2024 Future Worlds Prize Shortlist – Locus Online

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2024 Future Worlds Prize Shortlist – Locus Online


The Future Worlds Prize for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers of Colour has announced its eight-title shortlist:

  • “The Unbound Atlas”, Zita Abila
  • “Blood on Shadowed Blades”, Nelita Aromona
  • “The Suit Sellers of Kowloon”, Ese Erheriene
  • “Ek Haseena Thi”, Isha Karki
  • “The Yawn of the Pond”, Inigo Laguda
  • “Walk in Fire”, Ruairidh MacLean
  • “Tribe of the Snow Leopards”, Farah Maria Rahman
  • “Let None Through”, M.A. Seneviratne

The judges are M.H. Ayinde, Isabelle Dupuy, Femi Fadugba, Natalie Jerome, and Tade Thompson. The winner will receive £4,500, one runner-up £2,500, and the remaining six receive £850. All those shortlisted will receive mentoring from the prize’s publishing partners. The award is funded by author Ben Aaronovitch and actor Adjoa Andoh.

For more information, see the prize’s website.


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