Planetary Awards

Awards for Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing

Submit Your 2017 Nominations

Happy New Year — it’s time to nominate your favorite science fiction and fantasy writing for the 2017 Planetary Awards.

We’re again doing only two categories:

  1. Shorter story (under 40,000 words/160 paperback pages)
  2. Longer story (novels)

If you’re a blogger, podcaster, or youtuber, the nomination process is easy:

  1. State your nominations on your site/cast/channel, mentioning that they are for the Planetary Awards
  2. Leave a comment on this post, with a link to your nominations

The nomination deadline is February 14th, 11:59PM US Pacific time.

Good luck to all of 2017’s authors.  Don’t forget to spread the word to other reviewers!

15 comments on “Submit Your 2017 Nominations

  1. Planetary Defense Commander
    January 1, 2018

    Reblogged this on Planetary Defense Command.


  2. J.M. Williams
    January 1, 2018

    Quick question: Is this only for singular works? What about a short story collection that falls in under 40k words?


    • Planetary Defense Commander
      January 2, 2018

      For a collection, pick your favorite and nominate it under the short story category. I’d like to limit the other category to novels. Thanks for the question.


  3. scribesshade
    January 1, 2018

    I have two nominations: Longer Story: Escaping Infinity by Richard Paolinelli. Shorter Story: Gravity of the Game by Jon Del Arroz

    Liked by 1 person

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  6. Alexandru Constantin
    January 3, 2018

    My Short Story Nomination: The First American by Schuyler Hernstorm from Cirsova #5.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. The Owl Lady
    January 5, 2018

    Reblogged this on Viv Drewa – The Owl Lady.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. JD Cowan
    January 10, 2018

    Short Works: Death on the Moon by Spencer E. Hart (Cirsova #6)
    Long Works: Good to the Last Drop by Declan Finn

    Blog link:

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Nathan
    January 10, 2018

    My nominees for this year are:

    Short Story: “The Last American”, by Schuyler Hernstrom

    Novel – Galaxy’s Edge: Legionnaire, by Jason Anspach and Nick Cole

    Liked by 1 person

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  12. amidtheimaginary
    February 9, 2018

    My nominations are up!

    Short Story: The Bitten Body by A. C. Spahn

    Novel: The Rogue Prince (Sky Full of Stars Book 1) by Lindsay Buroker

    Blog Links:

    Liked by 1 person

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