The Libertarian Futurist Society (LFS) has announced the winner for the Prometheus Award in the Best Novel category, honoring pro-freedom works published in 2020.
- WINNER: The War Whisperer, Book 5: The Hook, Barry B. Longyear (Enchanteds)
- Who Can Own the Stars?, Mackey Chandler (self-published)
- Storm Between the Stars, Karl K. Gallagher (Kelt Haven)
- Braintrust: Requiem, Marc Stiegler (LMBPN)
- Heaven’s River, Dennis E. Taylor (Ethan Ellenberg)
They also announced the winner of the Hall of Fame Award for Best Classic Fiction, “given in recognition of a classic work of science fiction or fantasy with libertarian themes.”
- WINNER: “Lipidleggin'”, F. Paul Wilson (Asimov’s 5-6/78)
All members of the LFS were eligible to vote. Originally scheduled to be presented during DisCon III, the 79th World Science Fiction Convention, the 41st annual Prometheus Awards are now scheduled to be presented online in late August, “with an awards ceremony and panel discussion, with Reason magazine as the media sponsor of the post-ceremony panel. Reason editor Katherine Mangu-Ward and Reason book editor Jesse Walker will join LFS President William H. Stoddard and others (to be announced) to discuss ‘SF, Liberty, Alternative Publishing Trends and the Prometheus Awards.'”
For more information, see the LFS website.
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