2016 Baen Memorial Contest Winner

Baen Books has announced the winners of the 2016 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award:

  • Grand Prize: “Dear Ammi”, Aimee Ogden
  • 2nd Place: “To Lose the Stars”, Jennifer Brozek
  • 3rd Place: “Cylinders”, Ronald D. Ferguson

Other finalists include:

  • J. Lily Corbie
  • C. Stuart Hardwick
  • Bart Kemper
  • Steve Last
  • Thomas A. Mays
  • Al Onia
  • Eric Picholle

The winning story will be featured on the Baen website. The author will be given an award, be paid “normal paying rates for professional story submittals,” and will receive free admission into the 2016 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.

For more information, including the lists of past winners, see the official award webpage.