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Sidewise Award for Alternate History Nominees

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The nominees for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History for 2021 have been announced, and hoping to make it two for two, Matthew Kresal has been nominated again in the Short Form category. 

The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History were conceived in late 1995 to honor the best allohistorical genre publications of the year. The first awards were announced in summer 1996 and honored works from 1995. The award takes its name from Murray Leinster's 1934 short story "Sidewise in Time," in which a strange storm causes portions of Earth to swap places with their analogs from other timelines.

The Sidewise Awards have been presented annually since 1995 to recognize excellence in alternate historical fiction. Among the 2021 nominees is a short story by Warped Factor’s own Matthew Kresal. Titled Hitchcock's Titanic, and part of the Tales From Alternate Earths III anthology, asking what if Hitchcock had directed Titanic.

Here are all the nominees in full...

Short Form
  • Matt Kresal, “Hitchcock’s Titanic,” Tales from Alternate Earths, Vol. III, Inklings Press, 2021
  • Alan Smale, “Gunpowder Treason,” Tales from Alternate Earths, Vol. III, Inklings Press, 2021 Rick Wilber, “Billie the Kid,” Asimov's, 9/10, 2021
Long Form
  • Laurent Binet, translated by Sam Taylor, Civilizations, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021
  • Laura Frankos, Broadway Revival, Swallow’s End Publishing, 2021
  • Chris Hadfield, The Apollo Murders, Mulholland Books, 2021
  • Natasha Pulley, The Kingdoms, BloomsburyPublishing, 2021
The winners will be announced at Chicon 8, the 80th World Science Fiction Convention, taking place in Chicago the weekend of September 1-5, 2022. Congratulations and good luck to you all.

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