The 2014 Ignotus Awards are presented


All Ignotus Awards are awarded from the Spanish Association of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Terror (AEFCFT) since 1991, and they hope to be considered in Spain as the Hugo Awards Americans. In them, both Spanish and foreign authors can be awarded.

Yesterday they were named and from Actualidad Literatura we have the information.

The candidates this year were ...


Tonight the sky will burn, by Emilio Bueso (Page Jump)

Dead people, by JG Mesa (aContracorriente)

The secret song of the world, by José Antonio Cotrina (Hydra)

Dead names, by Jesús Cañadas (Fantascy)

Memory of darkness, by Eduardo Vaquerizo (Sportula)

Short novel

Detective, by Rodolfo Martínez (Sportula)

On the edge, by Ramón Muñoz (in Terra Nova Vol. 2. Fantasy)

The mountain, by Juan González Mesa (Bizarro)

The penultimate dance of the Griwll, by Ramón Merino Collado (Of monsters and trenches. Juan José Aroz, Spiral)

Rafentshalf, by Jesús Fernández Lozano (in Kings of air and water. Capsid)


Dariya, by Nieves Delgado (in They are the future / Scientific Fiction Web / Terbi Magazine nº 7)

The end of the world airport, by Tamara Romero (in Visions 2012. AEFCFT)

The enemy at home, from Concepción Regueiro (in Stories from the Crazy Bar. Stonewall)

The last footprint, by Miguel Santander (in God's rib. Libralia / TerBi Magazine nº 6)

Orcs don't eat candy, by Carlos López Hernando (in Visions 2012. AEFCFT)

Time merchantsby Víctor Conde (Sportula)

Wendy of the cats, by Jesús Fernández Lozano (in Kings of air and water. Capsid)


Tales for Algernon Year I, by Marcheto (Tales for Algernon)

Hic sunt dracones. Impossible talesby Tim Pratt (Fata Libelli)

Bomb number sixby Paolo Bacigalupi (Fantascy)

Kings of air and water, by Jesús Fernández Lozano (Capsid)

Terra Nova Vol. 2, by Mariano Villarreal and Luis Pestarini (Fantascy)

Essay book

How to write science fiction and fantasyby Orson Scott Card (Alamut)

The power of blood, by Pedro L. López (Dolmen)

Jack Kirby. The fourth demiurge, by José Manuel Uría (Sportula)

Supernatural Japan, by Daniel Aguilar (Satori)

The Bible steampunk, by Jeff Vandermeer and SJ Chambers (Edge Entertainment)

The 100cia fiction of Rescept, by Sergio Mars (Capsid)

Argentine fantastic literature in the XNUMXth century, by Carlos Abraham (The Labyrinth Library)

Panic silences, by Diego López and David Pizarro (Tyrannosaurus Books)

Steampunk cinema, from Various Authors (Tyrannosaurus Books)


Howard Koch, the screenwriter behind the magic of Orson Welles's War of the Worlds, by Luis Alfonso Gámez (Web Magonia)

Spanish science fictionby Mariano Villarreal (Web Koreander's corner)

Fantastic Literature in figures. Statistics of fantasy genre publishing production in Spain during 2013by Mariano Villarreal (Web Fantastic literature)

About fairy fantasy, by Sergio Mars (Anthology Kings of air and water)

Uchronía, from Asociación Cultural ALT + 64 (Magazine TerBi nº 7 / Web alt + 64 Wiki)


Cover of Of monsters and trenches, by Koldo Campo (Juan José Aroz, Espiral)

Cover of The airshipby Carlos Argiles (Dlorean)

Cover of The best of all possible worlds, by Alejandro Colucci (RBA)

Cover of Memory of darkness, by Eduardo Vaquerizo (Sportula)

Cover of Kings of air and waterby Olga Esther (Capsid)

Cover of Terra Nova Vol. 2, by Ángel Benito Gastañaga (Fantascy)

Cover of Zaibatsu / The Age of Flight, by Koldo Campo (Juan José Aroz, Espiral)

Audiovisual production

The cosmonaut, by Nicolás Alcalá (Feature film)

System Failure, by Santiago Bustamante (Radio Program)

The last days, by Álex Pastor and David Pastor (Feature film)

Lights on the horizon, by Luis Martínez and Pablo Uría (Podcast)

The VerdHugos, by Miquel Codony, Pedro Román, Elías F. Combarro and Joseph María Oriol (Podcast)


Category canceled in this edition due to not having reached the minimum number of applications referred to in article 26 of the Regulations.

Poetic work

Category canceled in this edition due to not having reached the minimum number of applications referred to in article 26 of the Regulations.


Alpha Eridiani, edited by the Alfa Eridiani Cultural Association

Barsom, edited by La Hermandad del Enmascarado

Delirium, edited by La Biblioteca del Laberinto

myNature, edited by the MiNatura Soterrània Cultural Association

Forbidden Planets, edited by Grupo Planetas Prohibidos

scifiworld, edited by Inquidanzas Ediciones

Foreign novel

2312by Kim Stanley Robinson (Minotaur)

The void of evolution, by Peter F. Hamilton (The Ideas Factory)

embassytownby China Miéville (Fantascy)

The house of leavesby Mark Z. Danielewski (Alpha Decay)

The quantum thiefby Hannu Rajaniemi (Alamut)

The luminous onesby Lauren Beukes (RBA)

Red landsby Joe Abercrombie (Alliance)

Foreign tale

26 monkeys, plus the abyss, by Kij Johnson (in Tales for Algernon Vol I)

Spider, the artistby Nnedi Okorafor (in Terra Nova Vol 2. Fantasy)

The man who put an end to history: documentary, by Ken Liu (in Terra Nova Vol 2. Fantasy)

The hands of her husband, by Adam-Troy Castro (en Terra Nova Vol 2. Fantasy)

Separated by the waters of the Rio Celeste, by Aliette de Bodard (in Terra Nova Vol 2. Fantasy)

Impossible dreamsby Tim Pratt (in hic sunt dracones. Fata Libelli)

Public Data

Alt + 64-Wiki, Cultural Association Alt + 64 (

Tales for Algernon, by Marcheto (

The third foundation, Association for the dissemination of fantastic literature 'Los Conseguidores' (

Fantastic literatureby Mariano Villarreal (

sense of wonder, by Elías Combarro (

The winners have been ...


  • Ignotus Award for best novel: Memory of darknessby Eduardo Vaquerizo.
  • Ignotus Award for best short novel: Detectiveby Rodolfo Martínez.
  • Ignotus Award for best story: The end of the world airportby Tamara Romero.
  • Ignotus Award for best anthology: Terra Nova 2.
  • Ignotus Award for best essay book: The 100cia fiction of Resceptby Sergio Mars.
  • Ignotus Award for best article: Spanish science fictionby Mariano Villarreal.
  • Ignotus Award for best illustration: Cover of Memory of Tinieblas, by Eduardo Vaquerizo.
  • Ignotus Award for best audiovisual production: The VerdHugos.
  • Ignotus Award for best magazine: Scifiworld.
  • Ignotus Award for best foreign novel: Embassytown, from China Miéville.
  • Ignotus Award for best foreign tale: The man who ended history, documentary, by Ken Liu.
  • Ignotus Award for best website: Tales for Algernon and The Third Foundation.

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