You can read the official announcement from Jeff here, along with my acceptance speech.
Wow, I’m floored.
This is an awesome birthday gift for the blog.
And it’s all because of terrific people like you who respond, think, contribute, and support this blog and its mission.
Major congrats also go out to the other winners this year:
In recognition of individuals who selflessly give of themselves for worthy causes, websites, or organizations…
Winner: Leslie Howle (for Clarion West and Hugo House activities)
Promotion of Reading
In recognition of individuals whose efforts contribute to the promotion of reading or an increase in reading proficiency…
Winner: Colleen Cahill (for Library of Congress work as a genre fiction advocate and as the library’s representative to the ALA)
Expanding Our Vocabulary
In recognition of writers whose nonfiction, through reviews, blogging, and/or essays, exposes readers to new words and, often, new ideas…
Winner: Matthew Cheney
In recognition of those who work to bring writers from other literary traditions and countries to the attention of readers in North America, the United Kingdom, and Australia…
Winner: Lavie Tidhar (for The World SF Blog)