Urania Award

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The Urania Award (known in Italian as the Premio Urania) is an annual literary competition run by the Italian magazine Urania for contemporary Italian science fiction novels. It was held for the first time in 1989. [1]

<i>Urania</i> (magazine) magazine

Urania is an Italian science fiction magazine published by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore since 10 October 1952. The current editor is Giuseppe Lippi.

Science fiction Genre of speculative fiction

Science fiction is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, and extraterrestrial life. Science fiction often explores the potential consequences of scientific and other innovations, and has been called a "literature of ideas."

List of winners

1989 Vittorio Catani Gli universi di MorasUrania #1120
1990 Virginio Marafante Luna di fuocoUrania #1160
1991 Francesco Grasso Ai due lati del muroUrania #1189
1992 Nicoletta Vallorani Il cuore finto di DRUrania #1215
1993 Valerio Evangelisti Nicholas Eymerich, InquisitoreUrania #1241
1994 Massimo Pietroselli Miraggi di silicioUrania #1267
1995 Luca Masali I biplani di D'AnnunzioUrania #1296
1997 Massimo Mongai Memorie di un cuoco d'astronaveUrania #1320
1998 Franco Ricciardiello Ai margini del caosUrania #1348
1999 Claudio Asciuti La Notte dei PitagoriciUrania #1375
2000Francesco GrassoMasaniello è tornato, published as 2038: La rivoltaUrania #1403
2001 Donato Altomare Mater MaximaUrania #1426
2002 Lanfranco Fabriani Lungo i vicoli del tempoUrania #1453
2003 Alberto Costantini I sentieri di Ucronia, published as Terre accantoUrania #1478
2004 Paolo Aresi La scala infinita, published as Oltre il pianeta del ventoUrania #1492
2005Lanfranco FabrianiNelle nebbie del tempoUrania #1504
2006Alberto CostantiniMore cadentis stellae, published as Stella cadenteUrania #1516
2007 Giovanni De Matteo Post Mortem, published as Sezione π²Urania #1528
2008Donato AltomareIl dono di SvetUrania #1540
2009 Francesco Verso Il fabbricante di sorrisi, published as E-dollUrania #1552
2010 Alberto Cola LazarusUrania #1565
2011 Maico Morellini Il Re NeroUrania #1576
2012 Alessandro Forlani I senza-tempoUrania #1588
2013 Glauco De Bona Cuori strappatiUrania #1614
2014 Maico Morellini Il Re NeroUrania #1576
2015 Sandro Battisti & Francesco Verso il sangue e l'imperoUrania #1624
2016 Lukha B. Kremo Pulphagus®Urania #1636

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  1. "The Prize Urania (It: Il Premio Urania)". Urania & Co. Retrieved 6 October 2011.