“For He Can Creep” by Siobhan Carroll (Tor.com 7/19) is the winner of the 2020 Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction, announced at Dragon Con, held online September 3-7, 2020. Other finalists were:
- “The House Wins in the End“, L Chan (The Dark 7/19)
- “Love in the Time of Immuno-Sharing”, Andy Dudak (Analog 1-2/19)
- “A Civilization Dreams of Absolutely Nothing”, Thoraiya Dyer (Analog 1-2/19)
- “Postlude to the Afternoon of a Faun”, Jerome Stueart (F&SF 3-4/19)
The winner will receive a plaque and a $1,000 prize. All finalists receive a pin. The award celebrates “the best in innovative fiction” and honors writer and editor Eugie Foster, who died in 2014. Speculative short stories published in the previous year are eligible for the award, with nominations made by a panel of editors, reviewers, and select readers, and the winner chosen by a jury.
For more information, visit www.eugiefoster.com.
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