costi gurgu
books, stories & awards

 

LATEST STORIES

Cosmobotica in The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk, anthology edited by Sean Wallace, published by Running Press, UK (2015). Story written in collaboration with Tony Pi.

Wonderful Asaara in Weird Worlds, anthology edited by Stefan Ghidoveanu, published by Vremea, Romania (2014). Story won the Science Fiction Journal Award and the Quasar Award in 1995.

Secret Recipes in Tesseracts Seventeen: Speculating Canada from Coast to Coast to Coast, edited by Colleen Anderson and Steve Vernon, published by Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, Canada (2013)

Angels and Moths in The Third Science Fiction Megapack: 26 Modern and Classic Science Fiction Tales, edited by John Gregory Betancourt, published by Wildside Press, USA (2012)

The Black Citadel in Steampunk: The Second Revolution, anthology edited by Adrian Craciun, published by Millenium Books, Romania (2011). Story finalist for Galileo Awards in 2012.

Angels and Moths in Galileo Awards 2011, anthology edited by Horia Nicola Ursu, published by Millenium Press, Romania (2011)

Angels and Moths in Galileo Magazine issue #2, magazine edited by Horia Nicola Ursu, published by Millenium Press, Romania (2010). Story won the Galileo Awards in 2011.

— In the Shadow of the Law  in Millenium: Six Years of Fiction, anthology edited by Horia Nicola Ursu, published by Millenium Press, Romania (2010)

Angels and Moths in Ages of Wonder, edited by Julie Czerneda and Rob St. Martin, published by DAW Books, Inc., USA (2009)

 

OTHER STORIES IN MAGAZINES

Playboy Magazine, Romania, “Amantii” (The Lovers) (2001)

Fictions Magazine, Romania, 3 stories published (1999 – 2003)

Quantum Muse, USA (1999), The Prediction (won the Henri Coanda Award and the Quasar Award in 1995)

ArtPanorama (literary magazine of the Museum of Literature, Bucharest), Romania, 3 stories published, 1 story awarded (1999 – 2001)

Hologram Tales, England (1996), The Prediction (it won the Henri Coanda Award and the Quasar Award in 1995)

String, Romania, 3 stories published; 2 awarded (1995 – 2000)

Anticipation Magazine, Romania, 5 stories published; 3 awarded (1994 – 1997)

SF Journal, Romania, fiction debut in 1993 with the short story Wonderful Asaara; 14 stories published; 9 awarded (1993 – 1996)

 

OTHER STORIES IN ANTHOLOGIES

The Glass Plague in Creatures of Glass and Light—New European Stories of the Fantastic, edited by Klaus A.E. Mogensen, published by Science Fiction Circklen, Denmark (2007)

— Blue Ones in Nautilus, anthology edited by Stefan Ghidoveanu, published by Nemira, Romania (2001)

Wonderful Asaara in Romania S.F. 2001, anthology edited by Dan-Silviu Boerescu, published by ProLogos, Romania (2001)

Hasty Seed in Heroes Age, anthology edited by Catalin Sandu, published by Media-Tech, Romania (2001)

Wonderful Asaara, Death’s Breath, Silence of the Dawns, and The Prediction in The Ark of the Phantoms’ Tamers, anthology edited by Stefan Vida Marinescu and Mihail Gramescu, published by Euro-Vida M., Romania (2000)

The Glass Plague in The Best Stories of the Year 1999, edited by Dan-Silviu Boerescu, published by ALLFA, Romania (1999)

The Glass Plague in Anticipation Annual Anthology, published by Science and Technology, Romania (1999)

Amprentar in Anticipation Annual Anthology, published by Science and Technology Publishing House, Romania (1997)

 

BOOKS (from the other side of the world)

Recipearium, upcoming novel from White Cat Publications, Fall 2015

First published by Tritonic, Romania (2006)

Winner of Nemira Award (1994), Kult Award and Vladimir Colin Award in 2007

Chronicles from the End of the World, story collection published by Millenium Books, Romania (2011)

Finalist book of the Galileo Award and Vladimir Colin Award in 2011

From its content:

Angels and Moths short story has won the Galileo Award in 2010

Radharc, shared world novel coordinated by Costi Gurgu, published by Millennium, Romania (2005)

The Blood Chronicles, shared world anthology coordinated by Costi Gurgu, published by ProLogos, Romania (2002)

The Demons Age, shared world anthology coordinated by Costi Gurgu, published by Omnibooks, Romania (2001)

From its content:

Children of God novelette by Costi Gurgu has won the SF National Convention Award, Romania in 2002

The Glass Plague, story collection published by ProLogos), Romania (2000)

Winner of the Alexandru Odobescu Award for debut book (awarded by the Writers’ Union of Romania) and Vladimir Colin Award in 2000

From its content:

The Glass Plague novelette has won the Grand Award of the SF National Convention, Romania in 1999

The Pink Corrosion short story has won the AFSF Award in 1995

The Absolution novelette has won the Quo Vadis Award in 1994

Wonderful Asaara short story has won the Quasar and the JSF Awards in 1993

Corrosion short story has won the Atlantikron Award in 1993

 

AWARDS

2011: Galileo Award for short story (Angels and Moths)

2008: Vladimir Colin Award for novel (Recipearium)

2007: Atelierul Kult Award for novel (Recipearium)

2004: The Romanian SF&F National Convention Award for novella (God’s Children)

2001: Vladimir Colin Award for The Glass Plague book

2000: Alexandru Odobescu Award for debut book for The Glass Plague, (awarded by the Writers’ Union of Romania)

1999: The Grand Award of the SF National Convention (The Glass Plague novelette)

1995: Sfera Award for short story (The Fruit)

  • Brain Award’ Grand Prize (The Fruit)
  • Henri Coanda Award for flash fiction (The Prediction)
  • Quasar Award for short story (The Prediction)
  • AFSF Award for short story (The Pink Corrosion)
  • Segra Award for novella (Amprentar)
  • Quo Vadis Award for short story (The Forgiving)
  • JSF Award for short story (Death’s Breath)

1994: Atlantikron Award for short story (Corrosion)

  • Atlantikron Award for flash fiction (CuCyber Story)
  • Victor Papilian Award for short story (The Man Who Knew the Truth)
  • SF Journal Award for short story (Wonderful Asaara)
  • Quasar Award for short story (Wonderful Asaara)
  • Nemira Award for the unpublished novel Recipearium