Arthur C Clarke award

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Laura Jean McKay wins the Arthur C Clarke award
The Australian writer has won the prestigious science fiction prize for her debut novel The Animals in That Country

Alison Flood

27, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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'The great African novel of the 21st century': Namwali Serpell wins Arthur C Clarke award
The Old Drift takes prestigious science fiction award with what judges called ‘an extraordinary saga that spans eras from Cecil Rhodes to Rhodes Must Fall’

Alison Flood

23, Sep, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Two Tribes by Chris Beckett review – 250 years after Brexit
Hungry, flooded and under surveillance, Britain in 2266 feels the impact of civil war and a climate catastrophe

Jude Cook

15, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The Rosewater Redemption by Tade Thompson review – stunning conclusion
Stories of alien invasion are rarely told from the perspective of the formerly colonised – this series set in a future Nigeria expands the SF genre

Abigail Nussbaum

22, Nov, 2019 @7:29 AM

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From Black Panther to Tade Thompson: why Afrofuturism is taking over sci-fi
Thompson’s Arthur C Clarke winning novel Rosewater, NK Jemisin, Nnedi Okorafor ... the most exciting sci-fi is coming from writers of colour

Adam Roberts

26, Jul, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Tade Thompson's 'gritty' alien invasion tale wins Arthur C Clarke award
Judges praise winning novel Rosewater for its ‘winning combination of science fictional invention and sly wit’

Sian Cain

17, Jul, 2019 @8:00 PM

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Arthur C Clarke award goes to 'classic' novel exploring the limits of pregnancy
Anne Charnock’s novel Dreams Before the Start of Time, which focuses on changing reproductive science, hailed as ‘rich but unshowy’ by judges

Sian Cain

18, Jul, 2018 @8:00 PM

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Colson Whitehead adds Arthur C Clarke award to growing prize haul
The Underground Railroad, a fantastic reimagining of US slavery, takes the UK’s pre-eminent science fiction prize a day after being longlisted for the Man Booker

Alison Flood

27, Jul, 2017 @8:00 PM

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Colson Whitehead leads Arthur C Clarke award shortlist
The Underground Railroad heads up finalists for science fiction honour in wake of Pulitzer prize win and presidential endorsement

David Barnett

03, May, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Arthur C Clarke award goes to Adrian Tchaikovsky's novel of 'universal scale'
Children of Time, about humans who leave a dying Earth for a terraformed planet where they meet a strange new species, praised for Clarkean sense of wonder

Alison Flood

24, Aug, 2016 @8:00 PM

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Science fiction’s future: where next for the Arthur C Clarke award?
As the prize celebrates its 30th anniversary, its director looks forward to fresh challenges and opportunities in an ever-changing genre

Tom Hunter

28, Apr, 2016 @3:40 PM

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Iain Pears' app-based novel shortlisted for Arthur C Clarke award
Arcadia joins works by Becky Chambers, Adrian Tchaikovsky, JP Smythe, Dave Hutchinson and Nnedi Okorafor

Alison Flood

27, Apr, 2016 @7:30 PM

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