The 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy covers science fiction and fantasy novels published in 2013 by North Carolina authors.
The winner, announced July 12, 2014, after the result of voter selection from the nominees, in turn the result of voter selection from the eligibility list of over 70 novels, is The Shambling Guide to New York City by Mur Lafferty.
The Manly Wade Wellman Award was founded to recognize outstanding achievement in science fiction and fantasy novels written by North Carolina authors. The 2014 award, voted on by the combined membership of North Carolina science fiction and fantasy conventions (illogiCon, ConCarolinas, ConTemporal, and ConGregate), covers novels published in 2013. Nominations opened at illogiCon in January ahead of a final voting round between ConCarolinas and ConTemporal, with the award presented at ConGregate in July.
The award is named for long-time North Carolina author Manly Wade Wellman with the permission of his estate.
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