Jacq Monahan has announced she is running for the 2012 TransAtlantic Fan Fund reports Steve Green.
Voted the 2010 FAAN Award for “Best New Fan,” Monahan is an active member of the Las Vegas sf group the Vegrants.
Her North American nominators are Nic Farey (editor, BEAM), Curt Phillips and John Purcell (editor, Askance). Her European nominators are Sandra Bond (editor, QuasiQuote) and Steve Green (editor, The Fortnightly Fix).
The TAFF race officially launches October 1, with the successful candidate attending Olympus, the 2012 Eastercon. If she wins, Jacq plans an extensive tour of the UK, with regular online bulletins on her progress and encounters with European fans, before returning to her native Las Vegas for Corflu Glitter.
[Thanks to Steve Green for the story.]
Update 09/09/2011: See comments for explanation.