2020 Deutsche Science Fiction Preis Shortlist

The nominees for the Deutsche Science Fiction Preis 2020 were announced March 24.

The juried award for the best short story and best novel written in the German language is sponsored by the SFCD, Germany´s largest science-fiction club. Each winner will receive €1000.

The awards will be presented at WetzKon 3 (July 3-5) this year’s annual con of the Science Fiction Club Deutschland. 

Beste deutschsprachige Kurzgeschichte / Best German Language Short Story

  • “Partition” by Gabriele Behrend, published in “Gegen Unendlich 15”, edited by Michael J. Awe and Andreas Fieberg
  • “Ich bin dein Mensch” by Emma Braslavsky, published in “2029 – Geschichten von morgen”, edited by Stefan Brandt, Christian Granderath and Manfred Hattendorf, Suhrkamp Verlag
  • “Vom Krug auf dem Hügel in Tennessee” by Christopher Ecker, published in “Exodus 39”, edited by René Moreau, Olaf Kemmler and Fabian Tomaschek, Eigenverlag René Moreau
  • “Requiem” by Karl Wolfgang Flender, published in “ 2029 – Geschichten von morgen”, edited by Stefan Brandt, Christian Granderath and Manfred Hattendorf, Suhrkamp Verlag
  • “Der letzte Bibliothekar” bzw. “Byzantium” by Dimitrios Kasprzyk, published in “Andromeda Nachrichten 267”, edited by Michael Haitel, Science Fiction Club Deutschland, as well as in “Krieg der Mondvölker”, edited by Peggy Weber-Gehrke, Verlag für moderne Phantastik
  • “Koloss aus dem Orbit” by Jacqueline Montemurri, published in “ Exodus 39”, edited by René Moreau, Olaf Kemmler and Fabian Tomaschek, Eigenverlag René Moreau
  • “Coleo” by Nadine Muriel, published in “Alien Eroticon: Erotische SF”, edited by Detlef Klewer, Eridanus Verlag
  • “Don’t Be Evil” by Tom Turtschi, published in “Nova 28”, edited by Michael K. Iwoleit and Michael Haitel

Bester deutschsprachiger Roman / Best German Language Novel

  • GRM by Sibylle Berg, Verlag Kiepenheuer & Witsch
  • Metropole 7 – Der letzte Admiral Band 1 by Dirk van den Boom, Cross Cult (Amigo Grafik)
  • Resonanz – Die Reise der Scythe Band 3 by Dirk van den Boom, Cross Cult (Amigo Grafik)
  • Das Netz der Sterne by Andreas Brandhorst, Piper-Verlag
  • K.I. – Wer das Schicksal programmiert by Christian J. Meier, Polazise (dpunkt.verlag)
  • Der Würfel by Bijan Moini, Atrium Verlag
  • Die Starfarer-Verschwörung – Die Sax-Chroniken Band 1 by Richard Schwartz, Piper-Verlag
  • Shape me by Melanie Vogltanz, Verlag ohneohren

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