The third annual Pulp Factory Awards were announced and distributed at this year’s Windy City Paper & Pulp Show on May 27th. The Pulp Factory is an internet group made up of over one hundred pulp enthusiasts, some professional writers and artists, all devoted pulp fans. There are four categories and cover all new pulp fiction and artwork created in the previous year.
The winners this year were works published in 2011 were.
Best Pulp Novel
“Damballa” by Charles Saunders – Published by Airship 27 Productions
Best Pulp Short Story
“Vengeance Is Mine,” by Ron Fortier – Published in The Avenger –Justice Inc. from Moonstone Books.
Best Pulp Cover
Michael Kalula for “Challenger Storm – Isle of Blood” by Don Gates from Airship 27 Productions.
Best Interior Illustrations
Michael Kaluta for “Challenger Storm –Isle of Blood” by Don Gates from Airship 27 Productions.
This is the first time one creator has won two awards. This year’s nominees and winning tales and art were culled from seventeen publishers of new pulp fiction and art; a welcome sign that this genre continues to grow.
The membership of the Pulp Factory wish to congratulate all nominees and our three winners and to thank the Windy City Promoters Doug Ellis and John Gunnerson for their continued support of these awards.