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LoneStarCon2 · The 55th World Science Fiction Convention · Sunday, August 31, 1997

More Awards

Issue Six

Sunday Comics

Comic Strip by Sherlock

ST-AN by Joe Mayhew

Murphy Robinson, Q.I. by Kurt Erichsen

Program Changes -- Sunday

More Awards: Golden Duck and Sidewise

Talking Like a Trufan


Roy Tackett Roast


1997 Golden Duck Winners

The awards, for best books in children's science fiction, are being given to:

Picture Book Award, Awarded to Illustrator:
Grandpa Takes Me to the Moon, written by Timothy R. Gaffney, Illustrated by Barry Root; Tambourine Books

Middle Grades Award:
The Message, by K. A. Applegate; Scholastic

Hal Clement Young Adult Award:
Wildside, by Steven Gould; Tor, a Tom Doherty Book

Sidewise Award for Alternate History

Evelyn C. Leeper

Long Form Alternate History (best novel or series): Stephen Baxter, Voyage (HarperPrism)

Short Form Alternate History (best work under 60,000 words): Walter Jon Williams, "Foreign Devils" (War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches; Asimov's, January 1996)

Honorable Mentions:

Long Form: Orson Scott Card, Pastwatch (Tor); Harry Harrison, The Hammer and the Cross Trilogy: The Hammer and the Cross, One King's Way, King and Emperor (Tor); Harry Turtledove, The Worldwar Series: Worldwar: In the Balance, Worldwar: Tilting the Balance, Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance, Worldwar: Striking the Balance (Del Rey, Hodder & Stoughton)

Short Form: William Barton, "Age of Aquarius," Asimov's, May 1996; John Kessel, "The Miracle of Ivar Avenue," Intersections (Tor), Asimov's, September 1996; Kim Newman & Eugene Byrne, "Abdication Street," Interzone 105; Mark W. Tiedeman, "Resurrection," War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches (Bantam Spectra)

Nominations for next year are open until March 31, 1998. The jury is Moshe Feder, Evelyn Leeper, Robert Schmunk and Steven Silver. Address questions regarding the Awards to

Steven H Silver
3084 Antelope Springs Road, Northbrook, IL 60062-3343
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