5 Rose/House Arkady Martine
6 The Crane Husband Kelly Barnhill
7 Linghun Ai Jiang
8 Lost in the Moment and Found Seanan McGuire
9 The Last Dragoners of Bowbazar Indra Das
10 The Lies of the Ajungo Moses Ose Utomi
11 To Sail Beyond the Botnet Suzanne Palmer
12 Green Fuse Burning Tiffany Morris
13 The Navigating Fox Christopher Rowe
15 Blade and Bone Paul McAuley
16 After Many a Summer Tim Powers
17 Feed Them Silence Lee Mandelo
18 The Ghosts of Mars Dominica Phetteplace
19 OKPsyche Anya Johanna DeNiro
20 Hybrid Heart Iori Kusano
21 Book of Gems Fran Wilde
22 Pluralities Avi Silver
23 The Tinker and the Timestream Carolyn Ives Gilman
24 The Many Different Kinds of Love David Jeffrey and Geoff Ryman
25 A Feast for Flies Leigh Harlen
Best Novelette
1 The Rainbow Bank Uchechukwu Nwaka
2 I Am AI Ai Jiang
3 The Year Without Sunshine Naomi Kritzer
4 John Hollowback and the Witch Amal El-Mohtar
5 Prince Hat Underground Kelly Link
6 What I Remember of Oresha Moon Dragon Devshrata
P. Djčlí Clark?P. Djeli Clark
7 On the Fox Roads Nghi Vo
8 One Man's Treasure Sarah Pinsker
9 At Every Door A Ghost Premee Mohamed
10 Six Versions of My Brother Found Under the Bridge Eugenia Triantafyllou
11 The Passing of the Dragon Ken Liu
12 Ivy, Angelica, Bay C. L. Polk
13 Science Facts! Sarah Pinsker
14 Planetstuck Sam J. Miller
15 Saturday's Song Wole Talabi
16 The Luck Thief Tade Thompson
17 The Witch Is Not the Monster Alaya Dawn Johnson
18 A Short Biography of a Conscious Chair (translation of Breve Biografia de Uma Cadeira Lúcida) Renan Bernardo
19 SuperMAX Daniel H. Wilson
20 Spell for Grief and Longing Eboni J. Dunbar
21 Contracting Iris Peter Watts
22 My Neighbor Mothman Cynthia Zhang
23 The Unpastured Sea Gregory Feeley
24 How To Travel Safely in Faerieland Vanessa Fogg
25 An Ode to Stardust R. P. Sand
26 Deep Blue Jump Dean Whitlock
Best Short Story
1 How to Raise a Kraken in Your Bathtub
P. Djčlí Clark?P. Djeli Clark
2 A Soul in the World Charlie Jane Anders
3 Those Hitchhiking Kids Darcie Little Badger
4 The Sound of Children Screaming Rachael K. Jones
5 Reckless Eyeballing N. K. Jemisin
6 Stones Nnedi Okorafor
7 The Mausoleum's Children Aliette de Bodard
8 There's a Door to the Land of the Dead in the Land of the Dead Sarah Pinsker
9 Window Boy Thomas Ha
10 Suppertime Tananarive Due
11 Day Ten Thousand Isabel J. Kim
12 Counting Casualties Yoon Ha Lee
13 All the Things I Know About Ghosts, By Ofelia, Age 10
Isabel Cańas?Isabel Canas
14 After the Animal Flesh Beings Brian Evenson
15 If Someone You Love Has Become a Vurdalak Sam J. Miller
16 Waystation City A. T. Greenblatt
17 The Big Glass Box and the Boys Inside Isabel J. Kim
18 The Dark House A. C. Wise
19
tie
An Infestation of Blue Wendy N. Wagner
19
tie
How to Stay Married to Baba Yaga S. M. Hallow
21 The Farmer's Wife and the Faerie Queen K. Tempest Bradford
22 Fandom for Witches Ruoxi Chen
23 Zeta-Epsilon Isabel J. Kim
24 Secondhand Music Aleksandra Hill
25 Miz Boudreaux's Last Ride Christopher Caldwell
26 The Sweet in the Empty Tade Thompson
