Announcing the 2015 European Science Fiction Society Award Winners

The European Science Fiction Society announced the winners of the 2015 ESFS Awards on April 26 at Eurocon in St. Petersburg, Russia. Eugene Lukin was named European Grandmaster at the ceremony, which honored those who have made an impact outside of their country. Among the honorees were author China Miéville and contributor Liz Bourke!

Here’s the full list of winners:

Hall of Fame

  • Best Author: China Miéville (United Kingdom)
  • Best Artist: Manchu (France)
  • Best Magazine: Fantastica Almanac (Bulgaria)
  • Best Publisher: Gollancz (United Kingdom)
  • Best Promoter: Mihaela Marija Perković (Croatia)
  • Best Translator: Ekaterina Dobrohotova-Majkova (Russia)

Spirit of Dedication Awards

  • Best Artist: Serhiy Krykun (Ukraine)
  • Best Fanzine: Pritiazhenie (Russia)
  • Best Website: Europa SF (Romania)
  • Best Dramatic Presentation: Song of the Sea (Ireland)
  • Best Creator of Children’s Science Fiction or Fantasy Books: Anton Lomaev* (Russia) and Ruth F. Long* (Ireland)

*A tie occurred and both creators are awarded.

Encouragement Awards

  • Micheal Wozoning (Austria)
  • Kaloyan Zahariev (Bulgaria)
  • David Kelecic (Croatia)
  • Martin D. Antonin (Czech Republic)
  • Liz Bourke (Ireland)
  • Luis Corredoura (Portugal)
  • Georgiana Vladulescu (Romania)
  • Victor Kolyuzhniak (Russia)
  • Jana Plauchová (Slovakia)

Congratulations to all of the winners!


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