Henry Lion Oldie

Awards



Membership and participation into the awards and balloting committees:

1996 – 2005: members of the "Interpresscon" and the "Bronze Snail" Awards and Balloting Committee, Russia

Since 1997: members of the "Start" Awards and Balloting Committee, Russia

Since 1999: members of the "Star Bridge" SF & Fantasy International Festival Organization Committee, Kharkov, Ukraine

Since 2000: members of the "Aelita" Awards and Balloting Committee, Russia.

 

Awards and Premiums:

"Nobody's Home"; the short story was declared as one of the "Best 10 SF & Fantasy Stories" at the Meeting of International SF and Fantasy Authors, Bijsk, Russia, 1990 (# 7).

"Living for the Last Time"; the novel was listed in the "Best 10 SF & Fantasy Novels"; former USSR; 1992 (# 6).

"Twilight of the World"; the novel was listed in the "Best 10 SF & Fantasy Novels"; former USSR; 1993 (# 4).

"Fear"; the novelette was listed in the "Best 10 SF & Fantasy Novels and Novelettes"; former USSR; 1994 (# 2). The novelette was the runner-up to the "STRANGER" literary award.

"Getting into Character"; the novel was listed in the "Best 10 SF & Fantasy Novels and Novelettes"; former USSR; 1994.

"How Atlantis Fell"; the short story was listed in the "Best 10 SF & Fantasy Short Stories" and received the "Great Ring" award; former USSR; 1994.

Several short stories: "Master", "The Eighth Circle of Subway", "Collapse", "How Atlantis Fell", "Nightmares of Pavel Lavrentievich", "Tales of Grandfather the Vampire" and parts of the novel "The Road" were included into the radio show; "Master-Radio", Kharkov, Ukraine, 1994.

"Master"; the short story received the "FANCON-95" prize as the "Best SF & Fantasy Short Story of 1994-95"; Odessa, Ukraine, 1995.

Two first H. L. Oldie's books – "Getting into Character" and "The Road" received the "START" award as the "Best Debut SF & Fantasy Books of 1994-95".

Five H. L. Oldie's books featured in the list of the "SF& Fantasy Bestsellers"; Moscow, Russia:

  1. "The Right to Die"; #4, January 1996
  2. "A Hero Must Be Alone"; #4, March 1996
  3. "The Way of The Sword"; #2, April 1996
  4. "Vitrages of Patriarchs"; #5, June 1996
  5. "Black Trouble-Maker" (novel, vol. 1: "The Thunderstorm in Begininglessness"); #2, August, 1997.

("Book Review" # 6, 12, 18, 25, 1996; # 32, 1997, Moscow, Russia.)

H. L. Oldie took 5-th place at the "Hit-Parade of SF & Fantasy writers of former USSR" in 1996; "Book Review" # 1, Moscow, Russia, 1997.

"Messiah Clears the Disc"; the novel took 9th place among of all fiction bestsellers at the "Hit-Parade", Moscow; "Book Review" # 6, Moscow, Russia, 1997.

"Let Them Die"; the novel took 3rd place at the "Hit-Parade"; "Book Review" # 17, Moscow, Russia, 1997.

"Net for World Lords" (novel, vol. 2 of "Black Trouble-Maker"); took 3rd place at the "Hit-Parade", Moscow, 1998.

"Go Where You Want" (novel, vol. 3 of "Black Trouble-Maker"); took 5th place at the "Hit-Parade", Moscow, 1998.

"I'll Take It Myself"; the book took 4th place at the "Hit-Parade", Moscow, 1998; and 5th place among of SF & Fantasy bestsellers; "Book Review" # 38, Moscow, Russia, 1998.

Dmitry Gromov and Oleg Ladyzhensky had got three awards at the "Fancon SF & Fantasy Festival", Odessa, Ukraine, 1997:

  • Award of Moshe Dian; Israel SF & Fantasy Fan-Club; "For Synthesis of Fighting and Art in SF & Fantasy Literature"
  • Award of the Writers Association of Moldavian Transdniestria Republic for their novel "A Hero Must Be Alone"
  • Award of the Association of Russian Writers in Israel for their novel "Messiah Clears the Disc"

"Stepchildren of the Eighth Commandment"; the novel received the "Moon Sword" at the "Stranger" – the 2nd Congress of the SF & Fantasy Writers of Russia, 1997.

H. L. Oldie took 6th place at the "Hit-Parade of SF & Fantasy Writers of former USSR"; "Book Review" # 51, Moscow, Russia, 1997.

