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Prix Imaginales

Presented by

The Imaginales festival and the town of Epinal, France..


This is a juried award. Works must be submitted to be considered.


Entries must be published in French, but can come from anywhere in the world. They must be “fantasy”, though the definition of what constitutes fantasy is presumably left to the jury.


The current categories are:

  • French language novel
  • Translated novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Young Adult novel
  • Illustration
  • Special Prize

Entries in the short fiction and young adult categories can be translated works. Only entries in the French language novel must have been originally written in French.

The Special Prize is a catch-all category for any work that is not covered by the other categories.

Winner receives

A cash prize.

Submissions method

The current award administrator is Stéphane Manfrédo. His contact details are on the Imaginales web site.

Data Sources

  • Award web site: May 9, 2009
  • Award administration: May 10, 2009

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