“Columbia & Britannia” Earns Sidewise Award Nomination

Fourth Horseman Press is proud to announce that Columbia & Britannia has been nominated for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History!  The Sidewise Award has been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate history.  Previous winners include Michael Chabon, Ian R. MacLeod, Philip Roth, Stephen Fry, and Harry Turtledove.

The official nominees for the 2010 Sidewise Awards are as follows…

Short Form

  • Eleanor Arnason, “Mammoths of the Great Plains,” PM Press
  • Barry B. Longyear, “Alter Kameraden”, Asimov’s, 4/10
  • Ken MacLeod, “Sidewinders,” The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories, edited by Ian Watson and Ian Whates, Robinson Publishing/Running Press
  • Alan Smale, “A Clash of Eagles,” Panverse Two, edited by Dario Ciriello, Panverse Publishing
  • William F. Wu, “Goin’ Down to Anglotown,” The Dragon and the Stars, edited by Derwin Mak and Eric Choi, DAW Books

Long Form

  • Adam Chamberlain & Brian A. Dixon, Columbia & Britannia, Fourth Horseman Press
  • Robert Conroy, Red Inferno: 1945, Ballantine Books
  • Jay Lake, Pinion, Tor Books
  • Eric Swedin, When Angels Wept, Potomac Books

The winners will be announced at “Renovation“–the 69th annual Worldcon (World Science Fiction Convention)–in Reno, Nevada, during the weekend of August 17th-21st. The award ceremony is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, August 18th at 9:00pm.

Our deepest thanks and congratulations go out to each of the creative minds who contributed to the alternate timeline of Columbia & Britannia following the anthology’s nomination for the award: C. Mitchell O’Neal, Alexander Zelenyi, Mark Beech, Joe Tangari, and Cyril van der Haegen.


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