David Gemmell Award Winners

The winners of the Gemmell Awards were announced on June 13 at a ceremony at the Magic Circle in London.

2013 Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art: Jason Chan for the cover of Emperor of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence
2014 Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Debut: Promise of Blood, by Brian McLellan
2014 Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel: Emperor of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence

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Gemmell Nominees

The nominees for the Gemmell Awards for fantasy have been announced. The Gemmell Awards are popularly voted awards. Anyone can vote by visiting the Gemmell Award website. The winners will be announced June 13, 2014 in a ceremony at the Magic Circle in London.

The Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel

  • The Daylight War, by Peter V Brett
  • Emperor of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence
  • The Republic of Thieves, by Scott Lynch
  • A Memory of Light, by Brandon Sanderson & Robert Jordan
  • War Master’s Gate, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer

  • The Garden of Stones, by Mark T Barnes
  • Headtaker, by David Guymer
  • Promise of Blood, by Brian McLellan
  • The Path of Anger, by Antoine Rouaud
  • The Grim Company, by Luke Scull

The Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art:

  • Benjamin Carre for the cover of The Republic of Thieves, by Scott Lynch
  • Jason Chan for the cover of Emperor of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence
  • Cheol Joo Lee for the cover of Skarsnik, by Guy Haley
  • Gene Mollica & Michael Frost for the cover of Promise of Blood, by Brian McClellan
  • Rhett Podersoo for the cover of She Who Waits, by Daniel Polansky

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Gemmell Awards

The winners of the Gemmell Awardswere presented at a ceremony held the Metropole Hotel in Brighton in conjunction with the World Fantasy Con on October 31.

2013 Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art: Didier Graffet and Dave Senior for the cover of Red Country, by Joe Abercrombie (Gollancz)
2013 Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Debut: Malice, by John Gwynne
2013 Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel: The Blinding Knife, by Brent Weeks

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Gemmell Nominations

The nominees for the Gemmell Awards for fantasy have been announced. The Gemmell Awards are popularly voted awards. Anyone can vote by visiting the Gemmell Award website.

The Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel

  • The Red Country, by Joe Abercrombie
  • Stormdancer, by Jay Kristoff
  • King of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence
  • The Gathering of the Lost, by Helen Lowe
  • The Blinding Knife, by Brent Weeks

The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer

  • Throne of the Crescent Moon, by Saladin Ahmed
  • The Red Knight, by Miles Cameron
  • Malice, by John Gwynne
  • Irenicon, by Aidan Harte
  • Stormdancer, by Jay Kristoff

The Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art:

  • Didier Graffet & Dave Senior for the cover of The Red Country, by Joe Abercrombie
  • Dominic Harman for the cover of Legion of Shadow, by Michael J. Ward
  • Clint Langley for the cover of Besieged, by Rowena Cory Daniells
  • Silas Manhood for the cover of The Blinding Knife, by Brent Weeks
  • Colin Thomas for the cover of Stormdancer, by Jay Kristoff
  • Stephen Youll for the cover of The Black Mausoleum, by Stephen Deas

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Gemmell Nominations

The nominees for the Gemmell Awards for fantasy have been announced. The Gemmell Awards are popularly voted awards. Anyone can vote by visiting the Gemmell Award website.

The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer:

  • Prince of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence
  • Among Thieves, by Douglas Hulick
  • The Unremembered, by Peter Orullian
  • The Heir of Night, by Helen Lowe
  • Songs of the Earth, by Elspeth Cooper

The Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art:

  • Raymond Swanland for the cover of Blood of Aenarion
  • Didier Graffet and Dave Senior for the cover of The Heroes
  • Frank Victoria for the cover of Oracle’s Fire
  • Larry Rostant for the cover of Among Thieves
  • Aaron Briggs for the cover of Journey by Night

The David Gemmell Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel 2010:

  • The Heroes, by Joe Abercrombie
  • The Wise Man’s Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss
  • Blood of Aenarion, by Willian King
  • Alloy of Law, by Brandon Sanderson
  • Black Veil, by Kristen Britain

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Adams Merges Lightspeed and Fantasy

John Joseph Adams, who recently became the publisher of Lightspeed and Fantasy in addition to their editor has announced the two magazines will merge. The combined magazine will double the fiction content, including four science fiction and four fantasy in each issue, although the amount of non-fiction content will be decreased. The price of the magazine will be increasing by about $1 per issue.

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Gemmell Nominations

The nominees for the second Gemmell Awards for fantasy have been announced. The Gemmell Awards are popularly voted awards. Anyone can vote by visiting the Gemmell Award website.

