2022 Science Fiction Research Association Awards

The Science Fiction Research Association announcing the names of the organization’s 2022 award winners on July 1.

SUPPORT A NEW SCHOLAR AWARD

  • Anastasia Klimchynskaya

MARY KAY BRAY AWARD

The Mary Kay Bray Award is given for the best essay, interview, or extended review to appear in the SFRA Review in a given year.

THOMAS D. CLARESON AWARD

The Thomas D. Clareson Award for Distinguished Service is presented for outstanding service activities-promotion of SF teaching and study, editing, reviewing, editorial writing, publishing, organizing meetings, mentoring, and leadership in SF/fantasy organizations.

  • Gerry Canavan

SFRA INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AWARD

The SFRA Innovative Research Award (formerly the Pioneer Award) is given to the writer or writers of the best critical essay-length work of the year.

SFRA BOOK AWARD

The SFRA Book Award is given to the author of the best first scholarly monograph in SF, in each calendar year. This year’s winner is the inaugural winner of the award

  • David M. Higgins, Reverse Colonization: Science Fiction, Imperial Fantasy, and Alt-victimhood (New American Canon)

SFRA AWARD FOR LIFETIME CONTRIBUTIONS TO SF SCHOLARSHIP

(Originally the Pilgrim Award.) The SFRA Award for Lifetime Contributions to SF Scholarship was created in 1970 by the SFRA to honor lifetime contributions to SF and fantasy scholarship.

  • Roger Luckhurst

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