I just went to Pantheacon and received my award. Second place and $250 for “Black Doe.” Yay! There were over 300 entries, ranging from science fiction to romance to urban fantasy.
First place went to April and third place went to Deborah Blake. All finalists will appear in the Pagan Anthology of Short Fiction, available in September.
Here’s the finalists:
“The Bitter Herbs of Camelot” by A.C. Fisher Aldag
“Black Doe” by Vylar Kaftan
“Dead and (Mostly) Gone” by Deborah Blake
“Draw Down” by Alex Bledsoe
“From Our Minds to Yours” by C.S. MacCath
“A Nose for Magic” by Eugie Foster
“The Rune Hag’s Daughter” by Linda Steele
“Seabird” by Paula R. Stiles
“Selk River” by Melodie Bolt
“Silkie’s Diary” by A.C. Fisher Aldag
“Under a Double Rainbow” by Sophie Mouette
“A Valkyrie Among Jews” by April
“We Have Come Home” by A.L. Waldron