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Our Judges Panel Now Channeling the Literary (Speculative) Fantastic

The Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest is pleased to announce that Leah Bobet, publisher of Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, and celebrated writer/editor has joined the contest staff as a final panel judge for the 2011-2012 contest year.

Though Leah Bobet produces primarily short fiction, her first novel, Above (pictured, partially, in our banner, second from the left), releases in 2012 through Arthur A. Levine Books. A full bibliography of Leah’s work can be found on her website:

And you can find a complete bio for Leah Bobet on our Judges page.

We’re still in the process of finalising confirmation for our remaining final judge for the 2011-2012 contest, and hope to be able to announce them soon. In the meantime, you can keep checking back for more updates, or you can follow us through this blog or Twitter (@fomcontest) to receive news and updates when you want them, where you want them.