2020 Premios Kelvin Winners

Winners for the 2020 Premios Kelvin 505 Awards, presented by the Celsius 232 festival and honoring “the best science fiction, fantasy or horror novels published in 2019” for the first time in Spain, have been announced.

Mejor Novela Original (Best Original Novel)

  • WINNER: Nuestra parte de la noche, Mariana Enríquez (Anagrama)
  • Sigilo, Ismael Martínez Biurrun (Alianza)
  • Mars Company, Francisco Miguel Espinosa (Aristas Martínez)
  • El arcano y el jilguero, Ferran Varela (El Transbordador)

Mejor Novela Juvenil (Best YA Novel)

  • WINNER: El efecto Frankenstein, Elia Barceló (Edebé)
  • La voz de Amunet, Victoria Álvarez (Nocturna)
  • Yo soy Alexánder Cuervo, Patricia García-Rojo (SM)
  • La hora zulú, César Mallorquí (SM)

Mejor Novela Traducida (Best Translated Novel)

  • WINNER: El hambre [The Hunger], Alma Katsu, translated by Natalia Cervera (Alianza)
  • Leopardo negro, lobo rojo [Black Leopard, Red Wolf], Marlon James, translated by Javier Calvo (Seix Barral)
  • Quien teme a la muerte [Who Fears Death], Nnedi Okorafor, translated by Carla Bataller Estruch (Crononauta)
  • El núcleo del sol [The Core of the Sun], Johanna Sinisalo, translated by David Tejera (Roca)

Mejor Novela Juvenil Traducida (Best Translated YA Novel)

  • WINNER: Sed [Dry], Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman, translated by Pilar Ramírez Tello (Nocturna)
  • Más allá del invierno [The Way Past Winter], Kiran Millwood Hargrave, translated by Aitana Vega (Ático de los Libros)
  • Chicas de papel y fuego [Girls of Paper and Fire], Natasha Ngan, translated by Nora Inés Escoms (Puck)
  • Una obsesion perversa [Vicious], Victoria E. Schwab, translated by Nora Inés Escoms (Puck)

Winners receive a trophy. For more information, see the Kelvin 505 website.

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