David Gemmell Legend Award auction itemsComments Off
On Friday 15 June 2012 the David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy will be taking place at the Magic Circle Headquarters in London. These fantastic awards play an important role in spreading public awareness of the fantasy genre and rewarding excellence within the field.
In order to raise funds and keep these great awards running, an auction is held every year at the ceremony. This year, the auction lots include:
Please see details of all the auction lots via the Gemmell Award homepage HERE
All of these lots will be auctioned off at the award ceremony. However, for those who would like to bid on an item but can’t attend the event, highest bids can now be submitted by email to christineharrison_007 [at] hotmail [dot] com in advance of the ceremony on 15 June 2012.
Round-up of recent Awards newsComments Off
Here is a round-up of recent awards news:
First, The David Gemmell Legend Award 2012 shortlist has been announced. See the full list HERE
The Testament of Jessie Lamb (Sandstone Press) by Jane Rogers – her first venture into science fiction – has won the 2012 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Full details HERE
Meanwhile, SFScope reports that Stanley Schmidt – long-time editor of Analog Science Fiction and Fact Magazine – is the 2012 winner of the Robert A. Heinlein Award. The Award is “bestowed for outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings that inspire the human exploration of space.”
Finally, Locus Online reports that Joe Haldeman, James Tiptree Jr., James Cameron and Virgil Finlay are the 2012 inductees into the SF Hall of Fame.
David Gemmell Legend Award poll opensComments Off
The LEGEND poll for The David Gemmell Legend Award for Fantasy is now open. To register your vote, go to the website HERE
The MORNINGSTAR and RAVENHEART polls will open shortly.