Sidewise Award

Given by Uchronia

204 Works / 205 Items 84,233 Books 2,884 Reviews ½ 3.7
The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History were established in 1995 to recognize the best alternate history stories and novels of the year. The awards take their name from the 1934 short story show more "Sidewise in Time" by Murray Leinster, in which a strange storm causes portions of Earth to swap places with their analogs from other timelines. The awards were created by Steven H Silver, Evelyn C. Leeper, and Robert B. Schmunk. Over the years, the number of judges has fluctuated between three and eight, including judges in the UK and South Africa. Each year, two awards are presented, usually at Worldcon. The Short-Form award is presented to a work under 60,000 words in length. The Long-Form award may be presented to a work longer than 60,000 words, including both novels or complete series. At their discretion, the judges may also elect to recognize an individual or work with a Special Achievement Award in recognition of works that were published prior to the award's inception. show less
All, Winner (53), Finalist (154)
All, Long Form (121), Short Form (83), No Category (1)
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Winner 53

The Peacekeeper by B.L. BlanchardLong Form2022
A Dream of Electric Mothers by Wole TalabiShort Form2022
Civilizations: A Novel by Laurent BinetLong Form2021
The Doors of Eden by Adrian TchaikovskyLong Form2020
The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee NewitzLong Form2019
Christmas Truce by Harry TurtledoveShort Form2019
The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette KowalLong Form2018
Codex Valtierra by Emmanuel ValtierraShort Form2018
Once There Was a Way: What If The Beatles Stayed Together? (Breakpoint) by Bryce ZabelLong Form2017
Zigeuner {short story} by Harry TurtledoveShort Form2017
Underground Airlines by Ben H. WintersLong Form2016
The Big Lie by Julie MayhewLong Form2015
The Enemy Within by Kristine Kathryn RuschLong Form2014
The Long Haul, From the ANNALS OF TRANSPORTATION, The Pacific Monthly, May 2009 by Ken LiuShort Form2014
The Windsor Faction by D. J. TaylorLong Form2013
Surrounded by Enemies by Bryce ZabelLong Form2013
The Weight of the Sunrise by Vylar KaftanShort Form2013
Dominion by C. J. SansomLong Form2012
Something Real by Rick WilberShort Form2012
Wake Up And Dream by Ian R. MacLeodLong Form2011
Paradise is a Walled Garden [Novelette] by Lisa GoldsteinShort Form2011
When Angels Wept: A What-If History of the Cuban Missile Crisis by Eric G. SwedinLong Form2010
1942 by Robert ConroyLong Form2009
The Fixation by Alastair ReynoldsShort Form2009
The Dragon's Nine Sons by Chris RobersonLong Form2008
The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael ChabonLong Form2007
Quaestiones Super Caelo Et Mundo by Michael F. FlynnShort Form2007
Recovering Apollo 8 [novella] by Kristine Kathryn RuschShort Form2007
The Clan Corporate by Charles StrossLong Form2006
The Family Trade by Charles StrossLong Form2006
The Hidden Family by Charles StrossLong Form2006
Counterfactual by Gardner DozoisShort Form2006
The Summer Isles by Ian R. MacLeodLong Form2005
Pericles the Tyrant by Lois TiltonShort Form2005
The Plot Against America by Philip RothLong Form2004
Ministry of Space by Warren EllisShort Form2004
Collaborator by Murray DaviesLong Form2003
O One by Chris RobersonShort Form2003
Ruled Britannia by Harry TurtledoveLong Form2002
The Severed Wing by Martin J. Gidron2002
The Children's War by J.N. StroyarLong Form2001
The Human Front by Ken MacLeodShort Form2001
Ash: A Secret History by Mary GentleLong Form2000
Seventy-Two Letters {novella} by Ted ChiangShort Form2000
Resurrection Day by Brendan DuBoisLong Form1999
Making History by Stephen FryLong Form1998
The Summer Isles {novella} by Ian R. MacLeodShort Form1998
How Few Remain by Harry TurtledoveLong Form1997
The Undiscovered [short fiction] by William SandersShort Form1997
Voyage by Stephen BaxterLong Form1996
Foreign Devils {novelette} by Walter Jon WilliamsShort Form1996
Pasquale's Angel by Paul J. McAuleyLong Form1995
Brigantia's Angels by Stephen BaxterShort Form1995

