FINALISTS: 2014 John W. Campbell Memorial Award

The finalists for this year’s John W. Campbell Memorial Award (honoring the best science fiction novel of 2013) have been announced.

2014 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Nominees
  1. Lexicon by Max Barry (Penguin)
  2. Proxima by Stephen Baxter (Gollancz)
  3. The Circle by Dave Eggers (Knopf)
  4. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler (Marian Wood / Putnam)
  5. Hild by Nicola Griffith (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)
  6. The Cusanus Game by Wolfgang Jeschke (Tor, 1st English edition)
  7. Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
  8. The Disestablishment of Paradise by Phillip Mann (Gollancz)
  9. Evening’s Empires by Paul McAuley (Gollancz)
  10. The Red: First Light by Linda Nagata (Mythic Island Press)
  11. The Adjacent by Christopher Priest (Gollancz)
  12. On the Steel Breeze by Alastair Reynolds (Gollancz)
  13. Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)
  14. Neptune’s Brood by Charles Stross (Ace)
  15. Strange Bodies by Marcel Theroux (Faber & Faber / Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)

The Award is presented during the Campbell Conference Awards Banquet at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Congrats to all the finalists!