Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest

The 2009 Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest is accepting entries until April 1. See rules and specifications at the site.

Judging will be done by Baen Books senior editor Hank Davis and Jim Baen’s Universe editors Eric Flint and Mike Resnick.

The Grand Prize winner will be published in Jim Baen’s Universe, its author paid the going rate, given a specially-designed award, receive free entry into the 2009 International Space Development Conference, a year’s membership in the National Space Society ($45 level) and a prize package containing various Baen Books, Jim Baen’s Universe and National Space Society merchandise. Lesser prizes will be awarded for the stories placing second and third.

[Thanks to David Klaus for the story.]