WSFA Small Press Award

The winner of this year’s WSFA Small Press Award, presented at Capclave on October 7 to original short fiction published by a small press, is “The Tomato Thief,” by Ursula Vernon. The story was published in Apex Magazine.
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WSFA Small Press Finalists

The finalists for the 2017 Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) Small Press Awards have been announced. The awards are given annually to recognize excellence in short fiction originally published in small press venues. This year’s winners will be announced October 6-8 at Capclave.

  • “A Salvaging of Ghosts”,” by Aliette de Bodard
  • “The Mytilenian Delay”,” by Neil James Hudson
  • “Radio Silence”,” by Walter H. Hunt
  • “Foxfire, Foxfire”,” by Yoon Ha Lee
  • “Vengeance Sewn With Fey Cord”,” by Christine Lucas
  • “The Witch’s Knives”,” by Margaret Ronald
  • “Jupiter or Bust”,” by Brad R. Torgersen
  • “The Tomato Thief”,” by Ursula Vernon
  • “Only Their Shining Beauty Was Left”,” by Fran Wilde

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WSFA Award

The winner of this year’s WSFA Small Press Award, presented at Capclave on October 8 to original short fiction published by a small press, is “Today I Am Paul,” by Martin L. Shoemaker. The story was published in Clarkesworld Magazine.

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WSFA Finalists

The finalists for the 2016 Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) Small Press Awards have been announced. The awards are given annually to recognize excellence in short fiction originally published in small press venues. This year’s winners will be announced October 7-9 at Capclave.

  • “The Art of Deception,” by Stephanie Burgis
  • “Burn Her,” by Tanith Lee
  • “Cat Pictures Please,” by Naomi Kritzer
  • “The Empress in Her Glory,” by Robert Reed
  • “The Haunting of Apollo A7LB,” by Hannu Rajaniemi
  • “”Headspace,” by Beth Davis Cato
  • “Leashing the Muse,” by Larry Hodges
  • “Leftovers,” by Leona Wisoker
  • “Today I Am Paul,” by Martin L. Shoemaker

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WSFA Small Press Award Winner

The winner of this year’s WSFA Small Press Award, presented at Capclave on October 10 to original short fiction published by a small press, is “Jackalope Wives,” by Ursula Vernon. The story was published in Apex Magazine.

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John Madigan Medical Fundraiser

Washington area fan John Madigan was diagnoses with brain cancer last year and his medical bills are mounting. He and wife Candy, who have hosted the Washington Science Fiction Association’s 3rd Friday meetings for several years, have started a Youcaring campaign to try to help raise funds to cover JOhn’s medical bills and household expenses.

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WSFA Small Press Award

The winner of this year’s WSFA Small Press Award, presented at Capclave on October 11 to original short fiction published by a small press, is “Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma,” by Alex Shvartsman. The story was published in Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show and edited by Edmund R. Schubert.

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WSFA Small Press Finalists

The finalists for the 2014 Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) Small Press Awards have been announced. The awards are given annually to recognize excellence in short fiction originally published in small press venues. This year’s winners will be announced October 10-12 at Capclave.

  • “Acts of Chivalry,” by Sean McMullen
  • “Bits,” by Naomi Kritzer
  • “Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma,” by Alex Shvartsman
  • “Like a Bat Out of Hell,” by Jonathan Shipley
  • “Morning Star,” by DK Mok
  • “Set Your Face Towards the Darkness,” by David McDonald
  • “The Traditional,” by Maria Dahvana Headley
  • “Trap-weed,” by Gemma Files

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WSFA Small Press Award

The winner of this year’s WSFA Small Press Award, presented at Capclave to original short fiction published by a small press, is “Good Hunting,” by Ken Liu. The story was published in Strange Horizons and edited by Brit Mandelo, An Owomoyela, and Julia Rios.

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WSFS Small Press Award Finalists

The finalists for the 2013 Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) Small Press Awards have been announced. The awards are given annually to recognize excellence in short fiction originally published in small press venues. This year’s winners will be announced October 11-13 at Capclave.

  • “Astrophilia,” by Carrie Vaughn, published in Clarkesworld Magazine 7/12, edited by Neil Clarke
  • “The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species,” by Ken Liu, published in Lightspeed Magazine 8/12, edited by John Joseph Adams
  • “Bottled Spirits,” by Pamela K. Kinney, published in Buzzy Mag 6/12, edited by Laura Anne GIlman
  • “Coca Xocolatl,” by Lawrence M. Schoen, published in ReDeus: Divine Tales, edited by Robert Greenberger and Aaron Rosenberg, Crazy Eight Press
  • “Good Hunting,” by Ken Liu, published in Strange Horizons 8/12, edited by Brit Mandelo
  • “Mornington Ride,” by Jason Nahrung, published in Epilogue, edited by Tehani Wessely, Fablecroft Publishing
  • “The Six Million Dollar Mermaid,” by Hildy Silverman, published in Mermaids 13: Tales from the Sea, edited by John L. French, Padwolf Publishing

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