2019 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire

The 2019 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire winners have been announced.

The awards were presented on June 9 at the Étonnants Voyageurs festival in Saint-Malo, France.

Roman francophone / Novel in French

  • Le Cycle de Syffe, tomes 1 & 2 de Patrick K. DEWDNEY (Au diable vauvert)

Roman étranger / Foreign Novel

  • Underground Airlines de Ben H. WINTERS (ActuSF)

Nouvelle francophone / Short Fiction in French

  • La Déferlante des Mères de Luc DAGENAIS (in Solaris n°207)

Nouvelle étrangère / Foreign Short Fiction

  • Voyage avec l’extraterrestre de Carolyn Ives GILMAN (in Bifrost n°91) [“Touring With the Alien”]

Roman jeunesse francophone / Novels for youth in French

  • Roslend, tomes 1 à 3 de Nathalie SOMERS (Didier Jeunesse)

Roman jeunesse étranger / Foreign novels for youth

  • Diego et les rangers du Vastlantique d’Armand BALTAZAR (Bayard) [Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic]

Prix Jacques Chambon de la traduction / Jacques Chambon Translation Prize

  • Jacques COLLIN pour Anatèm, tomes 1 & 2 de Neal STEPHENSON (Albin Michel) [Anathem]

Prix Wojtek Siudmak du graphisme / Wojtek Siudmak Graphic Design prize

  • Nicolas FRUCTUS pour La Quête onirique de Vellitt Boe de Kij JOHNSON (Le Bélial’) [The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe]

Essai / Essay

  • Libère-toi cyborg ! le pouvoir transformateur de la science-fiction féministe de ïan LARUE (Cambourakis)

Prix special

  • Guy COSTES & Joseph ALTAIRAC for their career as scholars and collectors over 40 years, exhibited in their monumental work Rétrofictions. Encyclopédie de la Conjecture Romanesque Rationnelle Francophone (Encrage)

The jurors for the award are Joëlle Wintrebert (president), Jean-Luc Rivera (vice-president), Bruno Para (assistant secretary), Jean-Claude Dunyach (treasurer), Sylvie Allouche, François Angelier, Audrey Burki, Olivier Legendre, Sylvie Le Jemtel, Jean-Claude Vantroyen. The Secretary (not a member of the jury) is Pascal Patoz.

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