Established in 1986, the Arthur C Clarke Award is given annually for the best science fiction novel published in the UK the previous year. It has since become the most prestigious award for Science Fiction within the UK.
The award began with a grant from Arthur C Clarke himself, with the aim of promoting science fiction, the first winner being Margaret Atwood for The Handmaid's Tale.
Winners are chosen from a shortlist by a panel of judges who include of critics, fans and writers.
Presented here is a complete list of all the award winners and nominations, with winners listed next to the date and nominees below.
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