The finalists for the 2017 John W. Campbell Memorial Award have been announced:
- The Medusa Chronicles, Stephen Baxter & Alastair Reynolds (Saga)
- Zero K, Don DeLillo (Scribner)
- The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe, Kij Johnson (Tor.com Publishing)
- Into Everywhere, Paul J. McAuley (Gollancz)
- Everfair, Nisi Shawl (Tor)
- Occupy Me, Tricia Sullivan (Gollancz)
- Rosewater, Tade Thompson (Apex)
- Central Station, Lavie Tidhar (Tachyon)
- The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)
- The Arrival of Missives, Aliya Whiteley (Unsung Stories)
- Alien Morning, Rick Wilber (Tor)
- Underground Airlines, Ben Winters (Mulholland)
- Azanian Bridges, Nick Wood (NewCon)
The award honors the best work of book-length science fiction from the prior year published in English. Current jurors are Gregory Benford, Sheila Finch, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Paul Kincaid, Christopher McKitterick, Pamela Sargent, and Lisa Yaszek.
The award will be presented during the Campbell Conference held June 16-18, 2017 at the University of Kansas Student Union in Lawrence KS.