Announcing the new annual SFRA Book Award!
The SFRA Book Award, and a cash prize of $500, is given to the author of the best first scholarly monograph in SF, in each calendar year, and will be presented the following year at the SFRA Awards Banquet.
Award Criteria and Definitions:
The award committee will consist of four members, each serving for three years, on a rolling basis. Following the award banquet, the previous Chair will rotate out of the committee, the member with longest standing on the committee, serving as Chair, and a new member will be selected.
Committee members will be established scholars, with experience in the field of SF, and who have been members of SFRA for some time.
2020 Upamanyu Pablo Mukerjee, Final Frontiers Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India (Liverpool University Press, 2020)
2020 Xiao Liu, Information Fantasies: Precarious Mediation in Postsocialist China (University of Minnesota Press, 2019)
Keren Omry (chair)