Baen Books has announced the winner of the 2017 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award:
- Grand Prize: “Feldspar”, Philip A. Kramer
- First runner-up: “Bullet Catch”, Stephen Lawson
- Second runner-up: “An Economy of Air”, M.T. Reiten
Other finalists include:
- Stewart C. Baker
- S.B. Divya
- Susan Forest
- C. Stuart Hardwick
- Bart Kemper
- Harry Lang
- Angus McIntyre
The winning story will be featured on the Baen website. The author will be given a trophy, paid a professional rate, and receive free admission into the 2017 International Space Development Conference and a year’s membership in the National Space Society, as well as an assortment of Baen Books and National Space Society merchandise. Awards will be presented on May 26, 2017 during the International Space Development Conference, held at the Union Station Hotel in St. Louis MO.
For more information, including the lists of past winners, see the official award webpage.