Judith Merril was a science fiction author/editor and was on the board of the Toronto Public Library. In 1970 she donated her collection of science fiction and fantasy to the Lillian H. Smith library which totaled 5,000 items!
Friends of the Merril is a volunteer organization that helps promote her collection and hosts kick-a** events. They are also having a short story contest!
The contest opens tomorrow and closes February 15th. First price is $500! There will also be two honourable mentions at $50 each. There is a $5 entry fee to cover the cost of the prices. For full submission guidelines click here.
I’m entering and you should, too!