The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer:

  • Spellwright , by Blake Charlton
  • Warrior Priest, by Darius Hinks
  • The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, by N.K. Jemisin
  • Shadow Prowler, by Alexey Pehov
  • Tymon’s Flight, by Mary Victoria

The Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art:

  • Olof Erla Einarsdottir for the cover of Power & Majesty
  • Victoria Frank for the cover of Tymon’s Flight
  • Todd Lockwood for the cover of The Ragged Man
  • Cliff Nielson for the cover of The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
  • Jon Sullivan for the cover of Shadow King

The David Gemmell Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel 2010:

  • The Desert Spear, by Peter V. Brett
  • War of the Dwarves, by Markus Heitz
  • Towers of Midnight, by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
  • The Alchemist in the Shadow, by Pierre Pevel
  • The Way of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson
  • The Black Prism, by Brent Weeks

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Saturn Awards

The 36th Annual Saturn Awards were presented on June 24 by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films in Burbank, California.

Film

  • Best Science Fiction Film: Avatar
  • Best Fantasy Film: Watchmen
  • Best Horror Film: Drag Me To Hell
  • Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film: Inglourious Basterds
  • Best Actor: Sam Worthington for Avatar
  • Best Actress: Zoe Saldana for Avatar
  • Best Supporting Actor: Stephen Lang for Avatar
  • Best Supporting Actress: Sigourney Weaver for Avatar
  • Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Saoirse Ronan for The Lovely Bones
  • Best Director: James Cameron for Avatar
  • Best Writer: James Cameron for Avatar
  • Best Music: James Horner for Avatar
  • Best Costume: Michael Wilkinson for Watchmen
  • Best Make-Up: Barney Burman, Mindy Hall, Joel Harlow for Star Trek
  • Best Production Design: Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg (Avatar
  • Best Special Effects: Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham, Andrew R. Jones for Avatar
  • Best International Film: District 9
  • Best Animation Film: Monsters vs. Aliens

Television

  • Best Television Series: Lost
  • Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: Breaking Bad
  • Best Presentation on Television: Torchwood: Children of Earth
  • Best Actor on Television: Josh Holloway for Lost
  • Best Actress on Television: Anna Torv for Fringe
  • Best Supporting Actor on Television: Aaron Paul for Breaking Bad
  • Best Supporting Actress on Televison: Julie Benz for Dexter
  • Guest Starring Role on Television: Leonard Nimoy for Fringe

Other Categories

  • Best DVD Release: Nothing But the Truth
  • Best DVD Television Release: Lost (The Complete Fifth Season)
  • Best DVD Special Edition: Watchman: The Ultimate Cut
  • Best DVD Collection: Star Trek Original Motion Picture Collection
  • Best Local Stage Production: Fantasy/Musical: Mary Poppins (Ahmanson Theatre)
  • Best Local Stage Production: Play/Dramatic Musical: Parade (Mark Taper Forum)
  • Best Local Stage Production: Small Theatre: Fellowship: The Musical (Falcon Theatre)
  • The Visionary Award: James Cameron
  • The George Pal Memorial Award: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman
  • The Producers Showcase Award: Lauren Shuler Donner
  • The Life Career Award: Irvin Kershner

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Gemmell Award Winners

The winners of the David Gemmell Legend Awards have been announced. The awards are popularly selected by internet voters from around the world.

Best Fantasy Novel: Empire: The Legend of Sigmar, by Graham McNeill
The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer:The Cardinal’s Blades, by Pierre Pevel
The Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art: Best Served Cold, by Didier Graffet & Dave Senior

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Gemmell Nominees

The nominees for the second Gemmell Awards for fantasy have been announced. The Gemmell Awards are popularly voted awards. Anyone can vote and voting will open in the near future.

The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer:

  • The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart, by Jesse Bullington
  • The Adamantine Palace, by Stephen Deaas
  • The Drowning City, by Amanda Downum
  • The Cardinals’ Blades, by Pierre Pevel
  • Lamentation, by Ken Scholes

The Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art:

  • Didier Graffet and Dave Senior for illustration, and Laura Brett for art direction, for the cover of Best Served Cold, by Joe Abercrombie
  • Jackie Morris for illustration, and Dominic Forbes for art direction, for the cover of The Dragon Keeper, by Robin Hobb
  • Larry Rostant for illustration, and Loulou Clarke for art direction, for the cover of Fire, by Kristin Cashore
  • Jon Sullivan for the cover of Empire, by Graham McNeill
  • Jon Sullivan for illustration, and Sue Michniewicz for art direction, for the cover of The Cardinals’ Blades, by Pierre Pevel

The David Gemmell Legend Award for Best Fantasy Novel 2010:

  • Best Served Cold, by Joe Abercrombie
  • The Gathering Storm, by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
  • Empire, by Graham McNeill
  • The Cardinals’ Blades, by Pierre Pevel
  • Warbreaker, by Brandon Sanderson

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