The 2017 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy covers science fiction and fantasy novels published in 2016 by North Carolina authors.
Friday, January 13, 2017: the preliminary list of eligible novels was published and announced at illogiCon, along with a corrections/additions form, and the voter registration form has been published.
Friday, January 27, 2017: the prospective list of eligible novels was published.
Monday, January 30, 2017: the final list of eligible novels will be published and nominations opened. NOTE: This has been delayed until Monday, February 19 due to the addition of additional eligible books.
Monday, May 22, 2017: the nonimations round will close.
Friday, June 2, 2017: the nominees will be announced at ConCarolinas.
Monday, June 5, 2017: the final round of voting will open.
Monday, July 3, 2017: the final voting round will close.
Saturday, July 15, 2017: the winner will be announced at ConGregate.