The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History

The judges for the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Sidewise Awards, presented Aug. 20, 2017.

Winners for
2016
Best Short-Form Alternate History

(TIE)

Daniel Bensen.
"Treasure Fleet"

In Tales from Alternate Earths (ed. Stephen Hunt), Inklings Press 2016

and

Adam Rovner.
"What If the Jewish State Had Been Established in East Africa"

In What Ifs of Jewish History: From Abraham to Zionism
(ed. Gavriel D. Rosenfeld), Cambridge University Press 2016

Other Finalists for 2016 Best
Short-Form Alternate History

Anna Belfrage.
"The Danish Crutch"

In 1066 Turned Upside Down (eds. C.C. Humphreys & Joanna Courtney), Matador 2016

Brent A. Harris & Ricardo Victoria.
"Twilight of the Mezozoic Moon"

In Tales from Alternate Earths (ed. Stephen Hunt), Inklings Press 2016

G.K. Holloway.
"The Battle of London Bridge"

In 1066 Turned Upside Down (eds. C.C. Humphreys & Joanna Courtney), Matador 2016

Bruce Sterling.
Pirate Utopia

Tachyon Press 2016

Winner for
2016
Best Long-Form Alternate History

Ben Winters.
Underground Airlines

Mulholland 2016 and Century 2016.
Also Mulholland 2017 and Arrow 2017

Other Finalists for 2016 Best
Long-Form Alternate History

Richard Beard.
Acts of the Assassins

Harvill Secker 2015
a.k.a. The Apostle Killer
Melville House 2016

Nick Wood.
Azanian Bridges

NewCon Press 2016

The Sidewise Awards have been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate historical fiction.
The panel of judges for the 2016 awards included Stephen Baxter, Karen Hellekson, Matt Mitrovich, Jim Rittenhouse, Kurt Sidaway, and Steven H Silver.

Please address all inquiries and correspondence to the awards secretary, Steven Silver.