The Violent Century nominated for Japan’s Seiun Award!

Found out yesterday that the Japanese edition of The Violent Century, translated by Takeshi Mogi and published by Tokyo Sogensha, is on the shortlist for the Seiun Award, in the Best Translated Novel category!

The Violent Century Japan

The awards are announced in July. The other nominees in the translated novel category are:

  • Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (Tokyo Sogen)
  • Zendegi by Greg Egan (Hayakawa)
  • Gunmetal Ghost by Gareth L. Powell (Tokyo Sogen)
  • The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi (Hayakawa)
  • Vulcan’s Hammer by P.K. Dick (Tokyo Sogen)

 

Exciting!