Apocalypse: Now… or Never?

On Good Friday, I joined a fervent crowd at London’s Natural History Museum for an After Hours discussion entitled “Apocalypse Now… or Never?” The event tied in with their current exhibition “Extinction: Not the End of the World?” and explored scenarios and themes associated with doomsday from a scientific, literary, and sociological perspective. One glance … Continue reading

2010 Sidewise Award Winners Announced

When Angels Wept by Eric G. Swedin

Congratulations to Eric G. Swedin on taking the 2010 Sidewise Award Long Form for When Angels Wept: A What-If History of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The award was given last night at  Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention. Though Columbia & Britannia did not claim the prize, we were honoured to be included amongst the … Continue reading

“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 … Continue reading