Apparition Lit 2020 Award Eligibility

We’re slowly marching up the ladder of notability, this year was a huge year for us. We had record number submissions, we were able to increase our staff and bring on readers. Each issue was reviewed one way or another. We crawling out of the shadow of obscurity and riding the coattails of our amazing writers.

We’re so thankful for the work we published this year. Each issue has meant so much to us.

The stories listed below are eligible in either the short story categories of the SF/F awards. We are not yet members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America so are unable to nominate ourselves. We’re always happy to send out our ebooks to any potential reviewers or nominators.

Short Stories (Under 5100 Words):

Issue 9: Experimentation

 Issue 10: Transfiguration

 Issue 11: Redemption

Issue 12: Satisfaction

All our poetry can be nominated for the Rhysling Award. We’ve added the number of lines so you can confirm which are Long Poems or Short Poems.

Poetry (short and long form):


For 2020, we relied on the brilliance of our Managing Editor Tacoma Tomilson and began the new initiative of hiring Guest Editors. You can nominate the below for the Best Editor (Short Form) Hugo Award:

  • Tiffany Morris, Guest Editor Issue 12: Satisfaction
  • Tacoma Tomilson, Editor Issue 11: Redemption, Issue 10: Transfiguration, Issue 9: Experimentation


We also began commissioning Guest Essayists this year and have to mention that these essays are eligible for the Best Related Work Hugo Award.

As a semi-pro magazine, we are eligible for the Best Semiprozine Hugo Award.

All our artwork is original. If you love what you’ve seen, please nominate these artists for Best Fan Artist Hugo Award:

  • Kim Myatt, Artist for Issue 9: Experimentation
  • Tijana Jankovic, Artist for Issue 10: Transfiguration
  • Erika Hollice, Artist for Issue 11: Redemption
  • Karina Serdyuk, Artist for Issue 12: Satisfaction

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