...for a distinguished SCIENCE FICTION or FANTASY BOOK 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 (November 2016) to Brenda Cooper, for Edge of Dark. The award is accompanied by a grant of $1,000.

Entry Deadline For Books Published During 2016:
February 15, 2017

Left: Laura Anne Gilman, 2016 Endeavour Award Finalist. Right: Brenda Cooper, 2016 Endeavour Award Winner.