The Sidewise Awards, which honour the best in Alternate History writing, were announced on the 17th August. The winners were:
Sidewise Award for Best Long Form Alternate History
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, The Enemy Within
Sidewise Award for Best Short Form Alternate History
Ken Liu, The Long Haul: From the Annals of Transportation,
The Pacific Monthly, May 2009 (Clarkesworld Magazine, 11/14)
Kristine Kathryn Rusch has previously won the Sidewise Award for her story “Recovering Apollo 8” in 2007. She has won two Hugo Awards and a World Fantasy Award. Rusch was one of the founders and editors of Pulphouse Publishing and spent six years as the editor of The Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Ken Liu has won two Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and a World Fantasy Award. This is his second nomination for the Sidewise Award. His first novel, Grace of Kings was published in 2015 and Liu has been working to translate science fiction by Chinese authors into English, including Cixin Liu’s The Three Body Problem.
For more information about the Sidewise Award, please see http://www.uchronia.net/sidewise/