2014 WSFA Award Finalists

The finalists for the 2014 Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award for Short Fiction have been announced:

  • “Trap-weed”, Gemma Files (Clockwork Phoenix 4)
  • “The Traditional”, Maria Dahvana Headley (Lightspeed 5/13)
  • “Bits”, Naomi Kritzer, (Clarkesworld 10/13)
  • “Set Your Face Towards the Darkness”, David McDonald (Tales of Australia: Great Southern Land)
  • “Acts of Chivalry”, Sean McMullen, (Tales of Australia: Great Southern Land)
  • “Morning Star”, DK Mok (One Small Step, an anthology of discoveries)
  • “Like a Bat Out of Hell”, Jonathan Shipley (After Death)
  • “Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma”, Alex Shvartsman (Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show 4/13)

The award, recognizing the “best original short fiction” published by small presses in the previous year, will be presented at Capclave 2014, October 10-12, 2014, in Gaithersburg MD. The winner will be chosen by members of WSFA. For more information, see the WSFA Small Press Award site.