The Winners have been Announced!

24th June 2023

Red Tentacle

The Last Blade Priest

Paperback
Published

  • $14.12
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Golden Tentacle

Our Wives Under the Sea

Paperback
Published

  • $12.77
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Inky Tentacle

Paper Crusade

Paperback
Published

  • $12.77
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And the Glentacle goes to...

Bisha K. Ali

Bisha K. Ali

for her inspirational and thought-provoking work as head writer for the Disney+ show, Ms. Marvel.

Red Tentacle

Red Tentacle

(Novel)

Awarded annually to the novel containing speculative or fantastic elements that best fulfills the criteria of intelligent, progressive and entertaining.

Prize

£1,000 & a hand-crafted tentacle trophy

Golden Tentacle

Golden Tentacle

(Debut)

Awarded annually to the debut novel that best fits the criteria of progressive, intelligent and entertaining. The book must be the author's first published work of novel-length fiction in any genre.

Prize

£500 & a hand-crafted tentacle trophy

Inky Tentacle

Inky Tentacle

(Cover Art)

Awarded to the year's finest cover art, as selected by a panel of visual arts experts from wide range of disciplines.

Prize

£500 & a hand-crafted tentacle trophy

Glentacle

Glentacle

(Special)

A discretionary award named in honour of The Kitschies' former director, Glen Mehn, intended to recognise extraordinary service to the SFF industry.

Prize

A hand-crafted tentacle trophy

Previous Winners 2015-2022