James White Award short story competition

Administered by the British Science Fiction Association and sponsored by Interzone magazine, the 2012 James White Award short story competition opens on 1 June 2012. The competition is open to non-professional writers.

The prize for winning this year’s James White Award is £200 plus publication in Interzone, the leading UK science fiction magazine. The winner will be presented with their award at the BSFA Awards ceremony at Eastercon 2013. Stories entered into the competition must be original and previously unpublished and entry to the competition is free.

The winner of the 2011 James White Award was Calum Paget with his story, Invocation of the Lurker. The judges also awarded a special commendation to Tori Truslow for her story Train in Vain. The Awards were presented at Eastercon 2012 over the weekend of 6 – 9 April.

For more information and details on how to enter please see the competition website HERE

2 Comments on James White Award short story competition

  1. Thank you for plugging the James White Award, but to be clear, the judges for next year’s competition have not yet been announced.

    Juliet E McKenna and Jon Courtenay Grimwood were kind enough to judge last year’s award, but we will be passing the burden on to another set of authors in 2012.

  2. CarolineC // 22/04/2012 at 15:02 //

    My apologies for getting the wrong information from somewhere *blushes*. I’ve now amended the news piece. If you’d like to let us know when the judges for the 2012 competition are announced I’d be pleased to add the information here.

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