WSFA Small Press Award Finalists

The Washington Science Fiction Association announced the finalists for the 2009 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. The award was created to showcase small-press publishers by recognizing the “best original short fiction” published by small presses in the previous year. The winner will be presented at Capclave, held October 16-18, 2009 in Rockville, Maryland.

Finalists are:

  • “The Absence of Stars: Part 1”, Greg Siewert (Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show Dec 08)
  • “Drinking Problem”, K.D. Wentworth (Seeds of Change)
  • “Hard Rain at the Fortean Café”, Lavie Tidhar (Aeon Speculative Fiction Magazine #14)
  • “His Last Arrow”, Christopher Sequeira (Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes)
  • “Silent as Dust”, James Maxey (Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show Jan 08)
  • “Spider the Artist”, Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu (Seeds of Change)
  • “The Toy Car”, Luisa Maria Garcia Velasco (Aberrant Dreams Apr 08)

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