"Speculative fiction describes our
'near future', it is a genre that is not
quite science fiction, it is fantastic
but not far-fetched."
–Dan Rockmore,
Director, Neukom Institute

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The Neukom Institute
Literary Arts Award
for Speculative Fiction

This award is for any work of "speculative fiction" either about to
be published, or published
since June 1, 2015.

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2.
The Neukom Institute
Literary Arts Award for
Debut Speculative Fiction

This award is for a first book
in speculative fiction.

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3.
The Neukom Institute
Literary Arts Award
for Playwriting

This award is for a play written in response to the prompt "What does it mean to be human in a computerized, digital world?"

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