2014 Niels Klim Prize

The Niels Klim Prize ceremony was held on June 15. Awards were given in three categories for the best science fiction in Danish. The prize is named for a character in Ludvig Holberg’s Nicolai Klimii iter Subterraneum (1741).

The 2014 winners are:

Novel

  • “År 9 efter Loopet” (Year 9 After the Loop) by Peter Adolphsen

Novella

  • “Farvel min astronaut” (Farewell, My Astronaut) by Jesper Goll (Lige under overfladen 8/Just Below the Surface 8)

Short story

  • “Mørkets hastighed” (“Darkness’ Speed”) by Majbrit Høyrup(Lige under overfladen 8/Just Below the Surface 8)

The winners are decided by a vote of Danish science fiction readers.