2020 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire Winners

The 2020 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire winners were announced May 30.

Congratulations to the authors whose works in French translations won awards, Ada Palmer, Tade Thompson, Marina and Sergueï Diatchenko, and Neal Shusterman.

The jurors for the award were 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.

Roman francophone / Novel in French

  • Les Furtifs by Alain Damasio (La Volte)

Roman étranger / Foreign Novel

  • Vita Nostra by Marina & Sergueï Diatchenko (L’Atalante) (same English title)

Nouvelle francophone / Short Fiction in French

  • Helstrid by Christian Léourier (Le Bélial’)

Nouvelle étrangère / Foreign Short Fiction

  • Les Meurtres de Molly Southbourne (The Murders of Molly Southbourne) by Tade Thompson (Le Bélial’)

Roman jeunesse francophone / Novels for youth in French

  • L’Arrache-mots by Judith Bouilloc (Hachette jeunesse)

Roman jeunesse étranger / Foreign novels for youth

  • La Faucheuse tomes 1 à 3 (Arc of a Scythe volumes 1-3), by Neal Shusterman (Robert Laffont)

Prix Jacques Chambon de la traduction / Jacques Chambon Translation Prize

  • Michelle Charrier for Trop semblable à l’éclair (Too Like the Lightning) by Ada Palmer (Le Bélial’)

Prix Wojtek Siudmak du graphisme / Wojtek Siudmak Graphic Design prize

  • Philippe Aureille pour Les Îles noires by Sylvie Lainé (Organic)

Essai / Essay

  • Lovecraft : Je suis Providence by S.T. Joshi (ActuSF)

Prix special

  • La BnF pour l’exposition Tolkien, Voyage en Terre du Milieu

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2 thoughts on “2020 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire Winners

  1. Yay, Ada Palmer! 🙂

    And I keep hearing about Vita Nostra — it seems to be popping up everywhere. I’ve really gotta give it a try one of these days!

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