SESFA Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE 2003 SESFA AWARD

November 19, 2003 - The online science fiction magazine scifidimensions (http://www.scifidimensions.com) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2003 Southeastern Science Fiction Achievement Award (the SESFA) (http://www.sesfa.com).

  • Lifetime Achievement - L. Sprague de Camp (1907-2000)
  • Best Novel of 2002 - Speaks the Nightbird by Robert R. McCammon (River City Publishing)
  • Best Short Fiction of 2002 - "The Big Rock Candy Mountain" by Andy Duncan (Conjunctions 39: The New Wave Fabulists, Bard College)

The SESFA Award is designed to honor accomplishment in science fiction, fantasy or horror by individuals born or living in the Southern United States.

Winners will receive a framed certificate featuring artwork by Dan Henderson (http://www.mindspring.com/~hendall).

Other Nominees for Lifetime Achievement included:

  • Fred Chappell
  • Joe Haldeman
  • DeForest Kelley

Other Nominees for Best Novel of 2002 included:

  • Chindi by Jack McDevitt (Ace)
  • Guardian by Joe Haldeman (Ace)
  • Light Music by Kathleen Ann Goonan (EOS)
  • Spaceland by Rudy Rucker (Tor)

Other Nominees for Best Short Fiction of 2002 included:

  • "The Cage" by Jeff VanderMeer
  • "The Holy Bright Number" by Andy Duncan
  • "Mammoth Dawn" by Gregory Benford

The SESFA Award (http://www.sesfa.com) is designed to honor accomplishment in science fiction, fantasy or horror by individuals born or living in the Southern United States. For 2003, three Awards were presented: Lifetime Achievement, Best Novel of 2002, and Best Short Fiction of 2002. The SESFA, a fan-based award selected by participants who pay a small membership fee, is administered under the auspices of the online science fiction magazine scifidimensions.

scifidimensions (http://www.scifidimensions.com) is an online science fiction magazine edited by John C. Snider. Published monthly since February 2000, scifidimensions covers books, movies, television, comics, science and other topics of interest to genre fans.

The 2003 SESFA Award was made possible in part by contributions from these sponsors:

Contact:
John C. Snider, Editor
www.scifidimensions.com
410 Roswell Farms Road
Roswell, GA 30075 USA
Phone: 678 585 0406
Email: editor@scifidimensions.com

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