“Wise Child,” by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller was chosen from among fifteen stories collected in third annual Year’s Best Military and Adventure SF, edited by David Afsharirad, published by Baen Books.
The winner was announced at the Baen Traveling Roadshow at DragonCon, with Baen Executive Editor Jim Minz accepting for Lee and Miller.
The prize is a plaque and $500 cash.
Below is the text of Lee and Miller’s acceptance speech.
Yes, you heard us.
We probably ought to be a little more formal than that, so let’s try this:
To DragonCon attendees, science fiction fans, and readers everywhere: Hello! from the wilds of Central Maine.
We’re pleased to be here, at least metaphorically, at this particular Baen Traveling Roadshow, to stand as the proud parents of “Wise Child,” which rea...Read More