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The Baltic
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

The results

After a detailed process the jurors reached a conclusion about Top Three.

Honorary mentions

Each juror had an option to give one honorary mention. Six such mentions were given.

  • 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.


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