The Retro-Hugo Awards

The Novels of 1938

This page provides an overview of the range of relevant works published in 1938. This includes an article (of which a version was included in the booklet distributed at the 2013 Worldcon) describing some of what was happening in the field, and a list below of as many as possible 1938 science fiction and fantasy novels.

We will keep the list under review as more information becomes available, so be sure to check back later to see if new items have been found for your consideration. If you're aware of any work which you believe should be added to the list, please email:

Science fiction and fantasy novels published in 1938 include:

(Where works were serialised, it is the publication date of the final instalment that counts for eligibility purposes.)