Finalists for the 2018 Darrell Awards have been announced:
- “From Hair to Eternity”, Phyllis Appleby (Malice in Memphis: Elmwood: Stories to Die For)
- Seek and Destroy, William C. Dietz (Ace)
- “Luminaria”, John Hornor Jacobs (Apex 3/7/17)
- Coney Island Book of the Dead, Sheila Martin (Narrioch)
- “A Very Worthy Human Being”, Richard Powell (Malice in Memphis: Elmwood: Stories to Die For)
- Wild Hunt, Nick Rowan (self-published)
- Land of Wolves, TJ Turner (Oceanview)
- A Night at the Quay, William Alan Webb (Dingbat)
- “Black Like Them”, Troy L. Wiggins (Fireside 1/17)
Robin Burks is the 2018 inductee to the Coger Memorial Hall of Fame, “for Outstanding or Extraordinary Midsouth Fiction for authors who have a body of work that appeared in prior years.”
The Darrell Awards are given to works that “use the greater Memphis area as a significant setting and/or the author must be a resident of the greater Memphis area when the work appears.” Winners and runners up will be announced March 10, 2018 during MidSouthCon at the Memphis Hilton in Memphis TN.
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