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Five finalists named for science fiction award
Five books written by authors living in the Pacific Northwest are finalists for the fifth Endeavour Award and the $1,000 honorarium HONORARIUM. A recompense for services rendered. It is usually applied only to the recompense given to persons whose business is connected with science; as the fee paid to counsel.
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The books, published in 2002, are "The Disappeared" by Oregon writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch Kristine Kathryn Rusch (born June 1960) is an American writer. She writes under varoius pseudonyms in multiple genres, including science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, and mainstream.
Rusch won the Hugo Award for Best Novelette in 2001 for her story "Millennium Babies". , "Lion's Blood" by southwest Washington writer Steven Barnes, "The Maquisarde" by Seattle-area writer Louise Marley Louise Marley is an award winning author of science fiction and fantasy. Her fiction often features strong female characters, and explores themes of hope, humanity and faith in the distant future. , "Solitaire solitaire or patience, any card game that can be played by one person. Solitaire is the American name; in England it is known as patience. There are probably more kinds of solitaire than all other card games together. " by Seattle-area writer Kelley Eskridge and "Technogenisis" by Seattle-area writer Syne Mitchell.
The winner will be announced in November at OryCon, Oregon's annual science fiction convention Science fiction conventions are gatherings of the community of fans (called science fiction fandom) of various forms of speculative fiction including science fiction and fantasy. . The annual Endeavour Award honors a science fiction or fantasy book by a writer from the Pacific Northwest. Last year, Ursula Le Guin's ``Tales from Earthsea'' won.
Readings & Signings
Bobby Doerr - Appearance by National Baseball Hall of Famer, one of the Boston Red Sox players This is a list of notable baseball players who have played for the Boston Red Sox.
``Best Essays NW'' - Co-editor Guy Maynard and contributors Lauren Kessler, Robin Cody, Bobbie Willis, Cynthia Pappas, Corrinna Wycoff and Steve McQuiddy read from the book, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Drive.
Jim Brown - Former Eugene broadcast newsman reads from "Black Valley," his second thriller, 6 p.m., Luna, 30 E. Broadway.
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