2021 sf-Lit Award for Works Published in German Shortlist

The sf-Lit Award 2021 shortlist was announced November 1.

The award has been handed out by the German website sf-Lit.de (“Die Seite für Science-Fiction-Literatur”) since 2016 and is open to all works of SF that have been first published in German in the previous year, regardless of the author’s nationality or language.


  • Laurent Binet, Eroberung, (“Civilizations” — Translation by Kristian Wachinger) (Rowohlt)
  • Blake Crouch, Gestohlene Erinnerung, (“Recursion” — Translation by Rainer Schmidt) (Goldmann)
  • Tom Hillenbrand, Qube (Hologrammatica 2), (KiWi)
  • Sameena Jehanzeb, Was Preema nicht weiß, (SP)
  • Simon Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop, (“Tales from the Loop” — Translation by Stefan Pluschkat) (Fischer Tor)

2 thoughts on “2021 sf-Lit Award for Works Published in German Shortlist

  1. FWIW, the picture of the cover of Simon Stålenhag’s “Tales from the Loop” at first glance seemed to read “Tales from the Loo”.

  2. Was Preema nicht weiß has a lovely cover!

    @Sam Long: Followed by “More Tales from the Loo” and “The Loo: Tales you really didn’t want to hear.” 😉

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