Updates on the Chinese Nebula Awards and the Coordinates Awards

On October 18th in Chengdu City, the winners of Chinese Nebula Awards were announced by World Chinese Science Fiction Association, who created the award in 2010. The list of winners is as below.

  • The Best Novel: (Vacant)
  • The Best Novelette/Novella: The Ravenous, by Zhang Ran(张冉)
  • The Best Short Story: Coming of the Light, by Chen Qiufan(陈楸帆)
  • The Best Children’s Book: The Last Three Nuke Bombs, by Zuo Wei(左炜)
  • The Best New Writer: Zhang Ran(张冉)
  • The Best Book of Original Works (for Publisher): Sichuan Science and Technology Publishing House / The Physics in “The Three-Body Problem”
  • The Best Imported Book (for Publisher): Sichuan Science and Technology Publishing House / In the Loop; New Star Press / The Book of the New Sun [Ties]
  • The Best Criticizing Work: Science Fiction in the Late Qing Dynasty: the Wild Creations, by Liang Qingsan(梁清散)
  • The Best Editor: Li Keqin(李克勤)
  • The Best Science Fiction Fan: Sun Yue(孙悦)
  • The Best Short Film: (Vacant)
  • The Best Creative Work for Science Fiction Movies: Of Cloud and Mist (script outline), by Wu Shuang(Anna Wu, 吴霜) and Regina Kanyu Wang(王侃瑜), original novella by Regina Kanyu Wang(王侃瑜)
  • Superior Achievement Award: Liu Cixin(刘慈欣)
  • The Most Popular Novel: The Age of Virus, by Yin He Xing Xing(银河行星)
The Ceremony of the Chinese Nebula Award (Feat. Ji Shaoting as MC)

The Ceremony of the Chinese Nebula Award (Feat. Ji Shaoting as MC)

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Shortly after the ceremony for the Chinese Nebula Award, the results of the Coordinates Award were announced by its organizers, together with the scores of the winning works. Sixty-nine members of the jury had turned in their scoring sheets for the stories in the finalists. The list below shows the 10 short stories and 6 novelettes/novellas with the highest scores, which will be published in an anthology by the organizers of the Coordinates Award.

  •  Short Stories
Rank Title Author Score
1 Folding Beijng Hao Jingfang(郝景芳) 7.515
2 The Builder of Images Chen Qiufan(陈楸帆) 7.318
3 To Harvest the Sun Yin Zhou(尹洲) 7.125
4 The Night Seekers Han Song(韩松) 6.939
5 Mary the Burner Chi Hui(迟卉) 6.939
6 The Dream Explorer Chen Qian(陈茜) 6.862
7 The Ants Zhou Yukun(周宇坤) 6.831
7 We Will Know Xiao Yeyao(肖也垚) 6.831
9 The Guanghua Temple, Ji Qi Nv Yong(机器女佣) 6.818
10 Tong Tong’s Summer Xia Jia(夏笳) 6.773

 

Novelettes/Novellas

Rank Title Author Score
1 Everyone Loves Charles Bao Shu(宝树) 7.485
2 The Ravenous Zhang Ran(张冉) 7.484
3 The Ships of Rain Chi Hui(迟卉) 7.333
4 Snowdrifts in Jin Yang Zhang Ran(张冉) 7.156
5 The Endless Resurrection Zhang Ran(张冉) 6.954
6 Ascension Qian Lifang(钱莉芳) 6,875
Hao Jingfang - Winner of the Coordinates Award

Hao Jingfang – Winner of the Coordinates Award

Bao Shu - Winner of the Coordinates Award

Bao Shu – Winner of the Coordinates Award

The cover art of the anthology for the Coordinates Award

Cover art of the anthology for the Coordinates Award

 

 

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Shaoyan Hu is a part-time translator for speculative fictions. He has worked together with other translators to render A Song of Ice and Fire series into Chinese language. His other translation works in Chinese language include Marooned in Realtime by Vernor Vinge, The Scar by China Miéville, and The City & the City by China Miéville. There are also a number of short stories, novelettes and novellas translated by Shaoyan that appeared in various SF&F magazines in China.