Science Fiction and Fantasy
Short Story Contest
Finncon X - Eurocon 2003 (also
Baltcon 2003) was held in Turku, Finland on 1.-3.8.2003. As a part of
the Baltcon programme there was be a speculative fiction short story
writing contest open to all persons residing in the Baltic region.
The aim of the competition is to create connections between fandoms
in different Baltic Sea countries. See also Baltic SF-FAQ at
After a detailed process the jurors reached a conclusion about
Each juror had an option to give one honorary mention. Six such mentions
- The Good Things in Life, Henrik Løyche, Denmark
- Human Resources, Åsne Hagen, Norway
- Maiden of the Monkey Queen, Klaus Æ. Mogensen, Denmark
- Riding Wolfhood, Jenny Kangasvuo, Finland
- The Thirteenth Bottle, Monica Karlsson, Sweden
- To Wake Up, Steen Knudsen, Denmark
Note! If you'd like to publish these works in your fanzine
or on your web site you must ask for a permission from the author.
We thank all who participated in the contest. Hopefully there will
be a second Baltastica next year.