Monday, June 25, 2007
Jeff VanderMeer on Europe
Jeff VanderMeer wrote an article for Locus about his travels in Europe last summer—including his stint as the guest of honor at Finncon 2006 in Helsinki. He has now posted that article (which originally appeared in Locus #552) on his recently moved and dashingly upgraded blog Ecstatic Days. Go read it, he says nice things about Finland (like for example, “I was impressed with how knowledgeable Finnish fantasy fans were; I have rarely if ever been confronted by readers who knew so much about what they loved, or about my books specifically”), and the rest of the travelogue is really good reading, too!
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...
Cristian Tamas interviews Johanna Sinisalo for the Europa SF portal. (photo by Katja Lösönen)
The shortlist for the Tähtivaeltaja Award has been announced . This year no less than four of the five nominees are Finnish — this is a fir...
The Helsinki Science Fiction Society has announced the winner of this year’s Tähtivaeltaja Award : the best science fiction book published i...