Edgar Pangborn was named winner of the third Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award on Sunday, August 31, 2003, at Torcon 3, the 61st World Science Fiction Convention.
The award is given to a writer, living or deceased, "whose work displays unusual originality, embodies the spirit of Cordwainer Smith's fiction, and deserves renewed attention or 'Rediscovery'". Judges for the award are Robert Silverberg, Scott Edelman, Gardner Dozois, and John Clute.
Edgar Pangborn's works include A Mirror for Observers (1954), winner of the International Fantasy Award, and Hugo Award nominee Davy (1964). His first novel, West of the Sun (1953), was recently reprinted by Old Earth Books.
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