The North Carolina Speculative Fiction Foundation (NCSFF) has announced the shortlist for the 2021 Manly Wade Wellman Award. The award recognizes “outstanding achievement in science fiction and fantasy novels written by North Carolina authors.”
- Queen of None, Natania Barron (Vernacular)
- Sword of the Seven Sins, Emily Colin (Blue Crow)
- Legendborn, Tracy Deonn (McElderry)
- Carved from Stone and Dream, T. Frohock (Harper Voyager)
- Impervious, A.J. Hartley (Falstaff)
- Elemental, Whitney Hill (Benu)
- Paladin’s Grace, T. Kingfisher (Argyll)
- Every Sky a Grave, Jay Posey (Skybound)
The winner will be announced July 10, 2021 during ConGregate 7 / DeepSouthCon 59, to be held at the Downtown Marriott in Winston-Salem NC.
For more information, visit the NCSFF website.
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