I’m so honored to be asked to serve as a judge for the 2020 Endeavour Award, which recognizes a distinguished science fiction or fantasy book, either a novel or a single-author collection, created by a writer living in the Pacific Northwest. I look forward to working with my fellow judges Michael Capobianco and John G. Hemry.
The finalists this year are:
- Merlin Redux by Dave Duncan, who was from Victoria, BC, Night Shade Books
- Middlegame by Seanan McGuire, who is from Kenmore, WA, Tor Books
- Shadow Stitcher by Misha Handman, who is from Victoria, BC, Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
- What The Wind Brings by Matthew Hughes, who is from Victoria, BC, Pulp Literature Press
- The Witch’s Kind by Louisa Morgan, who is from Port Townsend, WA, Redhook
The Endeavour Award is sponsored by Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. It will be announced in November at OryCon. Because of Covid 19, Orycon will be held on-line.