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.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018: the final list of eligible novels was published and nominations were opened.
Monday, May 21, 2018: voting for the nominations round will close.
Friday, June 1, 2018: the finalists were announced at ConCarolinas.
Monday, June 4, 2018: the final round of voting opened.
Monday, July 2, 2018: the final voting round closed.
Friday, July 13, 2018: the winner was announced at ConGregate.