The winner of the 2017 Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction is —
- “The City Born Great” by N.K. Jemisin (Tor.com, September 2016)
The announcement was made September 2 at Dragon Con.
The award is for original speculative short fiction stories no longer than 20,000 words published for the first time in the English language in the previous year.
This is a juried award, that begins with a long list of nominations coming from publishers and editors, supplemented by choices of select readers. A selection committee of sf fans picked the finalists. The winner was chosen by a panel of judges.