The 2020 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy covers science fiction and fantasy novels published in 2019 by North Carolina authors.
Monday, January 20, 2020: the preliminary list of eligible novels was published.
Sunday, May 31, 2020: the longlist was announced.
Monday, June 29, 2020: the shortlist of finalists was announced.
Monday, July 27, 2020: the winner was announced online via ConTinual (in light of ConGregate not being able to meet in person this year)