Silvia Moreno-Garcia, R.F. Kuang, and Brandon Sanderson are among the finalists for the Dragon Awards, given annually to works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

Moreno-Garcia made the shortlist for the category of best science fiction novel for her The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, along with Alastair Reynolds for Eversion, Mary Robinette Kowal for The Spare Man, Adrian Tchaikovsky for Children of Memory, Ann Leckie for Translation State, Lavie Tidhar for Neom, and Timothy Zahn for The Icarus Plot.

Kuang’s Babel and Sanderson’s Tress of the Emerald Sea are in the running for the best fantasy novel prize, as are Martha Wells’ The Witch King, Larry Correia’s Tower of Silence, Charles E. Gannon’s Into the Vortex, and Olivie Blake’s The Atlas Paradox.

The finalists for the best young adult/middle grade novel are The Golden Enclaves by Naomi Novik, The Scratch Daughters by H.A. Clarke, Rust in the Root by Justina Ireland, Academy Arcanist by Shami Stovall, Foul Lady Fortune by Chloe Gong, and Bloodmarked by Tracy Deonn.

Competing for best horror novel are Gabino Iglesias for The Devil Takes You Home, Gwendolyn Kiste for Reluctant Immortals, T. Kingfisher for A House With Good Bones, Hailey Piper for No Gods for Drowning, Paul Tremblay for The Pallbearers Club, and Riley Sager for The Only One Left.

The Dragon Awards, established in 2016, are presented by Dragon Con, the annual fan convention. This year’s winners will be announced at Dragon Con, which will be held in Atlanta from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4. A full list of finalists is available here.

Michael Schaub, a journalist and regular contributor to NPR, lives near Austin, Texas.