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Aeon Award update

04/05/2007. Contributed by Jessica Martin

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News on the SFF stories shortlisted so far by our chums over at

The Award is still open to submissions any time between now and the end of June 2007, when the final stories making the shortlist will be announced.

After this the top six will be chosen and sent to SF author Ian Watson for a final decision. The prize is €1000 and publication in Albedo One, and is open to writers of all nationalities. Stories can be in any spec fic genre, including horror, SF, fantasy and anything in-between, and the entry fee is €5, $6 or £4.

It’s also been decided that the winner will be announced at the forthcoming European Science Fiction Convention in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2007.

The stories on the shortlist so far are:

One In One Out
High Rise
The Torturess
To the End of the Earth
Lux Lucis
Beware of Falling Rocks
The White Knight
The Patron
Shadows of Inspiration
The sleepers
A Giant in the House
The Dreamy Sloth
Black Water
Partial Recall

Names have been removed to ensure fairness when it comes to judging.

The full rules can be found at

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