20/04/2009. Contributed by Jessica Martin
The BSFA has reported the winners of the 2008 British Science Fiction Awards. At a ceremony at the 60th Eastercon convention, LX, at the Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford, hosted by John Jarrold, Paul Macauley and Kim Newman, Ken Macleod scooped the award for best novel for The Night Sessions.
In full, the awards went to...
Best Novel 2008 - The Night Sessions by Ken Macleod (Orbit).
Best Short Fiction 2008 - Exhalation by Ted Chiang (Eclipse 2).
Best Non-Fiction 2008 - Rhetorics of Fantasy by Farah Mendlesohn (Wesleyan).
Best Artwork 2008 - Cover of Subterfuge by Andy Bigwood (Newcon Press).
The awards were presented by Tim Powers, Alastair Reynolds and Jon Courtney Grimwood. The awards themselves were pieces of photographic art created by Paul and Elizabeth Billinger.
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