Six novels have been announced as finalists for the 2012 Arthur C. Clarke Award.
In Tabat, Beasts — magical creatures like dryads, minotaurs, and centaurs — question a social order forcing them into its lowest level. Meanwhile the city has lost one of its most beloved heroes, gladiator Bella Kanto.
Jeff Gunhus is the USA TODAY bestselling author of thriller and horror novels for adults and the fantasy series Jack Templar Monster Hunter for middle graders. A new member, he can’t figure out why it took him so long to join SFWA. He blames his dog.