Thursday, February 25, 2016

Tähtivaeltaja Award 2015 Shortlist

The candidates for the Tähtivaeltaja Award (best science fiction book published in Finland last year) have been announced.

On the shortlist selected by the award jury are:

  • Uusi maa (MaddAddam) by Margaret Atwood (Otava)
  • Kudottujen kujien kaupunki by Emmi Itäranta (Teos)
  • Haikaran silmä (The Eye of the Heron) by Ursula K. Le Guin (Vaskikirjat)
  • Hävitys (Annihilation) by Jeff VanderMeer (Like)
  • Liktorin miekka (The Sword of the Lictor) by Gene Wolfe (Gummerus)

The award jury comprises journalist Hannu Blommila, editor Toni Jerrman, critic Elli Leppä, and critic Antti Oikarinen. The award winner will be announced in May.

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