The Carl Brandon Parallax Award is given to outstanding works of speculative fiction created by a person of color. Nominees must provide a brief statement self-identifying as a person of color; creators unwilling to do so will not be considered for this award. This Award includes a $1000 cash prize.
The Carl Brandon Kindred Award is given to outstanding works of speculative fiction that deal with issues of race and ethnicity; nominees may be of any racial or ethnic group. This Award includes a $1000 cash prize.
Each year’s prizes are determined by independent juries.
Nominations for eligible works published in 2006 will close at midnight Pacific time on Tuesday, July 31st. Nominations made by U.S. Mail must be postmarked by that date, and online nominations must be received by then. The Awards will be presented later this year.
For more information on the Awards, or to make a nomination, please visit http://carlbrandon.org/awards.html
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The 1st People of Color SF Carnival: Painted With A Bitter Brush is being hosted by Willow at Seeking Avalon. Some new links and some old goodies, all of them worth reading.
And The 15th Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction & Fantasy Fans is up at the Feminist SF Blog. It’s a special WisCon edition with many links that are new to me and I’m excited to go read.