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 36 (November 2014) for a book published during 2013. The award is accompanied by a grant of $1,000.
Entry Deadline For Books Published During 2013:
February 15, 2014
2013 ENDEAVOUR AWARD WINNER
The winner received a $1,000 grant and an etched glass plaque
produced by Kent, Washington, artist Ashley J. Harper
Goodbye For Now by Laurie Frankel (Doubleday)
FINALISTS FOR 2013
After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall by Nancy Kress (Tachyon Publications)
Amped by Daniel H. Wilson (Doubleday)
The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks (Orbit US)
Costume Not Included by Matthew Hughes (Angry Robot)
JUDGES FOR THE 2013 AWARD
Photos from the 2011 Award Ceremony
Finalists Brent Weeks and Devon Monk flanking Steve Perry, who accepted the Award for winner Cherie Priest.
All photographs by James W. Fiscus.