German science-fiction award DSFP 2013 decided

The Deutsche Science Fiction Preis (DSFP) is an annual science-fiction award for the best short story and the best novel written in German language.



These days the decision had been announced: The winner of the best short story is Michael K. Iwoleit  with “Zur Feier meines Todes” (For Celebration of My Death), published in “Die letzten Tage der Ewigkeit”. The best novel is “Das Artefakt” (The Artifac) by Andreas Brandhorst.


Each winner gets a prize of 1000 euro cash, sponsored by the SFCD, Germany´s largest science-fiction club. They will be celebrated at the MucCon, a convention in Garching (close to Munich).

Nina Horvath

Nina Horvath has studied at the University of Vienna. Her mother tongue is German. She is a keen author of short stories and published over two dozens in zines and anthologies. Her favourite genre is science-fiction. She had also been editor of the short story collections "Die Schattenuhr", "Metamorphosen - Auf den Spuren H.P. Lovecrafts" and "Darwins Schildkröte". In 2012 she won the awards "Vincent Preis" for the best horror anthology and the "Deutscher Phantastik Preis" for the best fantastic short story. (This one was also 3rd at the "DSFP" for the best science-fiction story.)

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