Thursday, November 17, 2005

Risto Isomäki Candidate for Finlandia Prize

The candidates for this year’s Finlandia Prize have been announced, and there is an sf novel among them: Sarasvatin hiekkaa by Risto Isomäki. The story is described by the nomination committee as “an ecological thriller of apocalyptic proportions” and “frighteningly believable in its topicality”.

On a related note, Isomäki is the Finnish guest of honor at Finncon 2006.
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Awards at Finncon

As usual, there were a few awards given out at Finncon last weekend in Turku. Here's a rundown of the results. Atorox The Atorox Awa...