Jade War is a finalist for Best Novel in the 2020 Aurora Awards, celebrating the best of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy. I’m honored by my fifth Aurora Awards nomination! The awards ceremony will be held online on August 15, 2020. See the full ballot.
The Science Fiction Fan Groups’ Association of Nippon (SFFAN) has announced the finalists for the 2020 Seiun Awards (the Japanese equivalent of the Hugo Awards), honoring the best original and translated works published last year in Japan.
I’m delighted that Jade City is a finalist for Best Translated Novel. This is my first award nomination for a translated edition of my work. My thanks to translator Mayumi Ohtani, to my Japanese publisher, Hayakawa, and to Japanese readers.
Read more about the Seiun Awards and see the full ballot of nominees in this Locus article.
I’m honored that my short story, “I [28M] Created a Deepfake Girlfriend and Now My Parents Think We’re Getting Married,” first published in the MIT Tech Review, will be included in The Year’s Best Science Fiction from Saga Press, edited by Jonathan Strahan and releasing September 8, 2020.
The anthology will also feature short fiction from Ted Chiang, NK Jemisin, Ken Liu, Caroline Yoachim, Charlie Jane Anders, Elizabeth Bear, Tobias S. Buckell, Malka Older, Fran Wilde, Indrapramit Das, Suzanne Palmer, Rich Larson, Alec Nevala-Lee, SL Huang, E. Lily Yu, Saleem Haddad, Karen Tidbeck, Han Song, Anil Menon, Tegan Moore, Suyi Davis Okungobowa, Vandana Singh, Greg Egan, Chinelo Onwualu.
I’m delighted that both of my 2019 publications, my novel Jade War and my short story, “I [28M] Created a Deepfake Girlfriend And Now My Parents Think We’re Getting Married” are on the 2019 Locus Recommended Reading List along with dozens of other excellent works.
I have a new short story published in the MIT Technology Review this month. “I (28M) Created A Deepfake Girlfriend And Now My Parents Think We’re Getting Married” is a near-future comedy drama about a young man who turns to technology to solve his relationship problems and gets in over his head. You can read it online as part of the magazine’s youth issue.