2019 Galaxy and Morningstar Awards

The 30th annual Galaxy Awards for Chinese science fiction were announced November 22, 2019 at the China Science Fiction Conference in Chengdu, China.

Best Novel

Best Novella

  • Brain Gambling, Gu Shi

Best Short Story (tie)

  • “The Ring of the Earth”, Kong Xinwei
  • “Chengdu Past”, Bao Shu
  • “Song Xiuyun”, A Que

Best Newcomer

  • Yang Wanqing

Best Translated Novel

  • Dragon’s Egg, Robert L. Forward, translated by Hu Shu

Best Art

  • Guo Jian for the cover of Wreck of the Sea

Best Foreign Writer

  • Ian Tregillis

Best Editor

  • Wei Yingxue

Best Webnovel

  • Dead on Mars, Tian Rui

Best Related Book

  • In Other Worlds: Science Fiction and the Human Imagination, Margaret Atwood (Henan University Press)

Best Adaptation

  • The Wandering Earth

Best Game

  • Doomsday Expedition

Best Screenplay

  • “The Exterminator”

Best Science Fiction Clubs (tie)

  • Wuhan University Science Fiction Association
  • Science Fiction Association of Tsinghua University
  • Science Fiction Association of Sichuan University
  • Chengdu Science and Technology University Science Fiction Association

Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • Yang Xiao
  • Wang Jinkang

Special Contribution Awards

  • A Lai
  • Yao Haijun

SFW 40th Anniversary World Friendship Medal

  • Hisayuki Hayashi (as Osamu Iwagami)
  • Wu Yan

Galaxy Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • Cixin Liu

The Galaxy Award was co-founded in 1986 by Science Fiction World magazine and is China’s oldest science fiction award.

The Shenzen Science and Fantasy Growth Fund Morningstar Awards were also announced:

Best Translator (Chinese to French)

  • Marie Jemine for Skyfire

Best Translator (Chinese to English)

  • Jiayue Zhu for Heavenly Fire

Best Concept Design

  • “Heavy Industry Passerby”, Luye Liangshan

Best Concept Character Design

  • “Soulland”, Yuntu Academy students

Best Concept Scene Setting

  • “Flying Pavilion”, Wu Zehua

Best Art Illustration / Poster Award

  • “Chinese Dream Series”, Chen Yunfeng

Best Science Fiction Video

  • Gold Award: Cotton Cotton, Zhou Lijun, Gao Hanwei, Huang Yaorong, Huang Jiajun, Yao Zehua & Ye Yejun
  • Silver Award: The Companion, Zhang Jinruo, Wang Xiao, Han Jiaxi & Zhang Yue

Best Video Director

  • Zhou Lijun

Best Screenplay

  • “Code”, Wu Yi & China Sun (Animation)

Special Award

  • “The Secret of Mountains and Names”, Wang Nono

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One thought on “2019 Galaxy and Morningstar Awards

  • January 10, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    Good day! Why didn’t you include the winners of the Best Original Book Award?


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