The 2017 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy

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 was published and nominations openedNOTE: This was delayed until Monday, March 6 due to the addition of additional eligible books.

Monday, May 22, 2017: the nominations 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.

To promote the writing and reading of speculative fiction in North Carolina and to recognize outstanding achievements in North Carolina science fiction and fantasy.