Pyr invites readers and fans to submit a short essay on the theme: Five reasons why science fiction and fantasy is important to you.
The prizes for the best 3 essays are:
- 3rd Place – a commemorative Pyr 5th anniversary keepsake and five complimentary books of their choice from the Pyr catalog.
- 2nd Place – a complete set of Pyr books as published by the contest end date of June 1, 2010 (one copy of each title, without duplicating those that appear in more than one binding) and a commemorative Pyr 5th anniversary keepsake.
- The Grand Prize Winner will embark on a “Pyr and Dragons Adventure: that includes:
- A round-trip flight to Atlanta, GA during Dragon*Con, one of the largest multi-media, popular culture conventions focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the US. Dragon*Con 2010 will be held September 3 – 6, 2010 (Labor Day weekend).
- Two nights hotel accommodation in Atlanta, GA, Sept. 3 and 4, 2010.
- Dragon*Con membership/entry badge.
- Dinner with Special Pyr Author Guests and Pyr Editorial Director Lou Anders–details to be announced!
Be sure to check Pyr’s website for rules and details.