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21 October 2008

WSFA Small Press Award Winner

The winner of the 2008 Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) Small Press Award for short fiction is Tom Doyle's "The Wizard of Macatawa", published in Paradox magazine, Issue #11.

Other finalists were as follows:

  • "Bufo Rex", Erik Amundsen (Weird Tales #347)
  • "Harry the Crow", John Kratman (Aeon Speculative Fiction #12)
  • "Mask of the Ferret", Ken Pick & Alan Loewen (Infinite Space, Infinite Gold, Twilight Times Books)
  • "Orm the Beautiful", Elizabeth Bear (Clarkesworld Jan 2007)
  • "The Third Bear", Jeff VanderMeer (Clarkesworld Apr 2007)

  • The award honors short fiction published by small press publishers, with the winner chosen by members of the Washington Science Fiction Association, where voting is done with the identity of authors hidden. The award consists of trophies for both the author and publisher, and $250 for the author. Awards were presented at Capclave 2008 last weekend in Rockville, Maryland, with Honorable Mention certificates presented to the other finalists.

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