Prophecy Creek Book Award in Speculative Fiction: Semi-finalists, Finalists and Winner

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Robert Knox, winner of the Prophecy Creek Award

 

The Prophecy Creek Book Award in Speculative Fiction guidelines can be found here.
The submission deadline is August 31, 2019.

The Prophecy Creek Book Award in Speculative Fiction

We are very pleased to announce that the inaugural cycle of the Prophecy Creek Award has concluded, and that we have named a winner.  He is Robert Knox of Quincy, Massachusetts, for his novel, Karpa Talesman.  He will receive a monetary award of $1,000 and his manuscript will be published with Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing.  We’d like to thank all the writers who have submitted their work to us for this award, and commend all of you for wonderful, imaginative work.  The semi-finalists and finalists of this first year’s cycle for the award are listed below. Please be sure to follow our blog, since we plan an interview and profile with Robert shortly!

The deadline for the next cycle of the Prophecy Creek Award has been extended to August 31, 2019.  See our guidelines for further details.

Here are our semi-finalists and finalists:

Semi-finalists

Bamberger, Barbara, Mount Airy, North Carolina, Outlawed Dreams – Part One of The Elwing Chronicles

Blake, Judson, Bayonne, New Jersey, The Knower Cathlone

Cole, Jim, Duncan Mills, California, ffrrff

Dafoe, Nancy, Homer, New York, Naimah and Ajmal, On Newton’s Mountain

Elliott, Grace, Jenison, Michigan, The King Without A Crown

Fenves, Diana, Raleigh, North Carolina, The Translators

Haerich, Jason, Smithville, Missouri, The Venturian Graft

Harris, Jay, Pensacola, Florida, Dimension V: Arrival of Future’s Witnesses

Hart, Lenore, Franktown, Virginia, The Alchemy of Light

Kern, Kathleen, Rochester, New York, The Price We Paid: My Life with Hoshea Weber and the UPS Underground

Knox, Robert, Quincy, Massachusetts, Karpa Talesman

Lavelle, John, Palm Bay, Florida, Hierophany

Leggett, Catharine, London, Ontario, The Invention of Paradise

Macolino, Thomas, Davis, California, Summoner’s Revolution

Mannone, John C., Niota, Tennessee, Dark Wind, Dark Water

Maunz, Daniel, Bayside, New York Questions of Perspective

McKissen, Dustin, St. Charles, Missouri, The Poor and The Haunted

Moore, Curtis, Spring Creek, Nevada, Ranuin’s Gate

Neri, Pasquale, Las Vegas, Nevada, Kingdom of Apathy, Volume I: A Mother’s Question

O’Rourke, Bobby, Astoria, New York, The Dreamer (A Divinely Accidental Comedy)

Richards, Marilee, Sedona, Arizona, Grover/4documents – The Trial of Grover Henry Hendershot

Solomon, Lucy HG, San Marcos, California, Teaching Fish to Swim

Strickland, Dara, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Proclamation: The War of the Mazach Book 1

Tonkin, David, Port Townsend, Washington, Altered Children

Whitaker, Stephen Scott, Onley, Virginia, Fear of Glass

Young, Alan, Pasadenia, California, Tooley Dovaras v. The Creature From Carlinsburg High

 

Finalists

Bamberger, Barbara, Mount Airy, North Carolina, Outlawed Dreams – Part One of The Elwing Chronicles

Elliott, Grace, Jenison, Michigan, The King Without A Crown

Harris, Jay, Pensacola, Florida, Dimension V: Arrival of Future’s Witnesses

Hart, Lenore, Franktown, Virginia, The Alchemy of Light

Knox, Robert, Quincy, Massachusetts, Karpa Talesman

Mannone, John C., Niota, Tennessee, Dark Wind, Dark Water

McKissen, Dustin, St. Charles, Missouri, The Poor and The Haunted

Neri, Pasquale, Las Vegas, Nevada, Kingdom of Apathy, Volume I: A Mother’s Question

O’Rourke, Bobby, Astoria, New York, The Dreamer (A Divinely Accidental Comedy)

Whitaker, Stephen Scott, Onley, Virginia, Fear of Glass

Young, Alan, Pasadenia, California, Tooley Dovaras v. The Creature From Carlinsburg High

 

 Winner

Knox, Robert, Quincy, Massachusetts, Karpa Talesman

 

Once again, we want to thank each and every writer who entrusted us with their work, and who submitted to this competition.  We commend you all and wish you all the very best of luck and success with your work.

 

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