Monday, April 13, 2015

Atorox Nominees 2015

The nominees for the 2015 Atorox Award (for best Finnish sf short story published last year) have been announced. This year the nominee longlist consists of 23 short stories.

Of the 23 nominees, 10 were published in various sf zines, and 13 in anthologies and short story collections. The obvious favorite of the nominators was the Osuuskumma anthology Ruumiittomat (new Finnish ghost stories) which garnered six nominees. The quarterly Portti zine amassed a total of five nominees between its four issues.

Tähtivaeltaja Award to Lauren Beukes

The Helsinki Science Fiction Society has announced the winner of this year’s Tähtivaeltaja Award : the best science fiction book published i...