Best Worst Telling the American Map

Mon 9 Apr 2018 - Filed under: Not a Journal., , | Leave a Comment | Posted by: Gavin

Delightful news from the weekend, Juan Martinez’s Best Worst American and Christopher Rowe’s Telling the Map are both on the shortlist for the inaugural Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards. Note that plural: there are two awards, both worth $5,000, one for a debut work and one for an established author in the genre of speculative fiction. The awards will be presented “during a Dartmouth-hosted panel to discuss the genre and their work.”

Here’s the full shortlist:

2018 Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards Shortlist of Books:
“After Atlas” by Emma Newman (Roc, 2016)
“Best Worst American” by Juan Martinez (Small Beer Press, 2017)
“Central Station” by Lavie Tidhar (Tachyon Publications, 2016)
“Children of the New World” by Alexander Weinstein (Picador, 2016)
“Made for Love” by Alissa Nutting (HarperCollins, 2017)
“New York 2140” by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit, 2017)
“On the Edge of Gone” by Corrine Duyvis (Amulet/Abrams, 2016)
“Six Wakes” by Mur Lafferty (Orbit, 2017)
“Telling the Map” by Christopher Rowe (Small Beer Press, 2017)
“Using Life” by Ahmed Naji (UT Press, 2017)
“Void Star” by Zachary Mason (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017)

and the press release is here.


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