Tähtivaeltaja Award 2019 Shortlist

The Tähtivaeltaja (“Star Rover”) Award finalists have been posted. The award goes to the best science fiction book published in Finland in the previous year.

The nominees were selected by a jury of journalist Hannu Blommila, editor Toni Jerrman, critic Elli Leppä, and critic Kaisa Ranta. The award winner will be announced in April.

  • Johannes Anyuru: He hukkuvat äitiensä kyyneliin (De kommer att drunkna i sina mödrars tårar; The Rabbit Yard. Translated to Finnish by Outi Menna, S&S)
  • Cixin Liu: Kolmen kappaleen probleema. Muistoja planeetta maasta 1 (The Three Body Problem, Santi, Translated to Finnish by Rauno Sainio, Aula & Co)
  • Hannu Rajaniemi: Kesämaa (Summerland, translated to Finnish by Tero Valkonen, Gummerus)
  • George Saunders: Lincoln bardossa (Lincoln in the Bardo, translated to Finnish by Kaijamari Sivill, Siltala)
  • Rivers Solomon: Menneisyyden kaiku (An Unkindness of Ghosts, translated to Finnish by Einari Aaltonen, Like)

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