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Awards and Recognition

2013 — Issues 76-87

Award Winners

  • 2014 British Fantasy Award for Best Magazine: Clarkesworld Magazine

Award Nominations

  • 2014 Finalist: Theodore Sturgeon Award: "Mystic Falls" by Robert Reed (audio)
  • 2014 Finalist: Theodore Sturgeon Award: "The Urashima Effect" by E. Lily Yu (audio)
  • 2014 Finalist: WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction: "Bits" by Naomi Kritzer (audio)
  • 2014 Finalist: Locus Award for Best Magazine: Clarkesworld Magazine
  • 2014 Nominee: Hugo Award for Best Editor (Short Form): Neil Clarke
  • 2014 Nominee: Chesley Award for Best Cover Illustration: Magazine, "Elliptic" by Julie Dillon
  • 2014 Nominee: World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story: "Effigy Nights" by Yoon Ha Lee (audio)
  • 2014 Nominee: World Fantasy Award, Special Award Non-Professional, Kate Baker, Neil Clarke, Cheryl Morgan & Sean Wallace, for Clarkesworld Magazine

Year's Best Selections

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Eight, Jonathan Strahan ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2014 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2014 Edition, Paula Guran ed.

Other Distinctions

 

2012 — Issues 64-75

Award Winners

Award Nominations

Year's Best Selections

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Seven, Jonathan Strahan ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2013 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2013 Edition, Paula Guran ed.

The Best Horror of the Year Volume Five, Ellen Datlow ed.

Other Distinctions

 

2011 — Issues 52-63

Award Winners

Award Nominations

Year's Best Selections

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 6 , Jonathan Strahan ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2012 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2012 Edition, Paula Guran ed.

Honorable Mentions

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2012 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

Other Distinctions

 

2010 — Issues 40-51

Award Winners

  • 2011 Winner: Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine
  • 2010 Shirley Jackson Award for Short Fiction "The Things" by Peter Watts (audio)

Award Nominations

  • 2011 Nominee: Hugo Award for Best Short Story "The Things" by Peter Watts (audio)
  • 2010 Finalist: Parsec Award for Best Speculative Fiction Story (Short Form) : "The Things" by Peter Watts, read by Kate Baker
  • 2010 Nominee: BSFA Award for Best Short Fiction : "The Things" by Peter Watts (audio)
  • 2011 Finalist: Theodore Sturgeon Award "The Things" by Peter Watts (audio)
  • 2011 Finalist: the Locus Award for Best Short Story : "The Things" by Peter Watts (audio)
  • 2011 Finalist: the Locus Award for Best Short Story : "Thirteen Ways of Looking at Space/Time" by Catherynne M. Valente (audio)
  • 2011 Finalist: Chesley Award for Best Magazine Cover "Warm" by Sergio Rebolledo.
  • 2011 Finalist: Chesley Award for Best Magazine Cover "Honeycomb" by Julie Dillon.
  • 2011 Finalist: Chesley Award for Best Magazine Cover "Soulhunter" by Andrey Lazarev.

Year's Best Selections

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 5, Jonathan Strahan ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2011 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

Year's Best SF 16, David Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer ed.

The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, 2011 Edition, Paula Guran ed.

The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 3, Allan Kaster ed.

Wilde Stories 2011: The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction, Steve Berman ed.

Honorable Mentions

The Best Horror of the Year Volume 3, Ellen Datlow ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2011 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

Other Distinctions

 

2009 — Issues 28-39

Award Winners

  • 2010 Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine
  • 2009 Nebula Award for Best Short Story : "Spar" by Kij Johnson (audio)

Award Nominations

  • 2010 World Fantasy Award : Special Award Non-Professional
  • 2010 Finalist: Locus Award for Best Magazine
  • 2010 Hugo Award for Best Short Story : "Non-Zero Probabilities" by N.K. Jemisin (audio)
  • 2010 Hugo Award for Best Short Story : "Spar" by Kij Johnson (audio)
  • 2010 Finalist: the Locus Award for Best Short Story : "Spar" by Kij Johnson (audio)
  • 2009 Nebula Award for Best Short Story : "Non-Zero Probabilities" by N.K. Jemisin (audio)
  • 2010 Theodore Sturgeon Award Finalist: "Spar" by Kij Johnson (audio) [Kij, a juror for this award, withdrew the story]
  • 2010 Chesley Award for Best Magazine Cover "Brain Tower" by Kazuhiko Nakamura.

Year's Best Selections

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 4, Jonathan Strahan ed.

  • "Spar" by Kij Johnson

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2010 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, 2010, Paula Guran ed.

Honorable Mentions

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2010 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

Other Distinctions

 

2008 — Issues 16-27

Award Winners

  • 2009 Chesley Award for Best Magazine Cover "Floating Fish" by Mats Minnhagen.

Award Nominations

  • 2009 Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine
  • 2009 World Fantasy Award : Special Award Non-Professional
  • 2009 World Fantasy Award : Best Short Story "A Buyer's Guide to Maps of Antarctica" by Catherynne M. Valente

Year's Best Selections

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Sixth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

Unplugged: The Year's Best Online Fiction, Rich Horton ed.

Year's Best Fantasy 9, David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer ed.

Best Horror of the Year, Volume 1, Ellen Datlow ed.

Honorable Mentions

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Sixth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

Unplugged: The Year's Best Online Fiction, Rich Horton ed.

The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2009 Edition, Rich Horton ed.

Best Horror of the Year, Volume 1, Ellen Datlow ed.

Other Distinctions

 

2007 — Issues 4-15

Award Nominations

Year's Best Selections

Fantasy Best of the Year 2008, Rich Horton ed.

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 2, Jonathan Strahan ed.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #19, Stephen Jones ed.

Wilde Stories 2008: The Best of the Year's Gay Speculative Fiction, Steve Berman ed.

Honorable Mentions

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2008: 21st Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow and Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant ed.

Best American Fantasy 2, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer ed.

Other Distinctions

  • SciFi.com Site of the Week: August 29, 2007
  • "Orm the Beautiful" by Elizabeth Bear, 2007 Locus Recommended Reading List
  • "The Third Bear" by Jeff VanderMeer, 2007 Locus Recommended Reading List
  • "Clockmaker's Requiem" by Barth Anderson, 2007 Locus Recommended Reading List

Quotes

"Stylishly written and usually faintly perverse fantasy is also available at Clarkesworld Magazine" — Gardner Dozois, The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection

 

2006 — Issues 1-3

Awards

  • Million Writers Award for Best New Online Magazine
  • Million Writers Award for Best Online Short Story for "Urchins, While Swimming" by Catherynne M. Valente

Year's Best Selections

Best New Romantic Fantasy 2, Paula Guran ed.

Horror: Best of the Year, 2006 Edition, Sean Wallace and John Gregory Betancourt ed.

Honorable Mentions

Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2007: 20th Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow, Gavin Grant and Kelly Link ed.

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois ed.

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