Finalist 154

The Peacekeeper by B.L. BlanchardLong Form2022
Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution by R. F. KuangLong Form2022
Appliance by Jo MorganLong Form2022
Begin the World Over by Kung Li SunLong Form2022
Three Miles Down by Harry TurtledoveLong Form2022
Beat the Devils by Josh WeissLong Form2022
A Dream of Electric Mothers by Wole TalabiShort Form2022
Broadway Revival by Laura FrankosLong Form2021
The Apollo Murders by Chris HadfieldLong Form2021
The Kingdoms by Natasha PulleyLong Form2021
Billie the Kid by Rick WilberShort Form2021
The Good German: A Novel by Dennis BockLong Form2020
The Cold Last Swim by Junior BurkeLong Form2020
The Relentless Moon by Mary Robinette KowalLong Form2020
The Day Lincoln Lost by Charles RosenbergLong Form2020
Famous Men Who Never Lived by K. ChessLong Form2019
Walking Through Dreams (Lands of Red and Gold, Band 1) by Jared KavanaghLong Form2019
The fall of Rorke's drift by John LabandLong Form2019
Any Way the Wind Blows {short story} by Seanan McGuireShort Form2019
Summerland by Hannu RajaniemiLong Form2018
The Trial and Execution of the Traitor George Washington by Charles RosenbergLong Form2018
Unholy Land by Lavie TidharLong Form2018
The Secret City by Rick WilberShort Form2018
The Berlin Project by Gregory BenfordLong Form2017
All Our Wrong Todays by Elan MastaiLong Form2017
A Time of Need: A Dark Eagle Novel by Elizabeth PrybylskiLong Form2017
Acts of the Assassins by Richard BeardLong Form2016
Azanian Bridges by Nick WoodLong Form2016
Pirate Utopia by Bruce SterlingShort Form2016
The British Lion by Tony SchumacherLong Form2015
Joe Steele by Harry TurtledoveLong Form2015
The Last of Time [short story] by Ken PoynerShort Form2015
Second Front: The Allied Invasion of France, 1942-43 (An Alternative History) by Alexander M. GraceLong Form2014
The Darkest Hour by Tony SchumacherLong Form2014
V-S Day: A Novel of Alternate History by Allen SteeleLong Form2014
My Real Children by Jo WaltonLong Form2014
The Principles by Robert ReedShort Form2014
1920: America's Great War by Robert ConroyLong Form2013
The Secret of Abdu el Yezdi by Mark HodderLong Form2013
A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel {short story} by Ken LiuShort Form2013
Cayos in the Stream: A Tor.Com Original by Harry TurtledoveShort Form2013
Blair's War by Ian WatsonShort Form2013
Doktor Glass by Thomas BrennanLong Form2012
Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon by Mark HodderLong Form2012
The Cassandra Project by Jack McDevittLong Form2012
The Mirage by Matt RuffLong Form2012
Great White Ship by Lou AntonellaShort Form2012
Steamgothic by Sean McMullenShort Form2012
Adrift on the Sea of Rains by Ian SalesShort Form2012
Fade to White by Catherynne M. ValenteShort Form2012
Castro's Bomb by Robert ConroyLong Form2011
Himmler's war by Robert ConroyLong Form2011
Then Everything Changed : Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics : JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan by Jeff GreenfieldLong Form2011
Planesrunner by Ian McDonaldLong Form2011
Heart of Iron by Ekaterina SediaLong Form2011
Camera Obscura by Lavie TidharLong Form2011
The Iron Shirts by Michael F. FlynnShort Form2011
Lee at the Alamo by Harry TurtledoveShort Form2011
Columbia & Britannia by Adam ChamberlainLong Form2010
Red Inferno 1945 by Robert ConroyLong Form2010
Pinion by Jay LakeLong Form2010
Mammoths of the Great Plains [novella] by Eleanor ArnasonShort Form2010
Alten Kameraden [short fiction] by Barry B. LongyearShort Form2010
Sidewinders [short story] by Ken MacLeodShort Form2010
Yes We Have No Bananas by Paul Di FilippoShort Form2009
Edison's Frankenstein by Chris RobersonShort Form2009
Black Swan by Bruce SterlingShort Form2009
The Persistence of Souls by Sarah ZettelShort Form2009
The Affinity Bridge by George MannLong Form2008
Nation by Terry PratchettLong Form2008
The Dragon's Nine Sons by Chris RobersonLong Form2008
Swiftly by Adam RobertsLong Form2008
Half a Crown by Jo WaltonLong Form2008
The People's Machine by Tobias S. BuckellShort Form2008
Poison Victory by Albert E. CowdreyShort Form2008
A Brief Guide To Other Histories by Paul McAuleyShort Form2008
G-men by Kristine Kathryn RuschShort Form2008
1945 by Robert ConroyLong Form2007
