The finalists for the Roswell Award short story writing contest for adults will have their stories read aloud at Sci-Fest during an awards ceremony on Sunday, May 25, 2015.
The readers will be Claudia Black (“Stargate”), David Blue (“Star Gate”), Simon Kassianides (“Agents of Shield”), Gates McFadden (“Star Trek: TNG”), Jasika Nicole (“Fringe”) and Armin Shimerman (“Deep Space Nine”).
The finalists are “Grandma’s Sex Robot” by William Hawkins, “Saving Seeds” by Donna Glee Williams, “Cardiopulmonary Arrest” by Melissa Yuan-Innes, “RN2399 / 2037” by Liam Hogan, “Inside” by T. Lucas Earle and “Heaven Scent” by John McCollum.
Honorable mentions are “Robbie Is Not a Robot Name” by Catherine W. Cheresh and “Dead Lanes” by John Paul Davies.
The judges are Jack Kenny (Executive producer, Warehouse 13, Falling Skies), Jordan Roberts (Screenwriter, Big Hero 6), and Mike Werb (Screenwriter, Face Off, The Mask)
The author of the winning entry will receive a cash prize of $1,000.00. Complete details here.