Niels Klim Award 2019

Winners of the ninth annual Niels Klim Award were announced September 6, 2020 during Fantasticon, the Danish fantastika convention, which was held virtually this year.


  • Armageddon år 2419 [Armageddon 2419 A.D.], Philip Francis Nowlan, translated by Michael Pilgaard (Pilgaard)

Children and Young

  • Den Rustne Verden 1: Flugten fra Danmark [Rusty World 1: The Escape from Denmark], Adam O. (Høst & Søn)


  • “Jeg ved godt, du er der” [“I Know That You’re There”], A. Silvestri (Calibat)

Short Story

  • “2060: Organisatorisk borgerskab” [“2060: Organizational Citizenship”], Jannik Landt Fogt (Himmelskibet Summer ’19)

The award is given for “shorter science fiction texts (less than 40,000 words) published in Danish for the first time the previous year.” For more information about the award, see the Ommadawn blog.

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