2019 Audie Awards Winners

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyThe Audio Publishers Association announced the winners of the 2019 Audie Awards, recognizing excellence in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment, at an awards ceremony on March 4, 2019 at Guastavino’s in New York City.

Winners of genre interest follow.

Science Fiction

  • Planetside, Michael Mammay, read by R.C. Bray (HarperAudio)
  • Black Star Renegades, Michael Moreci, read by Dan Bittner (Macmillan Audio)
  • Head On, John Scalzi, read by Wil Wheaton (Audible)
  • Artemis, Andy Weir, read by Rosario Dawson (Audible)


  • WINNER: Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik, read by Lisa Flanagan (Penguin Random House Audio)

Audiobook of the Year

Audio Drama

  • Alien: Sea of Sorrows, James A. Moore & Dirk Maggs, read by John Chancer, Stockard Channing, Tony Gardner, Lorelei King, Laurel Lefkow & a full cast (Audible)
  • Steal the Stars, Mac Rogers, read by a full cast (Macmillan Audio)

Best Male Narrator

  • WINNER: Watchers, Dean Koontz, read by Edoardo Ballerini (Brilliance)
  • Pet Sematary, Stephen King, read by Michael C. Hall (Simon & Schuster Audio)

Narration by the Author or Authors

  • The Poet X, Elizabeth Acevedo, read by the author (HarperAudio)

Original Work

  • WINNER: Spin, Harvey Edelman, Neil Fishman & David B. Coe, read by Jim Dale, Barrett Leddy, Lisa Livesay, Nicola Barber, Khristine Hvam, Nick Sullivan, John Brady & Johnny Heller (HarperAudio)
  • Loki Ragnarok, Mark Binder, read by the author (Light)
  • Magus Elgar, Kennedy Phillips, read by Ricardo Cabral, William Violenus, Christopher Moore, and a full cast (Kennedy Phillips, MelodyGun)

Judges for 2019 were Ron Charles, Lisa Lucas, and Linda Holmes. For more information, including a complete list of winners, see the Audio Publishers Association website.

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