THE ENDEAVOUR AWARD...
...for a distinguished
written by a Pacific Northwest author or authors and published in the previous year.
The award represents a collaboration between writers and fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy to encourage the growth of literature in the field and recognize works of excellence. It is named for H.M. Bark Endeavour, the ship of Northwest explorer Capt. James Cook.
The award is announced annually at OryCon, held in Portland, Oregon.
The 2016 award was presented at OryCon 38 to Brenda Cooper, for Edge of Dark.
The 2017 award will be presented at OryCon 39 (November 2017) for a book published in 2016. The award is accompanied by a grant of $1,000.
Entry Deadline For Books Published During 2017:
February 15, 2018
2017 ENDEAVOUR AWARD WINNERS
The winners each received a $500 grant and an
etched glass plaque
Dreams of Distant Shores by Patricia McKillip, Tachyon
Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff, Harper
produced by Kent,
Washington, artist Ashley J. Harper
FINALISTS FOR 2017
Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine, Tor Books
Eocene Station by Dave Duncan, Five Rivers Publishing
Waypoint Kangaroo by Curtis Chen, Thomas Dunne Books/St Martin's Press
JUDGES FOR THE 2017 AWARD
John R. Douglas
Left: Laura Anne Gilman, 2016 Endeavour Award Finalist. Right: Brenda Cooper, 2016 Endeavour Award Winner.