The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History

The judges for the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History are pleased to announce this year's short list of finalists for the 2015 Sidewise Awards. The winners will be announced at MidAmeriCon II, this year's Worldcon, in Kansas City, Mo., on August 20, 2016.

The Sidewise Awards have been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate historical fiction. This year's panel of judges included Stephen Baxter, Karen Hellekson, Matt Mitrovich, Jim Rittenhouse, Kurt Sidaway, and Steven H Silver.





Finalists for
2015
Best Short-Form Alternate History

Eneasz Brodski. "Red Legacy"
In Asimov's Science Fiction, February 2015.

Eric Cline. "Elizabethtown"
In Galaxy's Edge, #17 (Nov. 2015).

Bill Crider. "It Doesn't Matter Anymore"
In Tales from the Otherverse: Stories of Alternate History
(ed. James Reasoner), Rough Edges Press 2015.

Rev Dicerto. "Losing Amelia"
In Deco Punk: The Spirit of the Age
(eds. Thomas A. Easton and Judith K. Dial),
Pink Narcissus Press 2015.

Ken Poyner. "The Last of Time"
On Daily Science Fiction, Nov. 5, 2015.

James Reasoner. "The Hero of Deadwood"
In Tales from the Otherverse: Stories of Alternate History
(ed. James Reasoner), Rough Edges Press 2015.

Finalists for
2015
Best Long-Form Alternate History

Julie Mayhew. The Big Lie
Hot Key Books 2015.

Tony Schumacher. The British Lion
William Morrow 2015.

Harry Turtledove. Joe Steele
Roc 2015.

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