2019 Geffen Awards Winners

Winners 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

  • WINNER: Artemis, Andy Weir (Armchair)

Best Translated Fantasy Book

Best Translated YA Book

Best Original Hebrew Book

  • WINNER: Heart of the Circle, Keren Landsman (Kinneret Zmora Dvir)
  • Efrat Damascus Efrat, Ithiel Arnon (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

  • WINNER: “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 were announced October 17, 2019 during Icon 2019, held 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. “My Last Dragon” was previously reported as “Dragon Bound”.]

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