The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History

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The judges for the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History are pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Sidewise Awards. The presentation of the awards was made August 6, 2010, in Raleigh, N.C., at ReConStruction, the 10th Occasional North American Science Fiction Convention.

Winner for 2009 Best
Short-Form Alternate History

Alastair Reynolds. "The Fixation"
In The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume Three
(ed. George Mann), Solaris 2009

Reynolds

Other Finalists for 2009 Best
Short-Form Alternate History

Paul Di Filippo. "Yes, We Have No Bananas"
In Eclipse Three: New Science Fiction and Fantasy
(ed. Jonathan Strahan), Night Shade 2009

Chris Roberson. "Edison's Frankenstein"
In Postscripts #20/21 (December 2009).
(Also available on the author's website)

Bruce Sterling. "Black Swan"
In Interzone #221 (March/April 2009)

Sarah Zettel. "The Persistence of Souls"
In The Shadow Conspiracy
(eds. Phyllis Irene Radford and Laura Anne Gilman),
Book View Press 2009
(Also available at Book View Cafe)

Winner for 2009 Best
Long-Form Alternate History

Robert Conroy. 1942: A Novel
Ballantine 2009.

Conroy

(Note: There were no other finalists in the Long-Form category this year.)

The Sidewise judges are currently reading for the 2010 awards, which will be presented August 2011 in Reno, Nev., at Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention.

Please address all inquiries and correspondence to the awards secretary, Steven Silver.

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