The 2018 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy

The 2018 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy covers science fiction and fantasy novels published in 2017 by North Carolina authors.

Friday, January 12, 2018: the preliminary list of eligible novels was published at illogiCon in the form of a Goodreads bookshelf.

Monday, February 5, 2018: the prospective list of eligible novels was published along with a corrections/additions form, and the voter registration form.

Monday, February 12, 2018: the final list of eligible novels will be published and nominations opened.

Monday, May 21, 2018: voting for the nominations round will close.

Friday, June 1, 2018: the finalists will be announced at ConCarolinas.

Monday, June 4, 2018: the final round of voting will open.

Monday, July 2, 2018: the final voting round will close.

Saturday, July 14, 2018: the winner(s) 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.