2021 Compton Crook Award Finalists
The Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) has announced the finalists for the 2021 Compton Crook Award:
- Axiom’s End, Lindsay Ellis (St. Martin’s)
- The Space Between Worlds, Micaiah Johnson (Del Rey)
- Nameless Queen, Rebecca McLaughlin (Crown)
- Architects of Memory, Karen Osbourne (Tor)
- The Bone Shard Daughter, Andrea Stewart (Orbit)
- Docile, K.M. Szpara (Tordotcom)
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.” The award will be presented at Balticon 55, to be held online May 28-31, 2021. The winner will be announced on April 12, 2021. Selection is by vote of the BSFS membership.
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