A note from the 2016 Andre Norton Award Jury: We’re well into our reading for this year’s award, and we’d like to remind everyone writing for younger readers that whether it’s YA, middle-grade, or graphic novels, we’re actively interested in–and would love to formally consider–diverse books and #ownvoices work. If it’s speculative and aimed at […]
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announce the members of the jury for the 2016 Andre Norton Award. Throughout the coming year, the jury will be compiling its list of picks for the Norton Award. This year for the first time, SFWA will release a Norton Honor list of the top 15-20 books […]
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America are pleased to announce the nominees for the 2015 Nebula Awards (presented 2016), nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
To mark the 50th anniversary of SFWA, SFWA has partnered with Joe Monti, Editorial Director of Saga Press, and designer Michael McCartney to release all-new Nebula Award and Norton Award Nominee and Recipient Medals.
SFWA is looking to convene a Norton jury for the 2015 award.
by Katie Sparrow
In 2013 I had the pleasure of being on the wonderful Andre Norton jury and getting to read a metric ton of young adult and middle grade books (there were vampires! Zombies! And multi-world theory adventures, sometimes with vampires and zombies!) This year, I am the chair of the jury and wanted to share with you how to throw your best hat in the ring.
The 2014 Andre Norton Award committee has been chosen, and will begin accepting books for consideration. Any young adult/middle grade prose or graphic work first published in English in 2014 is eligible.
Want to be a member of the Norton jury? Interested volunteers (see qualification requirements) should contact the office of the vice president by March 15th.
The 2013 Andre Norton Award committee has been chosen, and will begin accepting books for consideration.
Although the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult* Science Fiction and Fantasy relies on nominations from SFWA members just as the Nebula Awards do, the Norton also employs a jury of qualified volunteer SFWA members to help round out the ballot and ensure that outstanding works are not overlooked.