2018 Manly Wade Wellman Award

The winner of the 2018 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Fiction and Fantasy was announced at ConGregate on Saturday, July 14.

  • Scourge by Gail Z. Martin (Solaris)

Gail Z. Martin. Photo by Cindy Walker.

The award, given by the North Carolina Speculative Fiction Foundation, recognizes outstanding science fiction and fantasy novels written by North Carolina authors.

The winner is selected by a vote of members of sf conventions held in the state: illogiCon, ConCarolinas, and ConGregate.

The award is named for long-time North Carolina author Manly Wade Wellman.

3 thoughts on “2018 Manly Wade Wellman Award

  1. I have to say that I didn’t know Manly Wade Wellman or his works, nor did I know he lived in Chapel Hill, NC, when I was in college there in the mid ’60s. I wish I had. But then, I was just getting into fandom at the time. (I did meet Kay Kyser, the famous bandleader and radio personality of the ’30s and ’40s–and MWW’s contemporary. He was an alumnus of UNC, and retired to Chapel Hill about 1950.)

  2. Without wanting to diminish the winning work, is it just me that feels Manly Wade Wellman to be just slightly over compensating for something?

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