Palmer Wins 2017 Compton Crook Award

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) has announced the winner of the 2017 Compton Crook/Stephen Tall Award:

The award honors the best first SF/fantasy/horror novel of the year, and “includes a framed award document and, for the novel’s author, a check for $1,000 and an invitation to be the Compton Crook Guest at Balticon for two years.” The award will be presented at Balticon 51, held May 26-29, 2017 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore MD. Selection is by vote of the BSFS membership.