The finalists for this year’s John W. Campbell Memorial Award have been announced. The winner will be announced at the Campbell Conference which is held at the University of Kansas, 16-18 June.
The 13 Finalists are:
The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds
Zero K by Don DeLillo
The Dream-Quest of Vellit Boe by Kij Johnson
Into Everywhere by Paul McAuley
Everfair by Nisi Shawl
Occupy Me by Tricia Sullivan
Rosewater by Tade Thompson
Central Station by Lavie Tidhar
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley
Alien Morning by Rick Wilber
Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
Azanian Bridges by Nick Wood
From Nebula and Hugo Award–nominated Carolyn Ives Gilman comes Dark Orbit, a compelling novel featuring alien contact, mystery, and murder.
Reports of a strange, new habitable planet have reached the Twenty Planets of human civilization. When a team of scientists is assembled to investigate this world, exoethnologist Sara Callicot is recruited to keep an eye on an unstable crewmate.