The winner of this year’s James White Award is “Rock, Paper, Incisors” by David Cleden.
The winner was announced during the BSFA Awards ceremony on March 26.
The James White Award Short Story Competition was established in 2000 and offers non-professional writers the opportunity to have their work published in Interzone, the UK’s leading and longest established science fiction magazine.
The shortlisted stories were:
- “Deadly Dance” – Trina Marie Phillips
- “If Only Kissing Made It So” – Jason Kimble
- “Let the Bells Ring Out” – Morgan Parks
- “(Perhaps The Answer Is) That We Question At All” – Matt Dovey
- “Wreckwalkers” – Jon Lasser
- “Rock, Paper, Incisors” – David Cleden
The judges were Ruth EJ Boot, Ian Sales and Neil Williamson.