2020 Winners

Fiction: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Watch the following video to see which of the three finalists below won gold, and which won silver.

Echoes of War: Book One in the Echoes Trilogy

Editor: Cheryl Campbell

Publisher: SparkPress

ISBN: 978-1-68463-006-6

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Dani’s life among other refugees on a war-torn Earth is upended when she learns that she is not the human she’s always thought herself to be.

Gardeners of the Universe: A Novel

Author: Ronald E. Peterson

Publisher: PTB Books

ISBN: 978-0-9997035-1-9

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Three gifted humans help guide Earth through the most dangerous and consequential time in its history. What do we want humans to become?

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Vol. 35 

Editor: David Farland

Publisher: Galaxy Press

ISBN: 978-1-61986-604-1

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Internationally acclaimed bestselling anthology of award-winning science fiction and fantasy short stories. 24 Award-Winning Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors and Illustrators.

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