From Preditors and Editors:
Aaaaaaaand the winners are in — Preditors and Editors would like to congratulate all the winners in the 17th Annual P&E Readers’ Poll!
The full list of entrants and rankings for all 36 categories (as well as links to check out the entrants themselves) can be found at: www.critters.org/predpoll
Congratulations especially to the first place finishers in the SF/Fantasy genres:
- Best Young Adult Book: Einar and the Cursed City, (SFWA member) Chet Gottfried, ReAnimus Press, http://reanimus.com/1396
- Best Book Cover Artwork: The Gilded Basilisk, Erick Eyerman, Chet Gottfried (author), ReAnimus Press, http://reanimus.com/1378
- Best Book Editor: Roy C. Booth and Jorge Salgado-Reyes (Altered States: a cyberpunk sci-fi anthology), Indie Authors Press, http://www.amazon.com/dp/
- Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Novel: Tears of Heaven, R.A. McCandless, Wild Child Publishing, http://www.amazon.com/Tears-
- Best Steampunk Novel: Gypsy Soul, J C Gordon, Smashwords
- Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Story: Spanish Nights: A Jinn’s Seduction, Valeri Twombly, http://www.amazon.com/dp/
- Best Steampunk Short Story: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Man-Made Vacuum, Roy C. Booth and Nicholaus Johnson, Harren Press, http://www.amazon.com/dp/
- Best Magazine / e-zine Cover Artwork: Spaceports and Spidersilk Oct. 2014, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Nomadic Delirium Press, http://www.amazon.com/dp/
Over 6600 voters voted in the poll, which recognizes achievement in 36 publishing related categories. (Print/Electronic Novels: Horror | Romance | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Steampunk | Erotica | Mystery | Thriller | Children’s | Young Adult | All other | Short Stories: Horror | Romance | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Steampunk | All other | Anthologies | Poems | Nonfiction articles | Other Categories: Artwork | Book/e-book Cover Artwork | Magazine/e-zine Cover Artwork | Authors | Poets | Artists | Book/e-book Editors | Magazine/e-zine Editors | Print/Electronic Book Publishers | Review site | Bookstore | Promotional Firms, Sites, and Resources | Fiction ‘zines | Poetry ‘zines | Nonfiction ‘zines | Writers’ Discussion Forum | Writers’ Workshop | Writers’ Resource/Information/News Source.)
The poll is hosted by Preditors & Editors ( www.pred-ed.com ; a guide to publishers and publishing services for serious writers since 1997, with an emphasis on avoiding scams), and the Critters Writers’ Workshop ( www.critique.org ; the first writers’ workshop on the web, founded in 1995).
Thanks to all who voted!
For more information, contact Andrew Burt, P&E Readers Poll Votemaster, at predcontact1+pollvote@tech-