2022 Roswell Award

The Roswell Award and Feminist Futures Award winners were announced on May 21, recognizing outstanding new works of science fiction by emerging writers from across the United States and worldwide, including the winner of this year’s feminist themed sci-fi story.

The program featured dramatic readings of the finalists by celebrity guests.

ROSWELL AWARD

  • First: “Astronomology: or How Elon Musk killed Neil deGrasse Tyson” by Ed Marsh [Read by Rico Anderson]
  • Second: “Dr. Harriet Hartfeld’s Home for Aging AIs” by Paul Martz [Read by Tim Russ]
  • Third: “Heart to Heart” by Susan Wachowski [Read by Chad Coleman]

Other finalists:

  • “Beauty is the Beast” by Ven Pillay [Read by Nana Visitor]
  • “Tyrannosaurus Mechs” by Gregory Norris [Read by Steven L. Sears]

HONORABLE MENTIONS

  • “Falling Giants” by Camilla Linde
  • “The Seventh Day is for Resting” by Florencia Hain
  • “Bob’s Your Uncle” by Larry Herbst
  • “Meat Ships Are the Worst” by Addison Marsh
  • 2022 FEMINIST FUTURES AWARD
  • “Salt Water,” by Jane Smith [Read by Karen Malina White]

FEMINIST FUTURES HONORABLE MENTIONS

  • “Maximum Potential Skill Level” by Didrik Dyrdal
  • “Chrysanthemums are made to bloom” by Emma Uren
  • “The Part of Paradise where our Anger comes from.” by Yuwinn Kraukamp

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