Nominations for the DSFP 2015

DSPF

The Deutscher Science Fiction Preis (=DSFP) is an annual science-fiction award for the best short story and the best novel written in German language. Each winner is going to get a prize of 1000 euro cash, sponsored by the SFCD, Germany´s largest science-fiction club. The awarding ceremony will be at the WetzKon in Wetzlar, Germany. Here are the nominations for 2015:

DSPF

Best Short Story:

»Der Klang der Posaunen« (“The Sound of the Trumpets”) by Arno Behrend, in »Schuldig in 16 Fällen« (“Guilty in 16 Cases”), publisher: p.machinery, ISBN 978-3957650078

»Terradeforming« (“Terradeforming”) by Arno Behrend, in »Schuldig in 16 Fällen« (“Guilty in 16 Cases”), publisher: p.machinery, ISBN 978-3957650078

»Revenge« (“Revenge”) by Diane Dirt, in »Bullet«, edited by Sven Klöpping, publisher: p.machinery, ISBN 978-3957650153

»Der Mechaniker« (“The Mechanic”) by Thorsten Küper, in »Bullet«, edited by Sven Klöpping, publisher: p.machinery, ISBN 978-3957650153

»Extremophile Morphologie« (“Extremophilic Morphology”) by Jakob Schmidt, in »Tiefraumphasen« (“Stages of Deep Space”), edited by André Skora, Armin Rößler and Frank Hebben, publisher: Begedia, ISBN 978-3957770066

»Knox« (“Knox”) by Eva Strasser,  in »Tiefraumphasen« (“Stages of Deep Space”), edited by André Skora, Armin Rößler and Frank Hebben, publisher: Begedia, ISBN 978-3957770066

Best Novel:

»Das Kosmotop« (“The Kosmotope”) by Andreas Brandhorst, publisher: Heyne Verlag, ISBN 978-3453315440

»Feldeváye: Roman der letzten Künste« (“Feldeváye:: Novel of the Last Arts”) by Dietmar Dath, publisher: Suhrkamp, ISBN 978-3518465103

»Drohnenland« (“Land of Drones”) by: Tom Hillenbrand, publisher: KiWi, ISBN 978-3462046625

»MUC« (“MUC”) by Anna Mocikat, publisher: Knaur, ISBN 978-3426515402

»Alpha & Omega: Apokalypse für Anfänger« (“Alpha & Omega: Apocalypse for Beginners”) by Markus Orths, publisher: Schöffling, ISBN 978-3895614736

»Kernschatten« (“Umbra”) by Nils Westerboer, publisher: Leander Wissenschaft, ISBN 978-3981536850

[Please note: English titles are not official.]

About Nina Horvath 127 Articles
Nina Horvath has studied at the University of Vienna. Her mother tongue is German. She is a keen author of short stories and published over two dozens in zines and anthologies. Her favourite genre is science-fiction. She had also been editor of the short story collections "Die Schattenuhr", "Metamorphosen - Auf den Spuren H.P. Lovecrafts" and "Darwins Schildkröte". In 2012 she won the awards "Vincent Preis" for the best horror anthology and the "Deutscher Phantastik Preis" for the best fantastic short story. (This one was also 3rd at the "DSFP" for the best science-fiction story.)

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