2018 Locus Award Winners for Best in SF and Fantasy

Adrian Liang on June 25, 2018
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The Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the winners of the 2018 Locus Awards on June 23. The Locus Awards are chosen by a survey of readers in an open online poll. Connie Willis presented the awards, as well as judged the annual Hawaiian shirt contest.

The winners and nominees in the categories of best science fiction novel, best fantasy novel, and best first novel are listed below. To see the nominees and winners in all categories, including horror, young adult, and novella, visit Locus's award announcement.

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

WINNER: The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency) by John Scalzi (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Persepolis Rising (The Expanse) by James S. A. Corey (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Walkaway by Cory Doctorow (Print Book | Kindle Book)
The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Provenance by Ann Leckie (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Raven Stratagem (Machineries of Empire) by Yoon Ha Lee (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Luna: Wolf Moon by Ian McDonald (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Seven Surrenders: Book 2 of Terra Ignota by Ada Palmer (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Borne by Jeff VanderMeer (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)

FANTASY NOVEL

WINNER: The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth) by N. K. Jemisin (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
The Stone in the Skull: The Lotus Kingdoms, Book One by Elizabeth Bear (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
City of Miracles (The Divine Cities) by Robert Jackson Bennett (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr by John Crowley (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
The House of Binding Thorns by Aliette de Bodard (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
The Ruin of Angels: A Novel of the Craft Sequence by Max Gladstone (Print Book | Kindle Book)
Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Jade City (The Green Bone Saga) by Fonda Lee (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
The Delirium Brief: A Laundry Files Novel by Charles Stross (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Horizon (Bone Universe) by Fran Wilde (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)

FIRST NOVEL

WINNER: The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter (The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club) by Theodora Goss (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy) by Katherine Arden (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy) by S. A Chakraborty (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Amberlough: Book 1 in the Amberlough Dossier by Lara Elena Donnelly (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy) by Ruthanna Emrys (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Autonomous by Annalee Newitz (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)
Amatka by Karin Tidbeck (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


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