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The Kitschies’ 2015 Shortlists Revealed

The year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining science fiction, sponsored by Fallen London. London — The Kitschies, the prize for “novels containing elements of the speculative and fantastic” have revealed their shortlists for the most “progressive, intelligent and entertaining” books

Announcing… Inky Tentacle judges!

Our lovely judges for the Inky Tentacle are here – and we are so excited at who and how they are. Sarah McIntyre writes and draws picture books and comics, and won last year’s Black Tentacle award for supporting fellow

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Opening submissions for 2015!

FOR RELEASE 12:00BST 22nd June 2015 The Kitschies announce the opening of submissions for 2015 The Kitschies, sponsored by Fallen London, literature’s most tentacular prize, are pleased to announce the 2015 judging panel and the opening of submissions for books

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Reflections on judging the Kitschies 2014

We read 198 books for The Kitschies in 2014 – lots of data on the breakdown here – and I’ve got a LOT of thoughts, and at least some appeals to publishers. Doing this is a labour of love: Yes,

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Kitschies 2014 Datavore Infoflavour

Some data for the spreadsheet-and-538-loving people amongst you. We had a massive 198 submissions, made bearable only by the extreme reading speed of the judges. Seriously, big hats off to all five: Frances Hardinge, Adam Roberts, Cat Webb (AKA Claire

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