Finalists for the 2022 Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Speculative Fiction were announced as part of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes:
The prize is sponsored by the Ray Bradbury Literary Works and “honors and extends Bradbury’s literary legacy by celebrating and elevating the writers working in his field today.” This year’s jurors are Gwenda Bond, Megan Giddings, and Veronica Roth.
Finalists and honorees of genre interest were also announced in other categories. I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness by Claire Vaye Watkins (Riverhead) and Harrow by Joy Williams (Knopf) are finalists in the Fiction category. Velvet Was The Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey) is a finalist in the Mystery/Thriller category. A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger (Levine Querido) and Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo (Dutton) are finalists in the Young Adult category.
Winners will be honored at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, in a virtual ceremony to be held April 22, 2022. For more information, see the prize website.
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