Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Krohn Nominated for Finlandia

Congratulations to Leena Krohn whose novel Hotel Sapiens is nominated for this year’s Finlandia Award—the major literary award in Finland! Krohn has won the Finlandia award before in 1992 for Mathematical Beings.

Also among the six nominees is JP Koskinen’s Ystäväni Rasputin. Koskinen is a versatile author who is familiar to this blog’s readers from then pages of sf zines. Congrats!

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Iron Sky Awarded in Germany

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Iron Sky has won the prize for best science fiction film in the After Dark awards at the After Dark horror festival in Germany. Congratulations!

Friday, November 01, 2013

Turku Pub Meeting Today

Oh, look, it’s November already! And a Friday! That must mean there’s a pub meeting in Turku! So welcome to Cosmic Comic Cafe today at six!

If you’re feeling hungry before that, some of us are going to Rokbar for a burger at five, and you’re welcome to join.

Also, November is an especially good month to visit Turku—the sf calendar of the month is quite full of all kinds of interesting events.

Tähtivaeltaja Award to Lauren Beukes

The Helsinki Science Fiction Society has announced the winner of this year’s Tähtivaeltaja Award : the best science fiction book published i...