Eugie Foster Nominees

The nominees for the Eugie Foster Award have been announced. The award is presented for a story that is irreplaceable, that inspires, enlightens, and entertains. It is named for Nebula Award winning author Eugie Foster and the winner will be announced at Dragon Con, which Foster worked on.

  • “The City Born Great,” by N.K. Jemisin
  • “The Limitless Perspective of Master Peek, or, the Luminescence of Debauchery,” by Catherynne M. Valente
  • “Seasons of Glass and Iron,” by Amal El-Mohtar
  • “Ten Poems for the Mossums, One for the Man,” by Suzanne Palmer
  • “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay,” by Alyssa Wong

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Eugie Award Winner

“The Long Goodnight of Violet Wild” by Catherynne M. Valente was announced as the winner of the first Eugie Award. The award is presented for a story that is irreplaceable, that inspires, enlightens, and entertains. It is named for Nebula Award winning author Eugie Foster and the winner was announced at Dragon Con, which Foster worked on.

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Eugie Foster Nominees

The nominees for the first Eugie Foster Award have been announced. The award is presented for a story that is irreplaceable, that inspires, enlightens, and entertains. It is named for Nebula Award winning author Eugie Foster and the winner will be announced at Dragon Con, which Foster worked on.

  • “The Deepwater Bride” by Tamsyn Muir
  • “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” by Alyssa Wong
  • “The Long Goodnight of Violet Wild” by Catherynne M. Valente
  • “Pocosin” by Ursula Vernon
  • “Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight” by Aliette De Bodard

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Best Military SF Contest

Baen Books has announced a contest to determine the Best Military Science Fiction, although it appears they are asking readers to vote for the Best Military Science Fiction as published in the anthology Year’s Best Military Science Fiction and Space Opera Award, edited by David Afsharirad. Voting is open until August 31, 2015 with the winner being announced at DragonCon, held the weekend of September 4-7. The winner will receive a plaque and a $500 prize.
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New Tangent Assistant Editor

Tangent Online editor and publisher Dave Truesdale has announced that Bryan Thomas Schmidt has accepted the position of Assistant Editor for E-Zines for the on-line short fiction review magazine. Schmidt will be responsible for ensuring that tangent has broad coverage of the current e-zine markets.

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Daily Science Fiction

A new webzine, Daily Science Fiction is scheduled to begin publication. Founded by Jonathan Laden and Michele Barasso, the site plans to e-mail a short story each day to its subscription list. Their current plan is for a free subscription list with stories ranging from 100 to 10,000 words. Laden attended Clarion and has published stories in Writers of the Future and Electric Velocipede.

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