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2022 Chrysalis Awards
In Eleanor Bardilac´s debut novel “Knochenblumen welken nicht” the young protagonist must hide her magical powers – but then after they are revealed learns how to cope with them under restrictions. It is an exciting fantasy story setting place in a city that is inspired by Austria´s capital Vienna around 1900.
At the heart of the novel "Clay" is a historical legend from the 17th century, intertwined with magical motifs from Bulgarian folklore. It is a story about the mystical power of the artist and about love as a curse. The distinctive characters live in a world reigned by fate and eternal magical rituals. The novel’s language is also deemed "magical". It won the biggest readers' awards of 2021 in Bulgaria.
Born in 1983, Saul Pandelakis is a French illustrator, teacher, researcher and author of fiction. He lives nowadays in Toulouse, where he teaches design at the University.In 2021, he published his first novel, a queer anticipation fiction with Goater editions, "The Aardtman sequence"His research is on domesticity and queer feminisms in the kitchen, a possible sexuality with robots, & more...
Josh O'Caoimh is an Irish animation filmmaker. He is the writer and co-director of "Fall of the Ibis King", which won Best Short Animation at the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) and the Best Irish Student or Graduate Short Film at the Dublin Animation Film Festival (DAFF).
Ligia Pârvulescu's debut novel TRANSLUCID was published by Litera publishing house, Bucharest, in 2021. The novel is a complex world-building, world-ending narrative, combining different styles for different action backgrounds and with powerful insights in moral, political and ecologic issues. The novel was published after competing with several other dozens would be debuts, on the „Primul Roman”/”First Novel” call-for-manuscripts.An opinion on „Translucid”, here: https://michaelacoman.com/literalma/recenzie/translucid-de-ligia-parvulescu/
Stefan Dahlström is the author of Systervälde
Ukrainian author. Born in 1988. Comics, videogames, motorcycle trips fan. His debut novel ‘Arkan of wolves’, firstbook of "Litopys Siroho Ordenu'' (The Chronicles of the Gray Order)trilogy, became a bestseller.