Most of the books and stories that Tiptree Award jurors read to pick a winner are nominated by authors and readers. We need your suggestions. If you’ve read a work of science fiction or fantasy that explores or expands our notions of gender, please tell us about it by filling out the recommendation form below. If you have more than one, just fill out the form again with a new recommendation and submit it until you’ve told us about them all.

Recommendations close on the 1st of December, 2011.

The 2011 James Tiptree, Jr. Award will be announced at WisCon 36, May 25-28, 2012.

To let us know something related to recommendations that doesn’t fit in the form, please email

Recommendations are Closed

The current Recommendations for the James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award can be found here:
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The 2011 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Recommendedations

AuthorTitlePublisherCommentsSub Date
PoniesTor Teen2011-10-01 06:24:59
Revolution WorldNight Shade Books2011-10-01 06:21:53
MatchedDutton Juvenile2011-10-01 06:08:07
The ShatteringLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers2011-10-01 06:07:45
Romantic WarriorStrategic Book Group2011-10-01 06:07:24
ExtraordinaryDial2011-10-01 06:07:04
Smoketown: A NovelBlind Eye Books2011-10-01 06:06:44
Embassytowndel Rey2011-10-01 06:06:21
When She WokeAlgonquin Books2011-10-01 06:06:03
The BeginnersRiverhead2011-10-01 06:05:41
The Hum and the ShiverTor Books2011-10-01 06:05:23
The Kingdom of Gods (Book 3 of the Inheritance Trilogy)Orbit2011-10-01 06:05:02
The Uncertain PlacesTor Books2011-10-01 06:04:45
Among OthersTor Books2011-10-01 06:04:22
StaticAmber Quill Press2011-10-01 06:03:57
The Tempering of MenTor Books2011-10-01 06:03:40
The Cage of ZeusHaikasoru2011-10-01 06:03:22
Catastrophic Destruction of the HeadAllen & Unwin2011-10-01 06:03:01
OutiesNew Brookland Press2011-10-01 05:51:37
The Complete Tales of Lucy GoldFiction Collective 22011-10-01 05:51:17
Fever CrumbScholastic Press2011-10-01 05:50:58
Tattoodel Rey2011-10-01 05:50:39
DiggerSofawolf Press2011-10-01 05:50:17
Boys Keep Swinging2011-10-01 05:49:55
Engines of Desire: Tales of Love & Other HorrorsLethe Press2011-10-01 05:49:38
Finder: VoiceDark Horse Books2011-10-01 05:49:16
Eon (and sequel Eona)Firebird Books2011-10-01 05:48:56
Long Enough and Just So LongLightspeed Magazine2011-10-01 05:48:32
Zoo CityHarperCollins2011-10-01 05:48:14
No Man's Land (Defending the Future, Book 4)Dark Quest2011-10-01 05:47:51
Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of her Own MakingFeiwel & Friends2011-10-01 05:43:56
HuntressLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers2011-10-01 05:43:35
Akata WitchViking Juvenile2011-10-01 05:43:18
Of Men and WolvesFantasy Magazine2011-10-01 05:43:02
God's WarNight Shade Books2011-10-01 05:41:50
Habitation of the BlessedNight Shade Books2011-10-01 05:41:25
MechaniquePrime Books2011-10-01 05:40:50
BumpedBalzer + Bray2011-10-01 05:40:28
NightsidersTwelfth Planet Press2011-10-01 05:33:56
The Universe of ThingsAqueduct Press2011-10-01 05:33:38
The Hair Wreath and Other StoriesChiZine Publications2011-10-01 05:33:19
The Boy from IlysiesTor2011-10-01 05:32:58
Cinco de MayoEDGE Science Fiction & Fantasy2011-10-01 05:32:35
TriptychDragon Moon Press2011-10-01 05:32:15
Amaranth and AshLoose Id2011-10-01 05:31:50
A Rope of Thorns: Volume Two of the Hexslinger SeriesChiZine Publications2011-10-01 05:30:53
Spilt CoffeePublishAmerica2011-10-01 05:30:10
Little SisterSpecs Journal2011-10-01 04:54:23
The Made-up ManLivingston Press2011-11-24 10:53:54
After the ApocalypseSmall Beer Press2011-11-22 19:53:40
Broken SlateCrossed Genres Publications2011-11-14 08:59:41
Somewhere Beneath Those WavesPrime Books2011-11-10 17:53:10
Games in DESTINATION: FUTUREHadley Rille2011-11-08 20:52:10
Long Enough and Just So LongLightspeed2011-11-08 20:49:55
Twice CaughtTorquere Press2011-11-08 18:58:30
Promises, PromisesLethe Press2011-11-08 10:12:52
The Ghost PartySubterranean Online2011-11-08 06:35:21
War GamesSandal Press2011-11-07 19:48:51
The Dark WifeSelf published2011-11-07 11:58:05
The Yew's EmbraceStrange Horizons2011-10-20 00:12:26
PeerlessStrange Horizons2011-10-20 00:11:43
The Rugged TrackStrange Horizons2011-10-20 00:11:01
Widows in the WorldStrange Horizons2011-10-20 00:09:55
The Last SophiaStrange Horizons2011-10-20 00:07:27
The PeacockStrange Horizons2011-10-20 00:04:37
The Holder's Black-Haired DaughterStrange Horizons2011-10-20 00:02:31
The Thick NightStrange Horizons2011-10-20 00:00:30
Items Found in a Box Belonging to Jonas ConnollyStrange Horizons2011-10-19 23:56:26