2019 Geffen Awards Finalists

Finalists for the 2019 Geffen Awards for best science fiction and fantasy published in Hebrew have been announced by the Israeli Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Best Translated Science Fiction Book

Best Translated Fantasy Book

Best Translated YA Book

Best Original Hebrew Book

  • Efrat Damascus Efrat, Ithiel Arnon (Kinneret Zmora Dvir)
  • Heart of the Circle, Keren Landsman (Kinneret Zmora Dvir)
  • Curse of the Angels: The Voice of a Living Dead Man, Dana Pines (Ophir)
  • Red, Yishai Ron (Graff)
  • Three Days in September, Ron Yaniv (Yaniv)

Best Original Hebrew Short Story

  • “My Last Dragon”, Rotem Baruchin (2018)
  • “Mount Scopus”, Lily Dai (2018)
  • “The Rise of Israman”, Nimrod Eisenberg (2018)
  • “Today I’m the Day Before”, Rika Graziani-Teichholz (2018)
  • “The Persistence of Reflection”, Keren Landsman (2018)

Winners will be announced at Icon 2019, to be held October 15-17, 2019 at the Tel Aviv Cinemateque in Tel Aviv, Israel.

For more information, see the Geffen Award website.

[Thanks to Rani Graff and Gili Bar Hillel for translations]

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