Award is given to any work of speculative fiction dealing with issues of race and ethnicity; nominees may be of any racial or ethnic group. Works must be speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, etc.) and published in English. The works must have been published in 2016. Works translated into English are eligible if the English version was published in 2016. When considering works to nominate, keep in mind that by speculative fiction, we mean science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, or any works that incorporate elements of these and related genres. Works do not have to be marketed as science fiction to be eligible for these awards. We welcome graphic novels for consideration.