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Arthur C Clarke Award Ceremony

Wednesday 6th May 2015 6:30pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

Join us for the presentation of the Arthur C Clarke Award, the most prestigious prize for science fiction in the UK and recognised as one of the most respected literary awards in the world, the equivalent of the Man Booker Prize for SF fans.

The winner of the award, which has been presented annually since 1987, receives £2015 and a commemorative engraved bookend trophy, and will be announced by the Director of the Clarke Award, Tom Hunter.

The six shortlisted books for the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year published in 2014 are:
 
The Girl With All The Gifts - M.R. Carey (Orbit)
The Book Of Strange New Things - Michel Faber (Canongate)
Europe In Autumn - Dave Hutchinson (Solaris)
Memory Of Water - Emmi Itäranta (HarperVoyager)
The First Fifteen Lives Of Harry August - Claire North (Orbit)
Station Eleven - Emily St John Mandel (Picador)

Presenting the award will be author and twice winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award, Pat Cadigan and Award Director, Tom Hunter

Join us at this very special evening as we raise a glass to the winner of the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Complimentary drinks & nibbles will be available.

'A calendar highlight for fans of imaginative literature the world over' – New Scientist

'Every year the Clarke Award makes a stronger and stronger case for the breadth, depth and originality of SF in the UK' – The Guardian

Tickets: £12.50. Tickets go on sale on Friday 17 April.

 

 

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