The winner of the 2018 Eugie Foster Award was announced September 1 at Dragon Con:
- “Clearly Lettered in a Mostly Steady Hand” by Fran Wilde (Uncanny Magazine, September 2017)
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.
Fran Wilde tweeted her thanks:
I am astounded and so grateful to the nominators, the readers, and the #eugieaward committee for this amazing night. Thank you so much. Thank you as always to @uncanny_magazine for seeing this story.
This juried award begins with a longlist of nominations coming from publishers and editors, supplemented by choices of select readers. A selection committee of spec fiction fans picks the finalists. The winner is chosen by a panel of judges, and receives a plaque and a $1000 prize. All finalists receive a pin —
— Fran Wilde (@fran_wilde) September 1, 2018