27 Jamais Vue Tochi Onyebuchi
28 Homewrecker E. Catherine Tobler
29 Salt Water Eugenia Triantafyllou
30 Undog Eugenia Triantafyllou
31 Pinocchio Photography Angela Liu
32 Flower, Daughter, Soil, Seed Eugenia Triantafyllou
33 The Rain Remembers What the Sky Forgets Fran Wilde
34 A Name Is a Plea and a Prophecy Gabrielle Emem Harry
35 Brincando Charcos (Jumping Puddles) Ben Francisco
36 Kwong's Bath Angela Liu
37 Tantie Merle and the Farmhand 4200 R. S. A. Garcia
38 The River and the World Remade E. Lily Yu
39 Umeboshi Rebecca Nakaba
40 For However Long Thomas Ha
41
tie
Always Be Returning Eugenia Triantafyllou
41
tie
There Are Only Two Chairs, and the Skin Is Draped Over the Other Alexia Antoniou
43
tie
Ocasta Daniel H. Wilson
43
tie
What It Means to Be a Car James Patrick Kelly
45 Patsy Cline Sings Sweet Dreams to the Universe Beston Barnett
46 Origin Story Tochi Onyebuchi
Best Collection
1 White Cat, Black Dog Kelly Link
2 No One Will Come Back for Us and Other Stories Premee Mohamed
3 Lost Places Sarah Pinsker
4 Skin Thief Suzan Palumbo
5 The Wishing Pool and Other Stories Tananarive Due
6
Both volumes of The Essential Peter S. Beagle were nominated together for the 2024 Locus Best Collection. Award records have been created for both volumes as there is no way to tie a single award record to two title records.
Lila the Werewolf and Other Stories Peter S. Beagle
6
Both volumes of The Essential Peter S. Beagle were nominated together for the 2024 Locus Best Collection. Award records have been created for both volumes as there is no way to tie a single award record to two title records.
Oakland Dragon Blues and Other Stories Peter S. Beagle
7 The Best of Catherynne M. Valente: Volume One Catherynne M. Valente
8 Zen and the Art of Starship Maintenance and Other Stories Tobias S. Buckell
9 Jackal, Jackal Tobi Ogundiran
10 The Best of Michael Swanwick: Volume Two Michael Swanwick
11 Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz Garth Nix
12 Jewel Box E. Lily Yu
13 The Wolfe at the Door Gene Wolfe
14 The Collected Enchantments Theodora Goss
15 The Privilege of the Happy Ending Kij Johnson
16 Monstrous Alterations Christopher Barzak
17 The Voice That Murmurs in the Darkness James Tiptree, Jr.
18
tie
The Dead Man and Other Horror Stories Gene Wolfe
18
tie
You Are My Sunshine and Other Stories Octavia Cade
20
tie
The Way Home Peter S. Beagle
20
tie
Under My Skin K. J. Parker
22 H'ard Starts: The Early Waldrop Howard Waldrop
23 Ragged Maps Ian R. MacLeod
24 Where Rivers Go to Die Dilman Dila
25 The Wrong Girl & Other Warnings Angela Slatter
26 Uranians Theodore McCombs
Best Anthology
1 Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror John Joseph Adams and Jordan Peele
2 The Book of Witches Jonathan Strahan
3 The Year's Best African Speculative Fiction 2022 Eugen Bacon and Milton Davis and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki
4 Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology Shane Hawk and Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr.
