Prix Bob Morane 2022 Finalists

The 2022 Prix Bob Morane shortlist was announced on February 16.

The Prix Bob Morane is a French literary prize named for a fictional adventurer created by Belgian writer Henri Vernes in the 1950s. 

ROMANS FRANCOPHONES / FRENCH NOVELS

  • Serge Brussolo : Le cavalier du septième jour, H&O
  • Florian Forestier : Basculer, Belfond
  • Jean Krug : Le chant des glaces, Critic
  • Henri Loevenbruck : L’assassin de la rue Voltaire, XO
  • Auriane Velten : After®, Mnémos

ROMANS ÉTRANGERS / FOREIGN NOVELS

  • P.D. Clark : Le mystère du tramway hanté, L’Atalante [P. Djèlí Clark, The Haunting of Tram Car 015] (translated by Mathilde Montier)
  • Carol Emshwiller : La monture, Argyll [The Mount] (translated by Patrick Deschesne)
  • Ben H. Winters : Golden State, Actu SF (translated by Éric Holstein)

NOUVELLES / SHORT STORIES

  • Bénédicte Coudière : Mécanique en apesanteur, Armada
  • Sylvain Neuvel : L’examen, Livre de Poche
  • Jocelyn Witz : Evolutions, N’co Editions

The selections were made by a jury of French professionals — writers, journalists, critics, collection curators. The current members of the award jury are, Marc Bailly, Christophe Corthouts, Philippe Paygnard, Pascal J. Thomas, Noé Gaillard, Éric Vial, L’équipe Phenixweb, Dorothée Bout, and Michael Fenris.

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