2019 Xingyun Awards Winners

The tenth annual Xingyun awards for Chinese science fiction were presented by the World Chinese Science Fiction Association on October 27, 2019 in Chongqing, China.

Best Novel

  • WINNER: The Azure Tragedy, Hui Hu
  • Life Upgrade, Tianjiang Longxia
  • The Dead, Han Song
  • The Orphans of Red Planet, Liu Yang

Best Novella

  • WINNER: Flowers on the Other Side, A Que
  • The Wings of Earth, Jiang Bo
  • The Peach Blossom Spring, Suo Hefu
  • Brain Gambling, Gu Shi

Best Short Story

  • WINNER: “The Kites of Jinan”, Liang Qingsan
  • “Fear Machine”, Chen Qiufan
  • “Sin”, Yang Wanqing

Best Children’s Science Fiction (Long Form)

  • WINNER: Mind Surveyors, Xu Yanli
  • Qi Qiguai’s Historical Adventures in Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties, Chao Xia
  • Cosmic Adventure King vol. 10, Peng Xuluo
  • Adventures of Four Friends, Lu Yang

Best Children’s Science Fiction (Short Form)

  • WINNER: “Millions of Tomorrows”, Qin Yingliang
  • “Immigrating to Planet 9”, He Tao
  • “Where Have You Been, Dad?”, Chao Xia
  • “Nightmare of Conan”, Lu Yang

Best Translated Fiction

  • WINNER: The Golden Man: Collection of Philip K. Dick vol. 3, Philip K. Dick, translated by Hao Xiuyu
  • The Quantum Magician, Derek Künsken, translated by Yan Wei
  • Seveneves, Neal Stephenson, translated by Chen Yuechen
  • Borne, Jeff VanderMeer, translated by Hu Shaoyan

Best Artwork

  • WINNER: Cover art of Red Ocean, Butu
  • Cover art of The Fountains of Paradise, Guo Jian
  • Cover art of The Poetry Cloud, Guo Jian
  • Cover art of Twelve Lenhu Lakes, Yongren

Best New Writer

  • WINNER: Yang Wanqing
  • Shi Heiyao
  • Mu Ming
  • Fu Qiang
  • Teng Ye

Awards for Special Contribution were given to Frank Gwo and Hao Jingfang. No award was given for Best Non-Fiction this year.

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