Baen Books recently announced the list of finalists for the 2023 Baen Fantasy Adventure Awards. This is the tenth annual round of awards recognizing the best original adventure fantasy short stories in the style of authors such as Mercedes Lackey, Jim Butcher, Charlaine Harris, Larry Correia, Andre Norton, J.R.R. Tolkien, David Weber, and more.
2023 BFAA Finalists:
“The Hitchhiker on Souls’ Road” by Ashley Agbay
“A Dragon’s True Purpose” by Ceci Black
“The Runner” by Sidney Blaylock, Jr.
“A Tale of Three Dragons” by Carrie Callahan
“Winter Offerings” by Garick Cooke
“Compact” by Arlen Feldman
“The Knight, The Witch, and The Farmboy” by C. H. Hung
“The Dreaded Song of Klau” by Jason Lairamore
“Silver Spears and Sea-Songs” by Wendy Nikel
“Fall From Grace” by Melissa Olthoff
“Once Given a Name” by Shami Stovall
The winner will be announced during the Baen Roadshow at Dragon*Con, which hits Atlanta August 31 – September 4.