Finalists have been announced for two of the awards that will be presented at Utopiales, the Nantes International Science Fiction Festival.
The nominees for the Prix Utopiales Européen 2017 (Utopiales European Awards) are:
- Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald, translated by Gilles Goullet
- L’Installation de la peur by Rui Zink, translated from the Portuguese “A Instalação do Medo” (The Installation of Fear) by Maira Muchnik
- Merfer [Railsea] by China Miéville, translated by Nathalie Mege
- Mes vrais enfants [My Real Children] by Jo Walton, translated by Florence Dolisi
- Spire by Laurent Genefort
The award recognizes a novel, or a collection, published in French during the eligibility period by a European author. The prize has a cash value of 3000 euros.
The nominees for the Prix Utopiales Européen Jeunesse 2017 (Utopiales European Youth Awards) are:
- Jungle Park, Philippe Arnaud (Sarbacane)
- L’Effet Ricochet, Nadia Coste (Seuil jeunesse)
- L’éveil, Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu (Gulf Stream)
- Le jardin des épitaphes, tome 1: Celui qui reste debout, Taï-Marc Le Thanh (Didier jeunesse)
- New Earth Project, David Moitet (Didier jeunesse)
The award ceremony will take place during the Utopiales International Science Fiction Festival of Nantes, November 1-6.
The jury for the Prix Utopiales Européen 2017 is —