Science fiction mixed with cynicism, future (mis)guided by nostalgia, where the sentimental meets the artificial. Create a piece of fiction that fits firmly in the category of space noir.
Think Gattica and Blade Runner, think M. John Harrison’s Nova Swing. This is a chance to speculate about humanity, not just about how we will be, but how we are right now.
And I expect at least one submission about a detective.
Here are the details.
The GRAMOPHONE ELECTRIC Award
Announced: Feb 8 2013
Submission Date: Feb 22 2013
Short List: Feb 23- March 9 2013
Winner Announced: March 10 2013
Word Count:1500 – 2000
Eligibility: Open to everyone