Nov 20, 2015 – The Interim Judges Panel for the International Aeon Award Short Fiction Contest 2015 are delighted to announce those stories to be added to the contest shortlist after the third round of the competition, which ran from July 1 to Sept 30.
The judges have added a total of 11 stories to the shortlist after the third round, bringing the total shortlisted in the first three rounds to 27. The titles of all newly shortlisted stories are given below, but author names are withheld to ensure impartiality whilst the contest proceeds.
We thank the authors of all the stories entered into the contest during the third round, and congratulate the authors of the shortlisted stories, whose stories now go on in the competition with a chance to win the 1000 euro Grand Prize and publication in Albedo One. Our commiserations to the authors of those stories that were not shortlisted this time around.
Persimmon Wonderseeker and the Mystery of the Deadly Lambshade
Once We Destroy The Earth — The Moon Should Be Easy
The Sadie Hawkins
The Moon of Lila-Vihreä
The Dream-killer Waits
The Cat in the Cave
Don’t forget, the International Aeon Award 2015 Short Fiction Contest will remain open for entries until November 30, 2015. The Aeon Award short fiction contest has been running since 2004 and has a Grand Prize of €1000 and publication in Albedo One! Second and third place contest prizes are €200 and €100 as well as guaranteed publication in Albedo One, the leading Irish magazine of science fiction, fantasy and horror.
See the full Aeon Award writing competition rules for more.