The Geomancer


A World Too Near up for 2009 Endeavour Award

I am extremely pleased to report the news that Kay Kenyon's A World Too Nearis a finalist for the 2009 Endeavour Award!!

The winner will be announced at OryCon, which will be held in Portland November 27-29 (and at which Yours Truly will be attending as an Editor GoH). The winner will receive a grant of $1,000 and an engraved glass plaque.

The Endeavour Award honors a distinguished science fiction or fantasy book written by a writer living in the Pacific Northwest. The judges this year are: Joe Haldeman, John Helfers, and Sarah Zettel.

The other finalists are: Anathem by Neal Stephenson, Ill Met in the Arena by Dave Duncan, Long Walks, Last Flights and Other Stories by Ken Scholes, and Space Magic by David Levine.

Congratulations to all the nominees!