Winners of the 2019 Kurd Laßwitz Preis for best German science fiction works and translations have been announced:
Best German SF Novel
- NSA – Nationales Sicherheits-Amt, Andreas Eschbach (Lübbe)
Best German SF Short Story
- “Confinement”, Thorsten Küper (Nova #26)
Best Foreign SF Work Published in German
- Eiswelt [Early Riser], Jasper Fforde (Heyne)
Best SF Translation Into German
- New York 2140, Kim Stanley Robinson, translated by Jakob Schmidt (Heyne)
Best Cover Art or Illustration
- Michael Marrak for the cover of Die Reise zum Mittelpunkt der Zeit, Michael Marrak (Amrûn)
Special Award For Outstanding Achievement
- Ronald M. Hahn, Michael K. Iwoleit, Helmuth W. Mommers, Olaf G. Hilscher, Frank Hebben & Michael Haitel
The winner for Best German Audio Work has not been decided yet. The award ceremony will take place during Penta-Con 2019, to be held November 1-3, 2019 in Dresden, Germany.
For more information, see the official website.
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