“Speculative fiction is full of surprises, we can’t wait to read more about our imagined future."

–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
no earlier than June 1, 2016 and no later than December 31, 2018 is eligible.



The Neukom Institute
Literary Arts Award for
Debut Speculative Fiction

This award is for a first book
in speculative fiction.


The Neukom Institute
Literary Arts Award
for Playwriting

Full-length plays addressing the question “What does it mean to be a human in a computerized world?”


Announcing the 2019 Neukom Literary Arts Awards

2019 Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards: Honoring Words about Imagined Worlds  ...

08th Nov

TOR.COM – Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award Opens Submissions for Second Year Honoring Speculative Fiction

19th Oct

Neukom Literary Arts Awards Event

15th Oct

Neukom Director on panel of McNally Jackson Event: Electronic Bards: Artificial Intelligence and Literature

              Join the authors in conversation...

09th Oct

The Bookshelf: Dartmouth To Host Inaugural Speculative Fiction Awards

      The Bookshelf Speculative fiction is all about the world...

01st Oct

D News: Neukom Institute Announces Winners of Speculative Fiction Awards 2018

Dartmouth News posted this article

25th May

D News: Neukom Institute Gives New Award to Futuristic Play 2018

April 11, 2018  by David Hirsch The contest asks, “What does it mean...

11th Apr

AMERICAN THEATRE: Jessica Andrewartha Wins Dartmouth’s Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award 2018

HANOVER, N.H.: The Neukom Institute for Computational Science at Dartmouth College has...

11th Apr

Tales of a Fantastic Future Shortlisted by Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards 2018

HANOVER, N.H. – April 6, 2018 – Books that imagine futures far...

06th Apr

Valley News • Book Notes: Trucker Hauls a Sharp Memoir Into Upper Valley

By Alex Hanson and David Corriveau Valley News Staff Writers Friday, November...

23rd Mar

VPR • New Speculative Fiction Awards • Interview with Dan Rockmore 2018

(Hear the story.)

03rd Nov

D News: Neukom Institute to Honor Spectacular Speculative Fiction

It is not uncommon that society and culture today can somehow find...

27th Oct