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On Writing Awards

Two days ago I learned that City Without End is a finalist for an award, the 2010 Endeavour. It’s given out for a “distinguished Science Fiction or Fantasy Book written by a Pacific Northwest Author.”

Very pleased, of course. I think City Without End is the strongest book in the quartet of which it is a part. (The Entire and The Rose.) And it has a hell of a cover, you must admit Stephan Martiniere received a Silver Spectrum award for it.

Other nominees are:

  • David Marusek’s Mind Over Ship
  • Patricia Briggs’s Hunting Ground
  • Cat Rambo’s Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight
  • Camille Alexa’s Pushing the Sky

The thing about awards? You just can’t take them too seriously. Read More…