Thursday 18 May 2000
Bruce Sterling Wins Arthur C. Clarke Award
Bruce Sterling's Distraction (Millennium) has won this year's Arthur C. Clarke Award, presented May 17th at the Science Museum in London. The award goes to the best science fiction novel published in Britain for the first time in the eligibility year (1999), and carries a prize of £1,000, donated by Arthur C. Clarke. This year's shortlist is given here.
Sterling's novel was first published in 1998 in the US by Bantam Spectra; his next, Zeitgeist, is due from Bantam in October.
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