posted Tuesday 12 July 2016 @ 12:10 pm PDT
The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the winner of the 2016 Prometheus Award for Best Novel, honoring works published in 2015 that “examine the meaning of freedom.”
- Seveneves, Neal Stephenson (Morrow)
- Golden Son, Pierce Brown (Del Rey)
- Apex, Ramez Naam (Angry Robot)
- The Just City, Jo Walton (Tor)
- A Borrowed Man, Gene Wolfe (Tor)
They also announced the winner of the Hall of Fame Award, “given in recognition of a classic work of science fiction or fantasy with libertarian themes.”
Hall of Fame
- Courtship Rite, Donald M. Kingsbury (Timescape, 1982)
- Manna, Lee Correy (DAW, 1984)
- “As Easy as A.B.C.”, Rudyard Kipling (1912)
- The Island Worlds, Eric Kotani & John Maddox Roberts (Baen, 1987)
- A Mirror for Observers, Edgar Pangborn (Doubleday, 1954)
As previously announced, a Special Award will be given to Alex + Ada, by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn (Image Comics).
The awards will be presented in a ceremony during MidAmeriCon II, the 74th Worldcon, to be held August 17-21, 2016 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City MO.
For more information, visit the Libertarian Futurist Society website.