Category Archives: The Manly Wade Wellman Award

Nominations for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award are now open

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Durham, NC: The North Carolina Speculative Fiction Foundation is proud to announce that nominations for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy are now open, using an updated final eligibility list which includes 72 novels.

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 (illogiConConCarolinasConTemporal, andConGregate), covers novels published in 2013. Nominations will remain open until Friday, June 13, with a final voting round to come in the remainder of June and early July, and the award being presented at ConGregate in July.

The award is named for long-time North Carolina author Manly Wade Wellman with the permission of his estate.

UPDATE: The initial nominations deadline was extended from Friday, May 2 to Friday, June 13.

Announcing the final eligibility list for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award

Friday, January 10, 2014, Durham, NC:

The North Carolina Speculative Fiction Foundation is proud to announce the final eligibility list for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy, adding additional novels to the prospective list announced last week.

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 will open at illogiCon in January ahead of a final voting round, with the award being presented at ConGregate in July.

The award is named for long-time North Carolina author Manly Wade Wellman with the permission of his estate.

Please send any corrections and/or additions to the NCSFF as detailed in the about page.

Announcing the prospective eligibility list for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award

Friday, January 3, 2014, Durham, NC:

The North Carolina Speculative Fiction Foundation is proud to announce the prospective eligibility list for the 2014 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy, adding more than 10 novels to the preliminary list announced in December.

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 will open at illogiCon in January ahead of a final voting round, with the award being presented at ConGregate in July.

The award is named for long-time North Carolina author Manly Wade Wellman with the permission of his estate.

Please send any corrections and/or additions to the NCSFF as detailed in the about page.

Announcing the Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy

Thursday, December 19, 2013, Durham, NC:

The North Carolina Speculative Fiction Foundation is proud to announce The Manly Wade Wellman Award, which sets out 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), will cover novels published in 2013. Nominations will open at illogiCon in January ahead of a final voting round, with the award being presented at ConGregate in July.

The award is named for long-time North Carolina author Manly Wade Wellman with the permission of his estate.

Additionally, the preliminary eligibility list for 2014 is now available. Please send any corrections and/or additions to the NCSFF as detailed in the about page.