Baen Books has announced the winner of the 2018 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award:
- Grand Prize: “Homunculus”, Stephen Lawson
- First runner-up: “Dangerous Company”, C Stuart Hardwick
- Second runner-up: “Falling to the Moon”, Wendy Nikel
Other finalists include:
- Stewart C Baker
- Gustavo Bondoni
- Jonathan Edelstein
- Angus McIntyre
- Julie Novakova
- Patrice Sarath
- Martin L. Shoemaker
The winning story will be featured on the Baen website. The author will be given a trophy, paid a professional rate, and receive free admission into the 2018 International Space Development Conference and a year’s membership in the National Space Society, as well as an assortment of Baen Books and National Space Society merchandise. The grand prize will be presented at the 2018 International Space Development Conference to be held May 24-27, 2018 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles CA.
For more information, including the lists of past winners, see the official award webpage.