Nominations for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award

March 4, 2014: Nominations are now open for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy. Nominations will remain open until Friday, June 13, at 23:59:59 (11:59:59 PM) Eastern Time.


Registration may be accomplished by submitting a registration request using this form. Upon verification of your membership in at least one of the member conventions, you will receive a unique URL at which you can rank your nominations and submit your vote via Cornell University’s Condorcet Internet Voting Service.


Using your provided unique voter URL, rank as few or as many eligible novels in order of preference and submit your choices. You may rank multiple novels as ties.


Registration requests (name, email, and list of conventions) are stored in a Google Forms result table accessible only to its owner; of course that GMail account could be hacked into in some way. Vote information is kept by Cornell University’s CIVS systems, for which they provide a Security and Privacy document. The poll is created as a private election, with no storage of detailed ballot rankings, and with results only viewable upon conclusion of the voting period by the administrator.

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