Volume 17, Number 3, Fall 1999

Prometheus Awards 1999

Varley, Piper Honored at NASFiC

The 1999 Prometheus Awards ceremony took place at 4:00 P.M. on Friday, August 27, in Anaheim, California, at Conucopia, the 1999 NASFIC (North American Science Fiction Convention). The award for best novel published in 1998 went to John Varley for The Golden Globe. The Hall of Fame award went to H. Beam Piper and John McGuire for A Planet for Texans (also published as Lone Star Planet).

Victor Koman presented the award for The Golden Globe; Victor Milan read John Varley's acceptance speech. William Stoddard presented the award for A Planet for Texans; Jerry Pournelle accepted on behalf of the deceased H. Beam Piper. The presentation was followed by a period of free discussion. Transcriptions of the presentation and acceptance speeches begin on p. 4.

Fred Moulton served as liaison with the NASFiC convention committee.

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