Premio Vegetti 2024 Shortlist

The finalists for the Premio Vegetti for 2024 were announced February 10, chosen by the members of World SF Italia chaired by Donato Altomare. Over sixty members voted, recommending 82 works.

World SF Italia, Italy’s professional association for sff writers, is a vestige of the World SF organization once led by Harry Harrison. The award is their counterpart to the Nebula.

The members of the award jury for each category are shown below.

ROMANZO DI FANTASCIENZA / SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

Jury: Matteo Vegetti (President). Jurors: N. Catellani, F. Conforti, R. Del Piano

  • Daimones by Giancarlo Giuliani (Ed. Tabula Fati, 2022)
  • Eva dei sette mondi by Max Gobbo (Ed. Elara, 2023)
  • I Giganti immortali by Stefano Carducci and Alessandro Fambrini (Ed. Elara, 2022)

SAGGIO DI FANTASCIENZA / SCIENCE FICTION ESSAY

Jury: Matteo Vegetti (President). Jurors: T. Bologna, A. M. Bonavoglia, G. Miserville

  • Astronavi. Le storie dei vascelli spaziali nella narrativa e nel cinema. by Michele Tetro and Roberto Azzara (Ed. Odoya, 2022)
  • Batman. Le origini, il mito by Riccardo Rosati and Renzo Giorgetti (Ed. Tabula Fati, 2022)
  • Fantascienza, un genere (femminile) by Laura Coci (Ed. Delos Digital, 2023)
  • Gli scrittori di Urania by Davide Arecco, Roberto Chiavini, Luca Ortino and Franco Piccinini (Ed. Profondo Rosso 2022)
  • Mondi sotterranei by Franco Piccinini (Ed. Scudo, 2023)

ANTOLOGIA DI FANTASCIENZA / SCIENCE FICTION ANTHOLOGY

Jury: Matteo Vegetti (President). Jurors: F. Calabrese, B. de Filippis, F. Radogna

  • Slava Ukraïni! 9 penne contro l’Orco edited by Pierfrancesco Prosperi (Ed. Tabula Fati, 2022)
  • Tempesta dal nulla edited by Luca Ortino and Carmine Treanni (Ed. Delos Digital, 2023)
  • Venezia Sci-Fi edited by Piero Giorgi (Ed. Scudo, 2023)

RACCONTO DI FANTASCIENZA / SCIENCE FICTION STORY

Jury: Matteo Vegetti (President). Jurors: C. F. Dozière, E. Gastaldi, E. G. Venanzoni

  • Ammazzate Dino Da Ponza by A.M. Miglieruolo and L. Ortino (World SF Italia Magazine n. 6, Ed. Scudo, 2023)
  • Attenti al lupo by Sandra Moretti (World SF Italia Magazine n. 6, Ed. Scudo, 2023)
  • I bei tempi andati by Franco Piccinini (Tempesta dal nulla, Ed. Delos Digital, 2023)
  • Il cucciolo by Daniela Piegai (Robot 97, Ed. Delos Digital, 2023)
  • Psicosfera per Solaris by Carlo Menzinger (IF n°28, Ed. Odoya, 2022)
  • Terraforming by Emanuele Manco (Trinacria Station, Ed. Delos Digital, 2022)

Video of the finalist announcement:

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