2012 James White Award annual short story competition now openComments Off
The 2012 James White Award annual short story competition is now open. The James White Award was instituted to honour the memory of one of Ireland’s most successful science fiction authors, James White. The short story competition is open to non-professional writers, with the winner chosen by a panel of judges made up of professional authors and editors. The judges for this year’s competition are novellists Aliette de Bodard and Ian McDonald and the Interzone editors.
Stories entered into the competition must be original and previously unpublished. Entry is free. The prize for winning this year’s James White Award is £300 plus publication in Interzone, the leading UK science fiction magazine from TTA Press. There will also be a runners-up prize of £100. The closing date for receipt of entries is 16 December 2012. The winner / runner-up will be presented with their awards at the BSFA Awards ceremony at Eastercon 2013.
For further information see the website HERE
James White Award short story competition(2)
Administered by the British Science Fiction Association and sponsored by Interzone magazine, the 2012 James White Award short story competition opens on 1 June 2012. The competition is open to non-professional writers.
The prize for winning this year’s James White Award is £200 plus publication in Interzone, the leading UK science fiction magazine. The winner will be presented with their award at the BSFA Awards ceremony at Eastercon 2013. Stories entered into the competition must be original and previously unpublished and entry to the competition is free.
The winner of the 2011 James White Award was Calum Paget with his story, Invocation of the Lurker. The judges also awarded a special commendation to Tori Truslow for her story Train in Vain. The Awards were presented at Eastercon 2012 over the weekend of 6 – 9 April.
For more information and details on how to enter please see the competition website HERE
BSFA Award nominees announcedComments Off
The nominees have been announced for the 2011 BSFA Awards as follows:
Best Short Fiction:
Full details HERE