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 34 (November 2012) for a book published during 2011. The award is accompanied by a grant of $1,000.
Entry Deadline For Books Published During 2012:
February 13, 2013
2012 ENDEAVOUR AWARD WINNER
The winner received a $1,000 grant and an etched glass plaque
produced by Kent, Washington, artist Ashley J. Harper
City of Ruins by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Pyr)
FINALISTS FOR 2012
Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake (Tor)
River Marked by Patricia Briggs (Ace)
Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson (Doubleday)
When the Saints by Dave Duncan (Tor)
JUDGES FOR THE 2012 AWARD
Lawrence M. Schoen
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.