The winners of the Prix Bob Morane for 2015 have been announced. The selections were made by a jury of French professionals — writers, journalists, critics, collection curators.
The current members of the award jury are Stéphanie Alcésilas, Marc Bailly, Christophe Corthouts, René-Marc Dolhen, Michel Dufranne, Emmanuel Gob, Cathy Martin, Ricky Thomas and Alain Walsh.
The Prix Bob Morane is named for a fictional adventurer created by Belgian writer Henri Vernes in the 1950s.
- „Je suis ton ombre” (I am your shadow) by Morgane Caussarieu (Mnémos Press)
- „Nexus” by Ramez Naam (Presses de la cité)
- „L’Opéra de Shaya” (Shaya’s Opera) by Sylvie Lainé (ActuSF editions)
- „Clameurs – Portraits voltés” (La Volte Press) – A book of interviews with French sf writers
Other French awards announced at the same time were:
The Prix de la Librairie L’Antre-Monde (Prize of the Lair-World Bookstore)
- „Les Etoiles de Noss Head“ (vol.5) by Sophie Jomain (Rebelle Press)
- „Animae” (vol.1,2,3) by Roxane Dambre (Livre de poche)
The Jury’s Award
- „Martyrs” by Olivier Peru (J’ai lu)
The Lantre-Monde Librarie Award
- „La Voie des Oracles” (The Way of the Oracles) by Estelle Faye (Scrinéo editions)
- „Zombies” anthology from Griffe d’Encre Press.
[Via Europa SF.]