The winner will be announced on Wednesday 24th August at a celebratory award ceremony held at the Charing Cross Road branch of the bookseller Foyles. The winner will be presented with a cheque for £2016.00 and the award itself, a commemorative engraved bookend.
The six shortlisted books are :
30th Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlist
|The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet||Becky Chambers||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Europe at Midnight||Dave Hutchinson||Solaris|
|The Book of Phoenix||Nnedi Okorafor||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Arcadia||Iain Pears||Faber & Faber|
|Way Down Dark||J.P. Smythe||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Children of Time||Adrian Tchaikovsky||Tor|
The 6 shortlisted titles were selected from a list of 113 individual eligible submissions, put forward by 41 different publishing houses and imprints.
The judging panel for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2016 are :
- David Gullen , British Science Fiction Association
- Ian Whates , British Science Fiction Association
- Liz Bourke , Science Fiction Foundation
- Andrew McKie , Science Fiction Foundation
- Leila Abu El Hawa , SCI-FI-LONDON film festival
Andrew M. Butler represents the Arthur C. Clarke Award in a non-voting role as the Chair of the Judges.
For more details please visit AwardsAndWinners.com