David Walton Wins Second Annual Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Contest
Date: 22 May 2008 / Show Official Info /
"'Letting Go' will be published in Jim Baen's Universe magazine, and Mr. Walton will receive standard professional payment rates for the story," said JBU Editor in Chief, and best-selling novelist, Eric Flint, one of the three judges.
The other two judges were Mike Resnick, renowned Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Executive Editor of Jim Baen's Universe magazine, and Baen Books Senior Editor, Hank Davis.
First runner-up was "Skipping Stones" by Darwin Garrison of Fort Wayne, Indiana and second runner up was "Self Defence" by British writer Charlie Allery.
Each of the three winners will receive a subscription to Jim Baen's Universe, a membership in the National Space Society, and assorted Baen and NSS merchandise.
The awards will be presented by contest administrator and fellow science fiction writer, William Ledbetter at the 27th International Space Development Conference, in Washington D.C. on Saturday May 31st, 2008.