SPECULATIVE LITERATURE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FOUNTAIN AWARD WINNERThe Speculative Literature Foundation (SLF) is pleased to announce the results of the second annual Fountain Award, which carries a cash prize of $1000. The winning story is "The Annals of Eelin-Ok" by Jeffrey Ford, first published in THE FAERY REEL, an anthology edited by Ellen Datlow. Ten other stories received honorable mentions. Full details are available on the SLF web site:
The Fountain Award is given to speculative short stories of exceptional literary quality. The Award is judged by a select jury, and is chosen from work nominated by magazine and anthology editors for the year in question. The judges for the award this year (for stories published in 2004) were Matthew Cheney, Gavin Grant, Patricia McKillip, Vandana Singh, and Alison Smith.
Questions about this year's awards may be directed to Karen Meisner, Awards Administrator - FountainAward@speculativeliterature.org.
"Second annual" -- I love that. :-) May there be many more...