Martine Wins Compton Crook Award
The Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) has announced the winner of the 2020 Compton Crook Award:
- WINNER: A Memory Called Empire, Arkady Martine (Tor)
- Here and Now and Then, Mike Chen (Harlequin/Mira)
- The Ten Thousand Doors of January, Alix Harrow (Redhook)
- The Outside, Ada Hoffman (Angry Robot)
- A Song for a New Day, Sarah Pinsker (Berkley)
Selection is by vote of the BSFS membership. The award honors the best first SF/fantasy/horror novel of the year, and “includes a framed award document and, for the novel’s author, a check for $1,000 and an invitation to be the Compton Crook Guest at Balticon for two years.” This year’s Balticon 54 will be held online only, May 22-25, 2020.
For more information, see the BSFS website.