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 next award will be presented at OryCon 38 (November 2016) for a book published during 2015. The award is accompanied by a grant of $1,000.
Entry Deadline For Books Published During 2016:
February 15, 2017
2016 ENDEAVOUR AWARD FINALISTS
Edge of Dark by Kirkland, WA, writer Brenda Cooper (Pyr Books)
Irona 700 by Victoria, BC, writer Dave Duncan (Open Road Integrated Media)
The Price of Valor by Bothell, WA, writer Django Wexler (Roc Books)
Silver on the Road by Seattle, WA, writer Laura Anne Gilman (Saga Press)
Tracker by Spokane, WA, writer C.J. Cherryh (Daw Books)
JUDGES FOR THE 2016 AWARD
Gordon Van Gelder
Photos from the 2015 Award Ceremony
Left: Bronwyn Lake, Jay Lake's daughter - Right: Ken Scholes Accepting the Endeavour Award for Jay Lake.
Left to Right: finalist Ken Scholes; Bronwyn Lake, Jay Lake's daughter; finalist Shannon Page; finalist Django Wexler. Finalist Patricia Briggs was not able to attend.
All photographs by James W. Fiscus.