5 New Suns 2: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color Nisi Shawl
6 The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 7 Neil Clarke
7
tie
Christmas and Other Horrors Ellen Datlow
7
tie
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2023 R. F. Kuang
9 The Best of World SF: Volume 3 Lavie Tidhar
10 Mothersound: The Sauútiverse Anthology Wole Talabi
11 Worlds of Possibility Julia Rios
12 Rosalind's Siblings
Bogi Takács?Bogi Takacs
13 The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror: Volume 4 Paula Guran
14 The Big Book of Cyberpunk Jared Shurin
15 Luminescent Machinations: Queer Tales of Monumental Invention Rhiannon Rasmussen and Dave Ring
16 Best of British Science Fiction 2022 Donna Scott
17 Communications Breakdown: SF Stories About the Future of Connection Jonathan Strahan
18 Life Beyond Us Susan Forest and Lucas K. Law and Julie Novakova
19 Nordic Visions: The Best of Nordic Speculative Fiction
Margrét Helgadóttir?Margret Helgadottir
20 The Year's Best Fantasy: Volume 2 Paula Guran
22 Infinite Constellations: An Anthology of Identity, Culture, and Speculative Conjunctions Khadijah Queen and Kiini Ibura Salaam
23 Multiverses: An Anthology of Alternate Realities Preston Grassmann
Best Magazine
1 Uncanny Magazine - 2023 Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
2 Clarkesworld (print issues) - 2023 Kate Baker and Neil Clarke and Sean Wallace
2 Clarkesworld (print issues) - 2023 Neil Clarke
3 Tor.com - 2023 Jonathan Strahan
3 Tor.com - 2023 Ellen Datlow
3 Tor.com - 2023 Lindsey Hall
3 Tor.com - 2023 Ann VanderMeer
3 Tor.com - 2023 Jen Gunnels
3 Tor.com - 2023 Liz Gorinsky
3 Tor.com - 2023 Aislyn Fredsall
3 Tor.com - 2023 Ruoxi Chen
3 Tor.com - 2023 Patrick Nielsen Hayden
3 Tor.com - 2023 uncredited
3 Tor.com - 2023 Kaleb Russell
4 Asimov's Science Fiction - 2023 Sheila Williams
5 Fiyah - 2023 DaVaun Sanders
5 Fiyah - 2023 Christian M. Ivey
6 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction - 2023
Sheree Renée Thomas?Sheree Renee Thomas
7 Strange Horizons - 2023 Gautam Bhatia
8
Khōréō - 2023?Khoreo - 2023
Aleksandra Hill
9 Analog Science Fiction and Fact - 2023 Trevor Quachri
10 Beneath Ceaseless Skies - 2023 Scott H. Andrews
11 Lightspeed - 2023 John Joseph Adams
12 Apex Magazine - 2023 Lesley Conner
12 Apex Magazine - 2023 Lesley Conner and Jason Sizemore
12 Apex Magazine - 2023 Iori Kusano
13 The Deadlands - 2023 E. Catherine Tobler
14 Nightmare Magazine - 2023 Wendy N. Wagner
15 File 770 Mike Glyer
16 Weird Horror - 2023 Michael Kelly
17 Interzone - 2023 Gareth Jelley
18 Escape Pod - 2023 Mur Lafferty and Valerie Valdes
19
tie
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet - 2023 Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link
19
tie
The Sunday Morning Transport - 2023 Julian Yap
21 The Dark - 2023 Sean Wallace
21 The Dark - 2023 Clara Madrigano and Sean Wallace
22 Weird Tales - 2023 Jonathan Maberry
23 Augur - 2023 Terese Mason Pierre and Avi Silver
24 Baffling Magazine - 2023 Kel Coleman and Dave Ring
24 Baffling Magazine - 2023 Craig Laurance Gidney and Dave Ring
25 Pseudopod - 2023 Shawn Garrett and Alex Hofelich
26 Coode Street
27 Bourbon Penn - 2023 Erik Secker
28 nerds of a feather
29 Fusion Fragment - 2023 Cavan Terrill
30 Dark Matter Magazine - 2023 Rob Carroll
Best Non-Fiction
1 Space Crone Ursula K. Le Guin
2 101 Horror Books to Read Before You're Murdered Sadie Hartmann
3 42: The Wildly Improbable Ideas of Douglas Adams Douglas Adams and Kevin Jon Davies
4 A Traveller in Time: The Critical Practice of Maureen Kincaid Speller Maureen Kincaid Speller
