The Pulp Factory Award nominations were announced on March 2, 2018 and the The Ruby Files Team is honored to announce that The Ruby Files Vol. 2 has racked up multiple nominations, including:
Best Pulp Short Story: "Takedown" by Bobby Nash
Best Pulp Short Story: "A Tree Falls in the Forest" by Sean Taylor
Best Pulp Cover: Mark Wheatley
Best Pulp Interior Illustrations: Nik Poliwko
Best Pulp Anthology: The Ruby Files Vol. 2, Ron Fortier (editor, Airship 27 Productions)
Here is the press release and official ballot. Voting is open to the public. Voting ends March 12, 2018. Winners will be announced at the Windy City Pulp and Paper Con held April 6-8 in Lombard, IL.
Congratulations to all of the nominees from the eight different publishers in the running. Also, a big thank you to those who nominated The Ruby Files vol. 2 and to those who will hopefully vote for it. Ha! Ha!
Now get out there and vote for your favorites!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BALLOT FOR TENTH ANNUAL PULP FACTORY AWARDS OFFICIALLY RELEASED
VOTING NOW OPEN UNTIL 3/12
AWARDS TO BE GIVEN OUT AT WINDY CITY PULP and PAPER CON
Lombard, Illinois – March 2, 2018
With April’s Windy City Pulp and Paper approaching fast, the ballot for the Tenth Annual Pulp Factory Awards – to be handed out at the conference – has just opened up for voting by the reading public.
The ballot can be found online at https://tinyurl.com/ybxlyey7
Voters have until midnight on Monday, March 12 to select one nominee in several categories. All votes must be received via the electronic ballot via Google forms.
Note the deadline is earlier than usual due to Windy City Pulp Con beginning on April 6.
Shortlisted nominees in each category are as follows:
BEST PULP NOVEL
Blackthorn: Spires of Mars - I A Watson (White Rocket Books)
Captain Action: Cry of the Jungle Lord - Jim Beard & Barry Reese (Airship 27)
The Eye of Quang Chi - Fred Adams, Jr. (Airship 27)
Holmes and Houdini - I A Watson (Airship 27)
Pulp Heroes: Sanctuary Falls - Wayne Reinagel (Knightraven Studios)
Sentinels vol 9: Vendetta - Van Allen Plexico (White Rocket Books)
Snow Drive - Bobby Nash (BEN Books)
Tales of the Golden Dragon - Barbara Doran (Airship 27)
BEST PULP COVER
Bass Reeves: Frontier Marshal vol 2 - Marco Turini (Airship 27)
Holmes & Houdini - Chad Hardin (Airship 27)
Jezebel Johnson: Queen of Anarchy - Rob Davis (Airship 27)
Jezebel Johnson: Sea Witch - Laura Givens (Airship 27)
Queensberry Justice: The Fight Card Sherlock Holmes Omnibus - Mike Fyles (Fight Card)
The Ruby Files vol 2 - Mark Wheatley (Airship 27)
Sentinels vol 9: Vendetta - Chris Kohler (White Rocket Books)
Six Gun Terrors vol 3: The Slithering Terror - Ted Hammond (Airship 27)
BEST PULP SHORT STORY
"The Adventure of the Failing Light" - I A Watson - Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective v 9 (Airship 27)
"Takedown" - Bobby Nash - The Ruby Files vol 2 (Airship 27)
"A Tree Falls in the Forest" - Sean Taylor - The Ruby Files vol 2 (Airship 27)
BEST PULP INTERIOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Rob Davis - Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective vol 9 (Airship 27)
Rob Davis - Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective vol 10 (Airship 27)
Rob Davis - Holmes and Houdini (Airship 27)
Morgan Fitzsimmons - The Eye of Quang Chi (Airship 27)
Gary Kato - Tales of the Golden Dragon (Airship 27)
Javier Lugo - C.O. Jones vol 2: Skinners (Airship 27)
Nik Poliwko - The Ruby Files, vol 2 (Airship 27)
BEST PULP ANTHOLOGY
Haunted Blades: Tales of the Black Musketeers - Connor MacDonald & Amanda Berthault, Eds (Pro Se)
Queensberry Justice: The Fight Card Sherlock Holmes Omnibus - Paul Bishop, Ed (Fight Card)
The Ruby Files, vol 2 - Ron Fortier, Ed (Airship 27)
Restless: An Anthology of Mummy Horror - Jim Beard & John Bruening, Eds (Flinch)
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, vol 9 - Ron Fortier, Ed (Airship 27)
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, vol 10 - Ron Fortier, Ed (Airship 27)
The Song of Heroes - Nancy Hansen, Ed (Pro Se)
After March 12, the committee will tally all of the electronic votes and the winners will be announced at the Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention on Friday, April 6, 2018.
Questions and concerns should be directed to PulpAwards@gmail.com. This will insure a more prompt response than reaching out to individual committee members.
Thank you for your interest, and looking forward to your votes!
Vote online at: https://tinyurl.com/ybxlyey7
Please spread the word.