On Friday 15 June 2012 the David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy will be taking place at the Magic Circle Headquarters in London.Â These fantastic awards play an important role in spreading public awareness of the fantasy genre and rewarding excellence within the field.
In order to raise funds and keep these great awards running, an auction is held every year at the ceremony. This year, the auction lots include:
- Have your name featured in an upcoming Terry Brooks novel
- A Star Wars moleskin notebook containing the signatures of over 40 SFF authors including Brent Weeks, Robin Hobb, Peter Brett, Joe Abercrombie, China MiÃ©ville, Patrick Rothfuss, Peter Hamilton and many more
- Have 10,000 words of your manuscript, plus submission letter and synopsis edited by editor Gillian Redfearn at Gollancz
- The original pencil sketch by the artist Didier Graffet of the cover for The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie
Please see details of all the auction lots via the Gemmell Award homepage HERE
All of these lots will be auctioned off at the award ceremony. However, for those who would like to bid on an item but canâ€™t attend the event, highest bids can now be submitted by email to christineharrison_007 [at] hotmail [dot] com in advance of the ceremony on 15 June 2012.