2020 Prix Imaginales Winners

Winners have been announced for the 2020 Prix Imaginales, for “the best fantasy novels, and everything particularly fantasy, published the previous calendar year” in France.

French Novel

  • Danse avec les lutins, Catherine Dufour (L’Atalante)

Foreign Novel

  • Vita Nostra, Marina & Sergey Dyachenko (L’Atalante)

YA Novel

  • L’Estrange Malaventure de Mirella, Flore Vesco (L’École des loisirs)


  • François Baranger for illustrations in Les Montagnes hallucinées 1 by H.P. Lovecraft (Bragelonne)


  • Chuchoteurs du dragon et autres murmures, Thomas Geha (Elenya)

Special Jury Award

  • Lovecraft je suis providence tomes 1 et 2, S.T. Joshi (ActuSF)

Winners were selected by a jury of journalists, critics, and experts, and announced online (since the Imaginales festival was canceled). Each of the first four category winners will receive €1,000, and each of the last two category winners will receive €250. Winners were also announced in other categories, such as comics/graphic novels, special selections by librarians, schoolchildren, and more. For more information, see the official website.

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