The shortlist for the 34th Arthur C. Clarke Award has been announced:
- The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders (Tor; Titan)
- The Light Brigade, Kameron Hurley (Saga; Angry Robot UK)
- A Memory Called Empire, Arkady Martine (Tor)
- The Old Drift, Namwali Serpell (Hogarth US & UK)
- Cage of Souls, Adrian Tchaikovsky (Head of Zeus)
- The Last Astronaut , David Wellington (Hachette)
The 2020 judges are Rhian Drinkwater, Stewart Hotston, Farah Mendlesohn, Chris Pak, and Alasdair Stuart, with Andrew M. Butler serving as the non-voting Chair of the Judges. The shortlist was selected from 121 titles submitted by 46 individual UK publishing imprints and independent authors. For the complete submissions lists, see the Arthur C. Clarke medium article.
The winner will receive a check for £2,020 and an engraved bookend in an award ceremony in September, with more details to be announced soon. For more information, see the Clark Award website.
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