The Paul Harland Prize is the oldest annual award for original Dutch short science fiction, fantasy or horror stories. It is named after Dutch science fiction author Paul Harland, who died in 2003.
Saturday, the 7th of February 2015, the winners of the Paul Harland Prize 2014 were announced during the Gala of the Fantastic Book in the Golden Tulip Hotel (Central Burgemeester Loeffplein 98) in ‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.
From left : Marco Knauff, Erik Heiser, Sarah de Waard, Nieske Lindelauf – den Heijer, Jacqueline Weers
The 2014 Paul Harland Award Winners
1) “Mevrouw Rosenbaum vecht tegen de duivel” (Mrs. Rosenbaum fights the devil) by Erik Heiser (€ 1.000,-)
2) “Tuinelfjes” (Garden fairies) by Sarah de Waard (€ 300,-)
3) “Overal schaduwen, overal sterren” (Shadows everywhere, stars everywhere) by Marco Knauff (€ 300,-)
Paul Harland Debut Award
“De sneeuw” (The snow) by Jacqueline Weers (€ 150,-)
“Overal schaduwen, overal sterren” (Shadows everywhere, stars everywhere) by Marco Knauff (€ 150,-)
Phoenix Award (De Feniksprijs)
“Woestijnzand” (Desert sand) by Nieske Lindelauf – den Heijer (€ 35,-)
W.J. Maryson Talent Award
Congratulations to all winners ! And let’s hope that the stories will be translated into the major European languages.
Golden Tulip Hotel (Central Burgemeester Loeffplein 98) in ‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.