Tade Thompson’s Rosewater , published by Orbit, has been announced as the winner of the 33rd Arthur C. Clarke Award.
As well as the status of being a Clarke Award prize winner, Thompson receives a check for £2,019 and an engraved bookend.
Other finalists were:
Semiosis – Sue Burke (HarperVoyager)
Revenant Gun – Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)
Frankenstein in Baghdad – Ahmed Saadawi (Oneworld)
The Electric State – Simon Stålenhag (Simon and Schuster)
The Loosening Skin – Aliya Whiteley (Unsung Stories)
The judges for this year’s award were Kris Black, Rhian Drinkwater, Kari Maund, Chris Pak, and Andrew Wallace, with Andrew M. Butler serving as the non-voting Chair of the Judges.