Endeavour Award Winners

Ramez Naam and Ken Scholes tied for this year’s Endeavour Award for Naam’s novel Nexus and Scholes’s novel Requiem. The winners were announced at Orycon and the award comes with a $1,000 prize and an engraved glass plaque. The Endeavour Award was established to recognize works of SF by authors working and living in the Pacific Northwest. The judges for the 2014 Award were Catherine Asaro, Scott Edelman, and Matthew Johnson.

Scholes Adds to Twin Epidemic

Authors Ken Scholes and Jen West (aka Jen Scholes) had a pairof twin girls on July 28 at 9AM Pacific Time. The Scholes join the Bursteins and the Buckells as sf authors who have given birth to twin girls this year.