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 2015:
February 15, 2016
2015 ENDEAVOUR AWARD WINNER
The winner received a $1,000 grant and an etched glass plaque
Last Plane to Heaven by Jay Lake (Tor Books)
produced by Kent, Washington, artist Ashley J. Harper
2015 ENDEAVOUR AWARD FINALISTS
Metatropolis by Ken Scholes and Jay Lake (WordFire Press)
Night Broken by Patricia Briggs (Ace Books)
Our Lady of the Islands by Shannon Page and Jay Lake (Per Aspera Press)
The Shadow Throne by Django Wexler (Roc Books)
JUDGES FOR THE 2015 AWARD
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.