The finalists for the 2022 LA Times Book Prize were announced February 23.
The Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Speculative Fiction
- Mariana Enriquez, The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, translated by Megan McDowell
- Marissa Levien, The World Gives Way
- Rivers Solomon, Sorrowland
- Ryka Aoki, Light From Uncommon Stars
- Zen Cho, Spirits Abroad
Works and authors of genre interest in other categories include Mystery/Thriller finalists S.A. Cosby’s Razorblade Tears and Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Velvet Was the Night, and Young Adult Literature finalist Darcie Little Badger’s A Snake Falls to Earth.
The complete list of finalists is here. The winners will be announced on April 22, the day before the LA Times Festival of Books begins.