The 2022 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy covers science fiction and fantasy novels published in 2021 by North Carolina authors.
Friday, March 25, 2022: the preliminary eligibility list was announced in the form of a Goodreads bookshelf.
Friday, April 7, 2022: the final eligibility list was released.
Friday, June 17, 2022: the longlist was announced.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022: the shortlist of finalists was announced.
Friday, July 22, 2022: the winner was announced as part of the opening ceremonies at ConGregate 8.