Cordwainer Smith Award

The winner of the 2011 Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award was announced at Readercon. The award seeks to recognize and draw attention to lesser-known fantasy or science fiction authors. This year’s award went to Katherine MacLean, perhaps best known for writing the Nebula Award winning novella, “The Missing Man.” MacLean has written five novels, three in conjunction with Charles V. De Vet, and several short stories.

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Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award

The winner of the 2010 Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award was announced at Readercon. The award seeks to recognize and draw attention to lesser-known fantasy or science fiction authors. This year’s award went to Mark Clifton, perhaps best known for co-authoring the second novel to win the Hugo Award, They’d Rather Be Right (a.k.a. The Forever Machines).

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Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award

The winner of the Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award was announced at Readercon as A. Merritt. The award was created in 2001 to recognize and draw attention to other fantasy or science fiction authors. Merritt (1884-1943) began publishing fantasy stories in 1917 with the story “Through the Dragon Glass” in Argosy All-Story. Perhaps his best known works are The Moon Pool, published in 1919, and The Face in the Abyss, from 1923.

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