Ilario: The Lion's Eye (The First History) by Mary GentleLong Form2007
The Stone Golem by Mary GentleLong Form2007
Mainspring by Jay LakeLong Form2007
Rome Burning by Sophia McDougallLong Form2007
Ha'penny by Jo WaltonLong Form2007
Lumiere [short story] by Elizabeth BearShort Form2007
Public Safety by Matthew JohnsonShort Form2007
Metal Dragon Year by Chris RobersonShort Form2007
Missives from Possible Futures 1: Alternate History Search Results by John ScalziShort Form2007
1862 by Robert ConroyLong Form2006
The Tourmaline by Paul ParkLong Form2006
The Disunited States of America by Harry TurtledoveLong Form2006
Farthing by Jo WaltonLong Form2006
The Pacific Mystery by Stephen BaxterShort Form2006
O, Pioneer by Maya Kaathryn BohnhoffShort Form2006
The Plurality of Worlds by Brian StablefordShort Form2006
Romanitas by Sophia McDougallLong Form2005
A Princess of Roumania by Paul ParkLong Form2005
Harvest Moon by William BartonShort Form2005
Panacea by Jason StoddardShort Form2005
Five Guys Named Moe by Sean KleinShort Form2004
Red Hands Black Hands by Chris RobersonShort Form2004
The Gladiator's War: A Dialogue by Lois TiltonShort Form2004
A Disturbance of Fate by Mitchell J. FreedmanLong Form2003
Liverpool Fantasy by Larry KirwanLong Form2003
Conquistador by S. M. StirlingLong Form2003
The Day We Went Through the Transition [short story] by Ricard de la CasaShort Form2003
The Eyes of America by Geoffrey A. LandisShort Form2003
The Reign Of Terror by Robert SilverbergShort Form2003
The Year of the Hangman by Gary BlackwoodLong Form2002
The Separation by Christopher PriestLong Form2002
The Peshawar Lancers by S. M. StirlingLong Form2002
We Come Not to Praise Washington by Charles Coleman FinlayShort Form2002
The Invisible Empire by John KesselShort Form2002
With Caesar in the Underworld by Robert SilverbergShort Form2002
The Last Ride Of German Freddie by Walter Jon WilliamsShort Form2002
A Calculus of Angels by J. Gregory KeyesLong Form2001
Empire of Unreason by J. Gregory KeyesLong Form2001
Newton's Cannon by J. Gregory KeyesLong Form2001
The Shadows of God by J. Gregory KeyesLong Form2001
Chronospace by Allen SteeleLong Form2001
First To the Moon by Stephen BaxterShort Form2001
Inca: The Scarlet Fringe by Suzanne Alles BlomLong Form2000
Against the Tide of Years by S. M. StirlingLong Form2000
Island in the Sea of Time by S. M. StirlingLong Form2000
On the Oceans of Eternity by S. M. StirlingLong Form2000
A Very British History [short story] by Paul McAuleyShort Form2000
The Other Side of Midnight by Kim NewmanShort Form2000
Xochiquetzal by Carla C. PereiraShort Form2000
Secret History of the Ornithopter by Jan Lars JensenShort Form1999
Getting To Know The Dragon by Robert SilverbergShort Form1999
A Hero of the Empire by Robert SilverbergShort Form1999
Dinosaur Summer by Greg BearLong Form1998
Climb the Wind by Pamela SargentLong Form1998
The Wire Continuum [short story] by Arthur C. ClarkeShort Form1998
Waiting For The End by Robert SilverbergShort Form1998
US (short story) by Howard WaldropShort Form1998
Time on My Hands by Peter DelacorteLong Form1997
Jack Faust by Michael SwanwickLong Form1997
Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus by Orson Scott CardLong Form1996
The Hammer and the Cross by Harry HarrisonLong Form1996
King and Emperor by Harry HarrisonLong Form1996
One King's Way by Harry HarrisonLong Form1996
Worldwar: In the Balance by Harry TurtledoveLong Form1996
Worldwar: Striking the Balance by Harry TurtledoveLong Form1996
Worldwar: Tilting the Balance by Harry TurtledoveLong Form1996
Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance by Harry TurtledoveLong Form1996
Age of Aquarius (novelette) by William BartonShort Form1996
The Miracle of Ivar Avenue {novelette} by John KesselShort Form1996
The Two Georges by Richard DreyfussLong Form1995
The Bloody Red Baron by Kim NewmanLong Form1995
From Whom All Blessings Flow by Stephen DedmanShort Form1995
The Lincoln Train {short story} by Maureen F. McHughShort Form1995
Receding Horizon [short story] by Carter ScholzShort Form1995
Must and Shall (novelette) by Harry TurtledoveShort Form1995
You Could Go Home Again by Howard WaldropShort Form1995


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