2018 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award Winner

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction Fantasy“Dragon’s Hand” by David VonAllmen won the fifth annual Baen Fantasy Adventure Award, announced at the Writer’s Symposium during Gen Con, August 4, 2018 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis IN. Second place went to “Deny the World with a Thought” by Benjamin Scott Farthing and third place went to “The Lady of Pain” by Steve DuBois.

Other nominees were:

  • “Spun of Salt and Stone”, Deborah L. Davitt
  • “The Puzzle Vault”, Auston Habershaw
  • “The Memory Bank & Trust”, Patrick Hurley
  • “Ashes for Ashes”, Kevin Kauffmann
  • “Luchadora”, Melissa Mead
  • “The Deadliest Dish”, David Samuels
  • “Ash-Eater”, Benjamin Tyler Smith

The contest focuses on adventure fantasy short stories. The grand prize includes publication on the Baen website, an engraved award, and an assortment of Baen books.

For more information, including eligibility requirements, see the Baen Books website.

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