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FINALISTS: 2015 John W. Campbell Memorial Award

The finalists for this year’s John W. Campbell Memorial Award (honoring the best science fiction novel of 2014) have been announced.

2015 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Nominees
  1. The Race by Nina Allen (Newcon Press)
  2. A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias (Tor)
  3. The Peripheral by William Gibson (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
  4. Afterparty by Daryl Gregory (Tor)
  5. Europe in Autumn by David Hutchinson (Solaris)
  6. Wolves by Simon Ings (Gollancz)
  7. The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu (Tor)
  8. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf)
  9. Defenders by Will McIntosh (Orbit)
  10. The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North (Redhook)
  11. The Bees by Laline Paull (Ecco)
  12. Bête by Adam Roberts (Gollancz)
  13. Lock In: A Novel of the Near Future by John Scalzi (Tor)
  14. The Martian by Andy Weir (Broadway Books)
  15. Area X (The Southern Reach Trilogy: Annihilation; Authority; Acceptance) by Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals)
  16. Echopraxia by Peter Watts (Tor)

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

Congrats to all the finalists!

About Kristin Centorcelli (842 Articles)
Kristin Centorcelli is the Associate Editor at SF Signal, proprietor of My Bookish Ways, a reviewer for Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly, and has also written for Crime Fiction Lover, Criminal Element, and Mystery Scene Magazine. She has been reviewing books since late 2010, in an effort to get through a rather immense personal library, while also discussing it with whoever will willingly sit still (and some that won’t).

1 Comment on FINALISTS: 2015 John W. Campbell Memorial Award

  1. Now THIS looks like a list of the top SFF of 2014. I’ve read four, read of others and plan to read just about all of them. Good list.

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