The Niels Klim Prize ceremony was held on June 15. Awards were given in three categories for the best science fiction in Danish. The prize is named for a character in Ludvig Holberg’s Nicolai Klimii iter Subterraneum (1741).
The 2014 winners are:
- “År 9 efter Loopet” (Year 9 After the Loop) by Peter Adolphsen
- “Farvel min astronaut” (Farewell, My Astronaut) by Jesper Goll (Lige under overfladen 8/Just Below the Surface 8)
- “Mørkets hastighed” (“Darkness’ Speed”) by Majbrit Høyrup(Lige under overfladen 8/Just Below the Surface 8)
The winners are decided by a vote of Danish science fiction readers.