H. L. Oldie received a Black Belt of the 1st degree as a master of "Fan-Do" for fragments of fights described in their novel "Messiah Clears the Disc" at the "Star Bridge SF & Fantasy Festival", Kharkov, Ukraine, 1999.

"The Way of the Sword"; the novel received the "Great Zilant" at the "ZilantCon SF & Fantasy Festival", Kazan, Russia, 1999.

"The Boundary"; the novel by H. L. Oldie, A. Valentinov and M. & S. Dyachenko was awarded as the "Best SF & Fantasy Novel of 1999-2000" at the "Star Bridge SF & Fantasy Festival", Kharkov, Ukraine, 2000. At the same Festival H. L. Oldie and Andrey Valentinov received the award of The Ukrainian Institute of Ministry of Internal Affairs for their novel "We Are to Live Here".

"Odysseus, Son of Laertes" (vol. 1: "The Man of Nomos"); the novel received the "Bronze RosCon" award at the "RosCon Convention", Moscow, Russia, 2001.

H. L. Oldie received the "Gold Phoenix" award for the development of good literary taste in readers at the third festival "Book World-2001".

H. L. Oldie received the "PiramyDon" award from the SF & Fantasy fan-club of Rostov at the "DonCon SF & Fantasy Festival", Rostov, Russia, 2001.

"Messiah Clears the Disc"; the novel received the "Gold Medal of Shoalin"; the China-Russia Shaolin U-Shu Association of Russia at the "Star Bridge SF & Fantasy Festival", Kharkov, Ukraine, 2001.

H. L. Oldie received the "Readers' Choice Award" from the magazine "F-Hobby" at "RosCon Convention", Moscow, Russia, 2002.

Dmitry Gromov and Oleg Ladyzhensky received from the City Council of Kharkov the award "For the best representation of Kharkov-city in the fantasy literature" and "Certificate of Honor" from Kharkov City Council; the "Star Bridge SF & Fantasy Festival", Kharkov, Ukraine, 2003.

The novelette "Vengeance is Mine, I will Repay" from the cycle of "Songs of Peter Sliadek" received the "Portal" award at the "2nd International SF & Fantasy Assembly of Portal"; Kiev, Ukraine, 2005.

"Songs of Peter Sliadek" – the cycle of 12 novelettes received the "Sigma-F" Grand Prize at "Sigma-F Conference", Moscow, Russia, 2005.

"Pentacle" – the novel-cycle by H. L. Oldie, A. Valentinov and M. & S. Dyachenko received the First Prize as the "Best novel-cycle" at the "Star Bridge SF & Fantasy Festival", Kharkov, Ukraine, 2005.

"Pentacle" – the novel-cycle by H. L. Oldie, A. Valentinov and M. & S. Dyachenko received the "Best Historical Fantasy & SF" award at the "BastCon Convention", Moscow, Russia, 2006.

"Pentacle" – the novel-cycle by H. L. Oldie, A. Valentinov and M. & S. Dyachenko received the "Silver RosCon" award as the “Best SF & Fantasy Novel” at the "RosCon Convention"; Moscow, Russia, 2006.

At "EuroCon-2006" International European SF & Fantasy Convention H. L. Oldie got a title of The Best European SF & Fantasy Writer of 2006, which was voted on by representatives of 22 European countries!

"Oikumene" – the novel received the title of "Best Russian Science Fiction Novel of 2007" by the "Fantastic World" magazine, Moscow, Russia; the main character of this novel was named as the "Best Fantastic Hero of the Year".

"Oikumene" – the novel received the "Great Portal" award at the "5th International SF & Fantasy Assembly of Portal"; Kiev, Ukraine, 2008.

"Harpy" – the novel received the "Sigma-F" Grand Prize, as the "Best 2008' SF & Fantasy Novel", which was voted on by readers "Esli", a SF & Fantasy magazine.

"Harpy" – the novel received the "Silver RosCon" award at the "RosCon Convention"; Moscow, Russia, 2009.

"Harpy" – the novel received the "Astreya" award as the "Best 2008' SF & Fantasy Novel", which was voted on by professional SF & Fantasy writers of former USSR; "Interpresscon Convention", St. Petersburg, Russia, 2009.

"Harpy" – the novel received the award of "Fantastic World" magazine as the "Best 2008' SF & Fantasy Novel"; Moscow, Russia, 2009.

