posted Thursday 27 May 2010 @ 12:10 pm PST
The award will be presented at Balticon 44, where Bacigalupi will receive an award plaque and check for $1,000 on May 28, 2010, during the convention’s opening ceremonies.
Finalists were Dying Bites, by D.D. Barant (St. Martin’s), Soulless, by Gail Carriger (Orbit), and Johannes Cabal, the Necromancer, by Jonathan L. Howard (Doubleday). Selection is by vote of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society membership.