Finalists have been announced for two of the awards that will be presented at Utopiales, the International Science Fiction Festival of Nantes.
The nominees for the Prix Utopiales 2018 are:
- L’Or du diable, Andreas Eschbach (L’Atalante)
- Espace Lointain, Jaroslav Melnik (Agullo)
- L’âme des horloges, David Mitchell (de l’Olivier)
- Station: La chute, Al Robertson (Denoël)
- Amatka, Karin Tidbeck (La Volte)
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 Jeunesse 2018 (Utopiales Youth Award) are:
- The Rain, Virginia Bergin (Bayard)
- Les Puissants, tome 1: Esclaves, Vic James (Nathan)
- Nouvelle Sparte, Erik L’Homme (Gallimard Jeunesse)
- Star Trip, Éric Senabre (Didier jeunesse)
- Le Mort du Temps, Aurélie Wellenstein (Scrineo)
The award ceremony will take place during the Utopiales International Science Fiction Festival of Nantes, October 31-November 5.
[Via Locus Online.]