5 Ex Marginalia: Essays from the Edges of Speculative Fiction Chinelo Onwualu
6 Being Michael Swanwick Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
7 Wish I Was Here M. John Harrison
8 All These Worlds: Reviews & Essays Niall Harrison
9 The Fiction Writer's Guide to Alternate History: A Handbook on Craft, Art, and History Jack Dann
10 Owning the Unknown: A Science Fiction Writer Explores Atheism, Agnosticism, and the Idea of God Robert Charles Wilson
11 Spec Fic for Newbies: A Beginner's Guide to Writing Subgenres of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Tiffani Angus and Val Nolan
12 Follow Me: Religion in Fantasy and Science Fiction Francesca T. Barbini
13 Fear of Seeing: A Poetics of Chinese Science Fiction Mingwei Song
14 An Introduction to Fantasy Matthew Sangster
15 Imagining the Celtic Past in Modern Fantasy Dimitra Fimi and Alistair J. P. Sims
16 Realms of Imagination: Essays from the Wide Worlds of Fantasy Tanya Kirk and Matthew Sangster
Best Art Book
1 The Culture: The Drawings Iain M. Banks
2 Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures Kinshasha Holman Conwill and Kevin M. Strait
3 The Fantastic Worlds of Frank Frazetta Frank Frazetta and Dan Nadel and Zak Smith
4
Comic/graphics novel
Home to Stay! The Complete Ray Bradbury EC Stories, Ray Bradbury Al Feldstein and Jack Davis and Frank Frazetta and Al Williamson and Wallace Wood
5 Worlds Beyond Time: Sci-Fi Art of the 1970s Adam Rowe
6 Spectrum Fantastic Art Quarterly, Volume 3 Arnie Fenner and Cathy Fenner
7
Graphics novel
Voyaging, Volume One: The Plague Star George R. R. Martin and Raya Golden
8 The Pen and Ink Drawings of Tony Diterlizzi Tony DiTerlizzi
9 Thalamus: The Art of Dave McKean Dave McKean
10
Graphic novel
The Last Count of Monte Cristo Ayize Jama-Everett and Tristan Roach
11 Local Fauna: The Art of Peter de Sčve
Peter de Sčve?Peter de Seve
Best Editor
1 ---- Neil Clarke
2 ---- Ellen Datlow
3 ---- Jonathan Strahan
4 ---- Ekpeki Oghenechovwe Donald
5 ---- Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
6 ----
Sheree Renée Thomas?Sheree Renee Thomas
7 ---- Arley Sorg and Christie Yant
8 ---- Sheila Williams
9 ---- Ann VanderMeer
10 ---- E. Catherine Tobler
11 ---- R. F. Kuang
12 ---- John Joseph Adams
13
tie
----
Bogi Takács?Bogi Takacs
13
tie
---- Wole Talabi
15 ---- Julia Rios
16 ---- Wendy N. Wagner
17 ---- Dave Ring
18 ---- Nisi Shawl
19 ---- Silvia Moreno-Garcia
20 ---- Gavin Grant and Kelly Link
21 ---- Aleksandra Hill and Zhui Ning Chang
22 ---- Shane Hawk and Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr.
23 ---- Lavie Tidhar
24 ---- Michael Kelly
25 ---- Jason Sizemore and Lesley Conner
26
tie
---- Lee Harris
26
tie
---- Scott H. Andrews
28 ---- Diana Pho
29
tie
---- Bill Campbell (I)
29
tie
---- Fran Wilde and Julian Yap
31
tie
---- Paula Guran
31
tie
---- S. B. Divya and Mur Lafferty
33 ---- Betsy Wollheim
34 ---- Trevor Quachri
35 ---- Eugen Bacon
Best Publisher/Imprint
1 Tor
2 Tordotcom
3 Subterranean Press
4 Orbit
5 Small Beer Press
6 Neon Hemlock
7 Gollancz
8 DAW
9 Tachyon
10 Angry Robot
11 Del Rey
12 Titan
13 Erewhon
14 Baen
15 Saga
16 Nightfire
17 Stelliform
18 Solaris
19 Penguin
20 Harper Voyager
21 PS Publishing
22 Apex Publications
23 Cemetery Dance
24 Flame Tree Press
25 Ace
26 Tor UK
Best Artist
1 ---- John Picacio
2 ---- Charles Vess
3 ---- Rovina Cai
4 ---- Michael Whelan
5 ---- Bob Eggleton
6 ---- Brom
7 ---- Julie Dillon
8 ---- Kinuko Y. Craft
9 ---- Alyssa Winans
10
tie
---- Abigail Larson
10
tie
---- Galen Dara
12 ---- Shaun Tan

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