Nominations for the DSFP 2016

The Deutscher Science Fiction Preis (=DSFP) is an annual science-fiction award for the best short story and the best novel written in German language. Each winner is going to get a prize of 1000 euro cash, sponsored by the SFCD, Germany´s largest science-fiction club. The awarding ceremony will be at the MediKonOne in Oldenburg, Germany. Here are the nominations for 2016:

Best Short Story:
»Tremolo« by Gabriele Behrend. In: NOVA 23.
»Operation Gnadenakt« by Frank Böhmert. In: phantastisch! 57.
»Der heilige Wasserabsperrhahn« by Uwe Hermann. In: »Das Amt für versäumte Ausgaben: Kurzgeschichten – Band 4«.
»Ein glücklicherer Ort« by Boris Koch. In: Exodus 33.
»Diese verdammten Alienzombieroboterviecher« by Frank Lauenroth. In: »Die Magnetische Stadt: 2014 Collection of Science Fiction Stories«.
»Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!« by Guido Seifert. In: NOVA 23..
»Der Zwillingsfaktor« by Christian Weis. In: Exodus 33.

Best Novel:
»Meran« by Dirk van den Boom.
»Das Schiff« by Andreas Brandhorst.
»Feuer am Fuß: Die Maeva-Trilogie 3« by Dirk C. Fleck.
»Das Licht von Duino« by Frank Haubold.
»Paradox« by Phillip P. Peterson.

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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