2017 Galaxy Awards

Science Fiction World magazine and Storycom held the 28th 银河奖 Yinhe (Galaxy) Awards November 11, 2017 in Chengdu, China. This year’s winners include:

Best Novel

  • The Heart of Galaxy III: Chasing Shadow and Light, Jiang Bo

Best Novella

  • Shining, Chen Zijun
  • Electricity Soul, Quanru Xiaojie

Best Short Story

  • “Life”, He Xi
  • “Iron Moon”, Xia Jia
  • “Möbius Continuum”, Gu Shi

Best New Writer

  • Taiyi

Best Art

  • Cover of Science Fiction Translation #5, Lan Shitao

Most Popular Foreign Writer

  • Mike Resnick

Best Chinese Book

  • Mother Heaven and Father Earth, Wang Jinkang (Sichuan Science & Technology)

Best Foreign Book

  • Quantum Thief, Hannu Rajaniemi (Sichuan Science & Technology)
  • Collection of Ray Bradbury, Ray Bradbury (New Star Publishing)

Best Related Book

  • How Long Is the Alien’s Fingers?, Xi Xia (Sichuan Science & Technology)

Best Editor

  • Li Keqin
  • Zou He

Best Internet Novel

  • Reborn: Super Warship, Xu Junbo

Best Adaptation

  • The Three Body Problem stage play, based on the novel by Cixin Liu

Best Fan Society

  • Sichuan University SF Society

No award was given for Best Translated Story. The Galaxy awards were founded in 1986. Winners are decided in part by votes from the public, but the final decisions are made by the editors of Science Fiction World. The Galaxy award includes cash prizes of 100,000 yuan for best novel and 10,000 yuan each for best novella and best short story.

Thanks to Derek Künsken and Crystal Huff for information and help with translations.

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