The winners of the Prix Utopiales, Prix Utopiales Jeunesse, and Prix Utopiales BD (BD = Bande Dessinée = Comic Strip) for 2020 and 2021 were announced at Utopiales, the International Science Fiction Festival of Nantes, on October 31.
The Prix Utopiales recognizes a novel, or a collection, published in French during the eligibility period by a European author. The prize has a cash value of 2000 euros.
PRIX UTOPIALES 2021
• After® by Auriane Velten (France), (Mnémos)
PRIX UTOPIALES 2020
• Rosewater by Tade Thompson (Grande-Bretagne), J’ai lu.
The Prix Utopiales Jeunesse (Utopiales Youth Award) recognizes a novel or a collection of short stories by a European author, published or translated into French during the eligibility period. The winner is chosen by a jury of readers aged 13-16. The prize has a value of 2000 euros.
PRIX UTOPIALES JEUNESSE 2021
• Félicratie by H. Lenoir (France) (France), (Sarbacane)
PRIX UTOPIALES JEUNESSE 2020
• Et le désert disparaîtra by Marie Pavlenko (France), Flammarion Jeunesse.
The Prix Utopiales BD (BD = Bande Dessinée = Comic Strip), worth 2000 Euros, is awarded by the sci-fi comics readers club of the Nantes municipal library.
PRIX UTOPIALES BD 2021
- Carbone & Silicium by Mathieu Bablet (Ankama)
PRIX UTOPIALES BD 2020
- Mécanique Céleste by Merwan (France), Dargaud.
PRIX EXTRAORDINAIRE DES UTOPIALES 2021
- Joëlle Wintrebert