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The Mussel Eater by Octavia Cade Nominated for a BSFA Award

The shortlist for the BSFA Awards 2014 has been announced and one of the six stories we published last year is on it!

The Mussel Eater

We are pleased and proud to announce that The Mussel Eater by Octavia Cade has been shortlisted for a BSFA Award in the Best Short Story Category. Congratulations, Octavia!

The BSFA awards are presented annually by the British Science Fiction Association, based on a vote of BSFA members and – in recent years – members of the British national science fiction convention Eastercon (3-6 April 2015). They are fan awards that not only seek to honour the most worthy examples in each category, but to promote the genre of science fiction, and get people reading, talking about and enjoying all that contemporary science fiction has to offer.

You can check out the entire shortlist here and read The Mussel Eater on The Book Smugglers.

For now, we shall go and celebrate this incredible turn of events!

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  • Estara Swanberg
    February 13, 2015 at 5:14 pm

    Congratulations to everyone involved ^^

  • Bookgazing
    February 13, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    Congratulations to you all πŸ™‚

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    February 16, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    […] I’m a big fan of The Book Smugglers, as I find the blog a breath of fresh air and positivity in what can sometimes be a very negative internet. As such, I’m thrilled that their first foray into publishing has been a success, with a BSFA nomination for one of their short stories, ‘The Mussel Eaters’ by Octavia Cade. […]

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