“The Thing in the Walls Wants Your Small Change” by Virginia M. Mohlere (Luna Station Quarterly 5/18) is the winner of the 2019 Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) Small Press Award for Short Fiction.
Other finalists were “The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat”, Brooke Bolander (Uncanny 7-8/18); “Familiar in Her Angles”, E.A. Brenner (Metaphorosis 9/21/18); “Baggage”, Leslie Burton-Lopez (When to Now: A Time Travel Anthology); “The Djinni and the Accountant”, Hal J. Friesen (Fire: Demons, Dragons, and Djinn); “A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies”, Alix E. Harrow (Apex 2/18); “The Hydraulic Emperor”, Arkady Martine (Uncanny 1-2/18); and “The Spider and the Stars”, DK Mok (Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Summers).
The award, recognizing the “best original short fiction” published by small presses in the previous year, was presented at Capclave on October 19, 2019 in Rockville MD at the Rockville Hilton. The winner was chosen by members of WSFA. For more, see the WSFA Small Press Award site.
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