Thursday, October 02, 2008

Sandra Kasturi, Brett Alexander Savory establish new fund for writers of SF

Sandra Kasturi and Brett Alexander Savory have announced the establishment of the Vaike and Erich Rannu Fund for Writers of Speculative Literature in honour of the 30th wedding anniversary of Sandra’s mother and step-father, and their contributions to the arts and education both in Canada and Estonia.

The Fund offers two awards per year of $500 CDN each, one for fiction, one for poetry, granted to two writers of speculative literature (i.e., science fiction, fantasy, horror, magic realism, surrealism, etc.), of any nationality/place of residence, at any stage of their career.

The first submissions for this new award will be accepted between October 1, 2008 and December 31, 2008. The winners will be announced March 1, 2009.

Details are at the link above.

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