2022 Mike Resnick Memorial Award Finalists
Finalists for the second annual Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Short Fiction have been announced:
- “It Matches the Color of Your Eye”, Matt Broomfield
- “Parallels”, Akshayarka Alammyan Deka
- “What Would You Pay for a Second Chance?”, Chris Kulp
- “Seedpod”, Ellen Parent
- “On the Left”, Sandra Sigienski
The award — sponsored by Galaxy’s Edge, Arc Manor, and Dragon Con — is given to the best unpublished science fiction short story by a new author “who has not had any work published (including short stories, novelettes, novellas, and novels in paper, digital or audio form) that has been paid a per-word rate of 6 cents a word or more or received a payment for any single work of fiction totaling more than $50.”
Judges for 2022 are Lois McMaster Bujold, William B. Fawcett, Nancy Kress, Jody Lynn Nye, and Sheree Renée Thomas. One first place winner will receive a trophy, $250, and publication in Galaxy’s Edge at the magazine’s current payment rate; second place gets $100, and third place $50. Finalists will be honored in an award ceremony during Dragon Con, to be held September 1-5, 2022 in Atlanta GA.
Submissions for 2023 will open September 1, 2022. For more information, see the award’s website.
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