Finalists for the inaugural Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award for Speculative Fiction have been announced:
- On the Edge of Gone, Corrine Duyvis (Amulet/Abrams)
- Six Wakes, Mur Lafferty (Orbit)
- Best Worst American, Juan Martinez (Small Beer)
- Void Star, Zachary Mason (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
- Using Life, Ahmed Naji (University of Texas Press)
- After Atlas, Emma Newman (Roc)
- Made for Love, Alissa Nutting (Ecco)
- New York 2140, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)
- Telling the Map, Christopher Rowe (Small Beer)
- Central Station, Lavie Tidhar (Tachyon)
- Children of the New World, Alexander Weinstein (Picador)
The shortlist was compiled from submitted works. “Awards will be presented for a debut work and an established author in the genre of speculative fiction.” The award was established by the Neukom Institute for Computational Science at Dartmouth College and is open to works published after June 1, 2015. Winners will be announced in May 2018 and receive a $5,000 honorarium at an event at Dartmouth College. Judging is headed by Maria Dahvana Headley.
For more information, see the Neukom Institute website.
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