Obituary: Jannick Storm

Danish author Jannick Storm (b. Finn Jannick Storm Jørgensen, 1939) died on May 9. Storm worked as a critic, translator, and editor as well as an author. He helped reintroduce science fiction to Denmark in the 50s and edited a line of translations beginning in 1968. his own fiction is collected in Miriam og andre and Er mao død.

Obituary: Inge Erikson

Danish author Inge Erikson (b.1935 ) died on March 13. Erikson began publishing science fiction in 1980 with the play The Wind Is Not for Sale and wrote the novel Amanda Screamer’s Desire two years later. Her “Space Without Time” series is comprised of four novels and was published between 1983 and 1989. Prior to writing science fiction, Erikson wrote mainstream fiction and returned to that in the 1990s.

Obituary: Ib Melchior

Danish author Ib Melchior (b.1917) died on March 13. Melchior wrote the short story “The Racer,” which was the basis for the films Death Race 2000 and Death Race. hisother short stories included “Vidiot” and “The Winner and New…” In addition to two novels, he wrote screenplays for Robinson Crusoe on Mars, Journey to the Seventh Planet, and two episodes of the Hugo-nominated Men Into Space.

Niels Klim Prize Winners

The winners of the Niels Klim Prize for Danish science fiction were announced on Sunday, June 15 at Fantasticon in Copenhagen.

  • Collection: År 9 efter Loopet, by Peter Adolphsen (Year 9 After the Loop)
  • Novella: “Farvel min astronaut,” by Jesper Goll (“Farewell, My Astronaut”)
  • Short Story: “Mørkets hastighed,” by Majbrit Høyrup (“Darkness’ Speed”)

For more information… (In Danish)