Planetary Awards

Awards for Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing

Submit Your 2018 Nominations

Happy New Year — it’s time to nominate your favorite science fiction and fantasy writing for the 2018 Planetary Awards. We’re again doing only two categories: Shorter story (under 40,000 … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · 4 Comments

2017 Winners

The 2017 results are in: The winner for best shorter story is “The First American” by Schuyler Hernstrom.  The story is in issue #5 of Cirsova Magazine. This follows Hernstrom’s … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · 5 Comments

The Planetary Awards!

Originally posted on Carlos Carrasco:
Do you have a blog or youtube channel? Well then, you’ve got a vote in the  Planetary Awards! It’s a relatively new award so there are…

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Vote for the best stories of 2017

If you’re a blogger, podcaster, or youtuber, then you’re eligible to vote in the 2017 Planetary Awards.  The nominated science fiction and fantasy stories are: Short Stories / Novellas “Acadie” … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · 13 Comments

Nomination: The Pilot

Originally posted on Planetary Defense Command:
It’s getting close to the February 14th deadline for Planetary Awards nominations, so it’s time I threw my short story candidate into the ring. …

February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

And the nominees are…

Originally posted on Amid The Imaginary:
It’s been a year since the last Planetary Awards season! I’ll spare you the where-did-the-time-go shtick (but seriously, where DID it go??). As it…

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Review/Nomination: Kings of the Wyld

Originally posted on Planetary Defense Command:
Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames Kings of the Wyld is about bands of mercenaries, with the modern concept of musical bands thrown…

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jon Del Arroz nominates

In the shorter story category, Jon Del Arroz nominated “Trouble in an Hourglass” by Jody Lynn Nye, from Straight Outta Tombstone.  For best novel, he nominated “The Guns Above” by … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cirsova’s Planetary Awards Nominee: Out of the Soylent Planet, by Robert Kroese

Originally posted on Cirsova:
I’m killing two birds with one stone on this one. Robert Kroese’s Out of the Soylent Planet is my pick for this year’s Planetary Awards in…

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Pulp Archivist nominates

The Pulp Archivist has nominated “The First American” by Schuyler Hernstrom in the shorter story category, and “Legionnaire” by Jason Anspach and Nick Cole in the novel category. Check out The Pulp Archivist.

January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

2015 Winners

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2016 Winners

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2017 Winners

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