ARTHUR C CLARKE AWARD 2012 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

26 March 2012

By Chloe Healy

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  The Arthur C Clarke Award 2012 shortlist has just been announced and we’re delighted that EMBASSYTOWN by China Miéville is among the six novels in the running for the judging panel’s best Science Fiction novel of 2011.

The full list is as follows with more information:

 

EMBASSYTOWN by China Miéville

HULL ZERO THREE by Greg Bear

THE END SPECIALIST by Drew Magary

THE TESTAMENT OF JESSIE LAMB by Jane Rogers

RULE 34 by Charles Stross

THE WATERS RISING by Sheri S. Tepper

 

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A huge congratulations to all the authors on the list!

 

The winner will be announced at the opening night of the 11th SCI-FI-LONDON festival on 2nd May and we’ll be out in force and tweeting from the event so do keep your eye on @UKTor for up-to-the-minute news! And you can find out more about EMBASSYTOWN and read an extract here.

 

For more from the Arthur C Clarke Award team, see their facebook page or follow on twitter @clarkeaward #clarkeward.