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Old 10-07-2019, 02:55 AM
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Default 2020 Baen Memorial Contest Open

i thought this might be of interest to any aspiring space explorers here
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The 2020 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award contest is open until February 1, 2020. Co-sponsored by Baen Books and the National Space Society, the contest focuses on stories of near-future space exploration.

The grand prize includes publication on the Baen website at “normal paying rates for professional story submittals,” an engraved award, an assortment of Baen books, free admission to the 2020 International Space Development Conference, a year’s membership in the National Space Society, and National Space Society merchandise. The winners will be honored at the International Space Development Conference, to be held May 28-31, 2020 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas-Frisco Hotel & Convention Center in Dallas TX.

For more information, including eligibility requirements, see the Baen Books website.
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We need more near-future space exploration stories out there, to stir public interest in the real thing. I've been pleased to see movies like Gravity and The Martian be successful.
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