"Alumen" – the novel had written by H. L. Oldie and Andrey Valentinov received several literary awards in 2010:

  • the "Bast" prize as the "Best Historical Fantasy" at "BastCon Convention", Moscow Russia
  • the "Bronze RosCon" award at the "RosCon Convention", Moscow, Russia
  • the award of "Fantastic World" magazine as a "Surprise of the Year", Moscow, Russia
  • the "Bronze Icarus" award "For true Science Fiction"
  • the "SilverCon" award for the "Best Co-authorship" at the "SilverCon Convention", Moscow, Russia
  • the "Best SF & Fantasy novel" award at the "Fantasy Days in Kiev", Kiev, Ukraine

"Carousel" – the short story received the award as the “Best SF & Fantasy Short Story” at the "Fantasy Days in Kiev", Kiev, Ukraine, 2010.

"Dragon’s Laughter" – the short story received the "Interpresscon" award as the "Best 2010’ SF & Fantasy short story"; "Interpresscon Convention", Russia, St. Petersburg, 2011.

The main character of the novel "Urbi et Orbi or To The City and To The World" was named the "Best Fantastic Hero of the Year" at the "Silver Arrow Convention", Moscow, Russia, 2011.

H. L. Oldie received the "Aelita" Great Prize (the oldest Russian SF & Fantasy award) "For their outstanding creativity and great contribution to SF & Fantasy literature" at the "Aelita Convention"; Ekaterinburg, Russia, 2011.

H. L. Oldie and Andrey Valentinov received the "Hero of Fandom" prize for their educational and cultural contribution to SF & Fantasy literature; "Star Bridge SF & Fantasy Festival", Kharkov, Ukraine, 2011.

H. L. Oldie was awarded the Gogol’s Medal of Honor for the "Outstanding literary achievements"; the Association of Russian Writers; 2011.

"Urbi et Orbi or To The City and To The World" – the novel received the "Ursa Major" Great Prize at the "Aju-Dag Constellation Convention", Crimea, Ukraine, 2011.

"Urbi et Orbi or To The City and To The World" – the novel received the "Gold RosCon" award at the "RosCon Convention", Moscow, Russia, 2012.

"The Grandson of Perseus" – the novel received the "Ursa Major" Great Prize at the "Aju-Dag Constellation Convention"; Crimea, Ukraine, 2012.

"Hoanga" – the short story received the "Petraedr" award at the "Aju-Dag Constellation Convention"; Crimea, Ukraine, 2012.

"The Cyclops" – novel of two volumes by H. L. Oldie received the title of "Best Russian Novel of 2012" by the "Fantastic World" magazine; Moscow, Russia.

"The Grandson of Perseus" – novel of two volumes by H. L. Oldie received the National Award of Ukraine in the field of fantastic literature as The Best Novel of 2012; Kiev, Ukraine, 2013.

"Urbi et Orbi or To The City and To The World" – the novel by H. L. Oldie received the "Great Zilant" award at the "ZilantCon SF & Fantasy Festival", Kazan, Russia, November 1, 2013.

H. L. Oldie and Andrey Valentinov got the titles of “The Gold Writers of Ukraine” from International Charitable Fund “The Treasury of Arts”; Kiev, Ukraine, 2013.

The novel by Henry Lion Oldie and Andrey Valentinov "The Fortress of My Soul" got the title of "Best Russian SF & Fantasy Book of 2013" by the "Fantastic World" magazine (Moscow, Russia).

"The Cyclops" – novel of two volumes by H. L. Oldie received the "Gold RosCon" award at the "RosCon Convention", Moscow, Russia, 2014.

In January, 2016 a space opera novel of 3 volumes by Henry Lion Oldie "Spurt Flight" got the title of "Best Russian SF Book of 2015" by the "Fantastic World" magazine (Moscow, Russia).

In February, 2016 a space opera novel of 3 volumes by Henry Lion Oldie "Spurt Flight" got the title of "The Best Russian SF & Fantasy Book of the Year (2015)" by the readers' voting on "FantLab" - the biggest and most influential Russian SF & Fantasy website: https://www.fantlab.ru/.

A space opera novel of 3 volumes by Henry Lion Oldie "Spurt Flight" received the "Gold RosCon" award on the "RosCon" international SF & Fantasy convention (Moscow, Russia, March, 2016) as the best SF & Fantasy novel published in Russian in 2015.

Space opera novel of 3 volumes "Spurt Flight" by Henry Lion Oldie received "Interpresscon" award on the same-named SF & Fantasy Convention in St. Petersburg (Russia) -- as the best SF & Fantasy novel of 2015 published in Russian.

In 1991 Dmitry Gromov and Oleg Ladyzhensky founded a creative studio "The Second Pancake". From 1991 to 2013 in co-operation with publishers from Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Canada, France and Poland "The Second Pancake" had published more than 600 fantasy and science fiction books by different authors.