Award News

August 27th, 2006

So they tell me that my story “Pericles the Tyrant” has won the 2006 Sidewise Award for excellence in alternate history, short form. I suppose I ought to mention this.

15 Responses to “Award News”

  1. Sherwood Smithon 27 Aug 2006 at 8:16 pm

    Huzzah, Lois!

    An excellent story that deserved notice.

  2. L.N. Hammeron 27 Aug 2006 at 8:21 pm

    Yes, you ought to. And I ought to congratulate you.


  3. Bethon 27 Aug 2006 at 9:03 pm

    Yay, Lois!!!

  4. Harry Connollyon 27 Aug 2006 at 10:11 pm


  5. Jannion 27 Aug 2006 at 10:25 pm

    Go, you!

  6. Vivian Francison 27 Aug 2006 at 10:38 pm

    Great news!

    You know, in a meeting at a previous job my employer told us never to use more than three exclamation points a year. This page shows some serious investment.

  7. Carol Bergon 27 Aug 2006 at 11:23 pm

    Congratulations, Lois!


  8. Kate Elliotton 28 Aug 2006 at 1:23 am

    !!! That’s fantastic news, Lois.


    When were the Sidewise Awards?

    I have been here at Worldcon, departing in the am, but due to my ear surgery last week have been disoriented in the sense of not remembering what is going on when.

  9. Lois Tiltonon 28 Aug 2006 at 10:30 am

    Thanks to everyone.

    The ceremony was Friday morning. Steve Silver called me with the news.

    I was also glad to see the MacLeod novel win.

  10. Madeleine Robinson 28 Aug 2006 at 2:12 pm

    Chiming in late: congratulations, Lois.

  11. Katharine Kerron 28 Aug 2006 at 3:59 pm

    Well-deserved, Lois! Congratulations!

  12. David Louis Edelmanon 29 Aug 2006 at 12:37 am

    My heartiest, earnestest, sincerest congrats, Lois!

  13. Erin Underwoodon 29 Aug 2006 at 10:26 am

    Lois, that’s excellent! Congratulations!!

  14. Don Meadon 29 Aug 2006 at 1:02 pm

    Good for you! Hope there are plenty more to follow.

  15. Lois Tiltonon 29 Aug 2006 at 3:23 pm

    Thanks for the good wishes, everyone. The award makes a real nice capstone to my author career.

    But this is certainly my last award, as “Pericles” was my last story.

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