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1999 World Fantasy Award Nominees
The nine awards are presented at the banquet of the World Fantasy Convention held each year around the end of October. Two of the nominees on the final ballot are determined by readers while the remainder come from the ballots put together by a panel of judges who change annually. The judges select the recipients in a second round of voting. The awards are based on work done during the previous calendar year.

Listed here are the nominations for all categories but that for Lifetime Achievement. The nominees for that award are not released in advance.

The Awards will be announced at the World Fantasy Convention awards banquet to be held in Corpus Christi, Texas on October 29, 2000.

The five judges are:
Suzi Baker
W. Paul Ganley
Tim Holman
Marvin Kaye
Melissa Scott

Novel
Tamsin, Peter S. Beagle (Roc)
The Rainy Season, James P. Blaylock (Ace)
Gardens of the Moon, Steven Erikson (Bantam Press)
A Witness To Life, Terence M. Green (Forge)
A Red Heart of Memories, Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Ace)
Thraxas, Martin Scott (Orbit)

Novella
"Scarlet and Gold", Tanith Lee (Weird Tales Summer 1999)
"The Wizard Retires", Michael Meddor (F&SF 9/99)
"Crocodile Rock", Lucius Shepard (F&SF 10-11/99)
"The Transformation of Martin Lake",Jeff VanderMeer (Palace Corbie 8)
"The Winds of Marble Arch", Connie Willis (Asimov's 10-11/99)
"Sky Eyes", Laurel Winter (F&SF 3/99)

Short Fiction
"The Grammarian's Five Daughters", Eleanor Arnason (Realms of Fantasy 6/99)
"The Chop Girl", Ian R. MacLeod (Asimov's 12/99)
"Naming the Dead", Paul J. McAuley (Interzone 11/99)
"Amerikanski Dead at the Moscow Morgue", Kim Newman (999)
"Human Bay", Robert Reed (Asimov's 5/99)
"The Parwat Ruby", Delia Sherman (F&SF 6/99)
"The Dynasters Vol. 1: On the Downs", Howard Waldrop (F&SF 10-11/99)

Anthology
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Twelfth Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds. (St. Martin's)
Silver Birch, Blood Moon, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds. (Avon)
Northern Frights 5, Don Hutchison, ed. (Mosaic Press)
Dark Detectives: Adventures of the Supernatural Sleuths, Stephen Jones, ed. (Fedogan & Bremer)
999: New Stories of Horror and Suspense, Al Sarrantonio, ed. (Avon)

Collection
Moonlight and Vines, Charles de Lint (Tor)
Reave the Just and Other Tales, Stephen R. Donaldson (Voyager; Bantam Spectra)
Hearts in Atlantis, Stephen King (Scribner)
Deep Into that Darkness Peering, Tom Piccirilli (Terminal Fright Press)
Necromancies and Netherworlds, Darrell Schweitzer & Jason Van Hollander (Wildside Press)

Artist
Les Edwards
Bob Eggleton
Stephen E. Fabian
Jason Van Hollander

Special Award Professional
Seamus Heaney for the new translation of Beowulf
Warren Lapine for DNA Publications
John Betancourt for Wildside Press
Stephen Jones for The Essential Monster Movie Guide
Kim Newman for Millennium Movies [US title: Apocalypse Movies]
Gordon Van Gelder for editing (St. Martin's and F&SF)

Special Award Non-Professional
Ken Abner for Terminal Fright Press
The British Fantasy Society
Dwayne Olson, Peder Wagtskjold, Scott Wyatt for Fedogan & Bremer
Rosemary Pardoe for The Haunted Library
William K. Schafer for Subterranean Press
R.B. Russell for Tartarus Press


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