Locus Award

set of literary awards by the science fiction and fantasy magazine Locus

The Locus Awards were started in 1971 and are given to winners of Locus Magazine's yearly readers' poll. Currently, the Locus Awards are given at a yearly banquet. Unusually, the publishers of winning works are given a certificate.[1]

The first Locus Award was given in 1971 for works published in 1970.


The following writers have won the most awards in the "fiction" sections as of July 2005:

10 or more awardsEdit

3 - 9 awardsEdit


  • Locus Award for Best Novel
  • Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
  • Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel
  • Locus Award for Best First Novel
  • Locus Award for Best Short Story


  1. "What is given out in the Locus Awards". Retrieved 2008-06-14.

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