The Endeavour Award, announced annually at OryCon in Portland, Oregon, is awarded to a distinguished science fiction or fantasy book written by a Pacific Northwest author or authors and published in the previous year.
Pacific Northwest is home to many of the best science fiction and fantasy writers in North America. The award is dedicated to helping these science fiction and fantasy writers to produce the best literature in the field.
Annual presentation of the Endeavour Award is in November at OryCon for books published during the previous year.
The Endeavour Award, named for HM Bark Endeavour, the ship of Northwest explorer Captain James Cook, was first presented in 1999. Funded by a collaboration of Portland, Oregon area writers and readers of science fiction and fantasy in 1996 and chartered by Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. (OSFCI) tax-exempt non-profit corporation.
|2016||Edge of Dark||Brenda Cooper|
|2015||Last Plane to Heaven||Jay Lake|||
|2013||Goodbye For Now||Laurie Frankel|
|2012||City of Ruins||Kristine Kathryn Rusch|
|2010||Mind Over Ship||David Marusek|
|2009||Space Magic||David D. Levine|
|2008||The Silver Ship and the Sea||Brenda Cooper|
|2007||Forest Mage||Robin Hobb|
|2006||Anywhere but Here||Jerry Oltion|
|2005||The Child Goddess||Louise Marley|
|2004||Red Thunder||John Varley|
|Kristine Kathryn Rusch
|2002||Tales from Earthsea||Ursula K. Le Guin|
The Glass Harmonica
|Ursula K. Le Guin
|2000||Darwin's Radio||Greg Bear|
|1999||Dinosaur Summer||Greg Bear|
- Official website
- OryCon Portland Oregon's premiere science fiction convention
- Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. (OSFCI)
- "Locus Online News » Lake Wins 2015 Endeavor Award". www.locusmag.com. Retrieved 2015-11-25.
- "sfadb : Endeavour Award". www.sfadb.com. Retrieved 2015-11-25.