Endeavour Award

Presented by OSFCI for a distinguished SF or fantasy book written by a Pacific Northwest author or authors and published in the previous year.

The award represents a collaboration between writers and fans of SF and Fantasy to encourage the growth of literature in the field and recognize works of excellence. It is named for H. M. Bark Endeavour, the ship of Northwest explorer Capt. James Cook.

The award is announced annually at OryCon, held in Portland, Oregon and is accompanied by a grant of $1,000.

The winner for the first award, given in 1999, was Greg Bear for his novel, Dinosaur Summer.

website: http://www.osfci.org/endeavour/