2014 WSFA Small Press Award Winner

The winner of the 2014 Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award for Short Fiction was announced October 11, 2014 at Capclave:

  • “Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma”, Alex Shvartsman (Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show 4/13)
  • “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)

The award, recognizing the “best original short fiction” published by small presses in the previous year, was presented in Gaithersburg, MD. The winner was chosen by members of WSFA. For more information, see the WSFA Small Press Award site.