Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlist Announced

giftsIt’s officially the height of awards season for Sci-Fi as the Arthur C. Clarke Awards announced their shortlist for 2014. The juried award is presented for the best science-fiction novel published in the UK. The shortlist is a refreshing mix of titles, including some literary novels that touch on sci-fi themes and no Ancillary Sword (sorry, Ann Leckie!).

The list is as follows:

9780385353304The only title I’ve read is Station Eleven, which was one of my nominees for the Hugo, but I’m familiar with most of the other titles on the list. Girl with All the Gifts has been on my radar for about six months, M.R. Carey is comic writer Mike Carey, known for the Vertigo titles Lucifer and The Unwritten.

The winner will be announced on May 6. Check back here for my coverage.

— Michael Senft

About Michael Senft

I am a freelance writer and critic from Phoenix Arizona. I spent 10 years covering music, the arts and pop culture for the “Arizona Republic” before life circumstances took me away from newspaper. But I never lost my joy at writing. Or reading.
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2 Responses to Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlist Announced

  1. Jeanne says:

    I feel like saying Station Eleven should win all the awards! But I haven’t read these others yet.


  2. Tammy says:

    Wow, awesome list, finally! I loved STATION ELEVEN, but I’m thrilled to see THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS on there as well. Those two were on my top ten of 2014:-D


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