2020 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award Winner

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction Fantasy

“Humanslayer” by Scott Huggins won the sixth annual Baen Fantasy Adventure Award, announced August 2, 2020 during the Baen Virtual Roadshow, broadcast live on Facebook. Second place went to “The Chilling Account of the Wolf-Bann of Krallenburg” by J.E. Tabor and third place went to “Seidh” by Morgan Welch.

Other nominees were:

  • “Hero”, L.R. Braden
  • “The Strength of Summer Storms”, Evey Brett
  • “A Hole in the Gut”, M.T. Kadisin
  • “From Darkest Depths”, Sean CW Korsgaard
  • “The Power”, Stephen Lawson
  • “Gently They Took What Was Hers”, Amanda J. Lee
  • “Who Will Know?”, Scott R. Parkin

The contest focuses on adventure fantasy short stories. The grand prize includes publication on the Baen website, an engraved award trophy, an assortment of Baen merchandise, and “paid professional rates for first publication rights.” Second and third place winners will receive prize packages of Baen books.

For more information, see the Baen Books website.

[Edited on 8/3/2020 to correct previous misreporting of the winners.]

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