The results of the Nova short story competition for new writers were announced at Finncon. The first prize went to Tuukka Tenhunen for his short story “Ugrilainen tapaus” (“The Ugric Incident”). The competition was organized for the 15th time this yeard, with a record amount of 198 short stories participating. The competition jury comprised author Magdalena Hai, last year’s winner Anna Malinen, book blogger Hanna Matilainen, sf writer Tarja Sipiläinen, and the editor of the Kosmoskynä zine Juri Timonen.
The top three this year was as follows:
- Tuukka Tenhunen: Ugrilainen tapaus (200 €)
- Anu Korpinen: Tähden hauta (100 €)
- Taru Hautala: Jo joutui armas eilinen (50 €)
|photo: Magdalena Hai|