ALL PULP NEWSSTAND
CALL FOR MUNSEY NOMINATIONS!
From Mike Chomko-
With Spring fast approaching, it’s time to get your Munsey Award nominations to PulpFest. All members of the pulp community, whether they plan to attend PulpFest 2011 or not, are welcome to nominate a deserving person for this year’s achievement award.
Named after Frank A. Munsey, the man who published the first all-fiction pulp magazine, the Munsey is presented annually to a deserving person who has given of himself or herself for the betterment of the pulp community, be it through disseminating knowledge about the pulps, publishing, or through
other efforts to preserve and to foster interest in the pulp magazines we all love and enjoy. All members of the pulp community, excepting past winners of the Munsey or Lamont awards, are eligible for this prestigious
For further details, please visit www.pulpfest.com and make your nomination.
NEW FROM NOHO NOIR!
From Katherine Tomlinson-
This week, Mark Satchwill and I bring the Noir with a tale of secrets and sex. We hope you like it.
PULP ARK AWARD DESIGN ANNOUNCED
In anticipation of the approaching announcement on March 1, 2011, of the winners of the 2011 Pulp Ark Awards, the first ever given from this new convention/conference for pulp creators and fans, Tommy Hancock, Pulp Ark Coordinator announced the planned design for the ten awards to be given Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the event.
“Each award is a wooden plaque,” Hancock reported. “8 X 10 with the outline of the state of Arkansas laser engraved into it. Within the state’s outline will be the PULP ARK name and year and the award and the recipient’s name, also laser engraved. I designed the award and local business owners Ron and Toy Siler of Southern Charm, a trophy and awards store in Batesville, will produce them. Mark Herrington, a supporter of pulp creators and a local businessman in the area, is covering the costs of the awards.”
Hancock stated that the winners of the Pulp Ark awards would be announced the morning of March 1, 2011. Voting for all qualified voters ends at 11:59 PM, February 28, 2011.