Pegasus Nominations

The finalists for the 2014 Pegasus Award have been announced. On-line voting is open to anyone with an interest in the filk community until October 19. The winners will be announced at Ohio Valley Filk Festival the weekend of October 24-26.

Best Filk Song

  • “Acolytes of the Machine,” by Dr. Mary Crowell
  • “Child of the Library,” by Piers & Gill Cawley
  • “Pageant Legend,” by Ju Honisch & Katy Dröge-Macdonald
  • “Paper Worlds,” by Talis Kimberley
  • “Snow White, Red Road,” by Cheshire Moon

Best Classic Filk Song

  • “Apology,” by Bill and Gretchen Roper
  • “Before The Dawn,” by Mike Whitaker
  • “Grandfather,” by Gary Hanak
  • “I Am Stardust,” by Lloyd Landa
  • “Storm Dancing,” by Tom Smith

Best Performer

  • Cheshire Moon
  • Copy Red Leader
  • Tim Griffin
  • Stone Dragons
  • Toyboat

Best Writer/Composer

  • Tim Griffin
  • Phil Mills
  • Ben Newman
  • Ada Palmer
  • Eva Van Daele-Hunt

Best Adapted Song

  • “Meat,” by Kathleen Sloan
  • “Midichlorian Rhapsody,” by Jeff Bohnhoff
  • “Snitch Ball Wizard,” by Steve Macdonald
  • “Threes Rev. 1.1,” by Duane Elms
  • “TIE After TIE,” by Debs & Errol

Best Song of Passage

  • “City of Doors,” by Dr. Mary Crowell
  • “Outward Bound,” by Cat Faber
  • “Persephone,” by Michelle Dockrey
  • “Scarlet Town,” by Cathy McManamon
  • “Starlight & Saxophone,” by Tom Smith

For more information…

Pegasus Award Winners

The Pegasus Awards were presented this weekend at Ohio Valley Filk Fest. The winners, selected by popular vote of filk fandom include the following.

  • Best Romantic Song: “As I Am,” by Heather Dale
  • Best Bad-Ass Song: “Evil Laugh,” by Seanan McGuire
  • Best Writer/Composer: S. J. Tucker
  • Best Performer: Amy McNally
  • Best Classic Filk Song: “The Phoenix,” by Julia Ecklar
  • Best Filk Song: “Wicked Girls,” by Seanan McGuire

For more information…

Pegasus Nominees

The nominees for the 2011 Pegasus Awards, presented for excellence in filk, have been announced. All ballots are due by October 17, 2011 and the awards will be presented at Ohio Valley Filk Fest, the weekend of October 21-23.

Best Filk Song

  • ”Die Puppen (The Dolls),” by Eva Van Daele-Hunt
  • ”Joan,” by Heather Dale and Ben Deschamps
  • ”Paper Worlds- Talis Kimberley
  • ”Somebody Will,” by Ada Palmer
  • ”Wicked Girls,” by -Seanan McGuire

Best Classic Filk Song

  • ”Gone Filkin’,” by Tom Jeffers
  • ”Little Fuzzy Animals,” by Frank Hayes
  • ”Nessie, Come Up,” by Dr. Jane Robinson
  • ”The Phoenix,” by Julia Ecklar
  • ”Storm Dancing,” by Tom Smith

Best Performer

  • Amy McNally
  • Playing Rapunzel
  • Stone Dragons
  • Toyboat
  • Tricky Pixie

Best Writer/Composer

  • Barry Childs-Helton
  • Dr. Mary Crowell
  • Phil Mills
  • Ben Newman
  • S. J. Tucker

Best Badass Song

  • ”Crispy Danish,” by Andrew Ross
  • ”Evil Eyeball,” by Sibylle Machat
  • ”Evil Laugh,” by Seanan McGuire
  • ”My Brother, My Enemy,” by Ada Palmer
  • ”Tough Titty Cupcakes,” by Betsy Tinney

Best Romantic Song

  • ”As I Am,” by Heather Dale
  • ”One Small Boat,” by Marilisa Valtazanou
  • ”Rain On Berlin,” by Eva Van Daele-Hunt
  • ”Starlight & Saxophone,” by Tom Smith
  • ”Too Many Years,” by Bill Roper

For more information…

Pegasus Nominations Open

The form to nominate for this year’s Pegasus Awards for filk is now on-line. Nominations close on July 25. People can nominate up to five works/people in five categories. The winners will be announced at Ohio Valley Filk Fest.

To nominate, or for more information…

For the results of the brainstorming poll…

Pegasus Nominations

The Pegasus Award nominations have been announced by Erica Neely. The Pegasus Awards are given out for excellence in filk and are presented at OVFF the weekend of October 22 in Worthington, Ohio. Anyone with an interest in filk may vote for the awards.

Best Song

  • “Gabriel Gray’s Song,” by Batya Wittenberg
  • “Here Be Cartographers,” by Ben Newman
  • “Small Designs,” by Barry Childs-Helton
  • “Take It Back,” by Kathleen Sloan
  • “A Thousand Ships,” by Katy Droege-Macdonald and Juliane Honisch

Best Classic Song

  • “Dragon For Sale,” by Ben Newman
  • “Fire in the Sky,” by Jordin Kare
  • “I Am Stardust,” by Lloyd Landa
  • “Ship of Stone,” by Don Simpson
  • “Will Ye Come Back Home?,” by Mike Richards

Best Performer

  • Play It With Moxie
  • Playing Rapunzel
  • S.J. Tucker
  • Sassafrass
  • Toyboat

Best Writer/Composer

  • Barry Childs-Helton
  • Heather Dale
  • W. Randy Hoffman
  • S.J. Tucker
  • Batya Wittenberg

Best Magic Song

  • “Die Puppen [The Dolls],” by Eva Van Daele-Hunt
  • “Like Their Feet Have Wings,” by Gwen Knighton
  • “Magnus Retail,” by Mary Crowell
  • “Pharmakoia,” by W. Randy Hoffman
  • “Where the Magic is Real,” by Paul Kwinn

Best Mad Science Song

  • “Dawn of the Day Before the Time of the Land the Lost Dinosaurs Forgot to Remember,” by Rand Bellavia/Adam English
  • “Evil Overlords Anonymous,” by Jessica Stevenson/Alasdair Prett
  • “Mad Science Cafe,” by Brooke Lunderville
  • “Mad Scientist’s Love Song,” by Gary McGath
  • “What a Woman’s For,” by Seanan McGuire

For more information…

Pegasus Nominations

The ballot for this year’s Pegasus Awards, given for Best Filk, has been announced. Ballots must be received no later than midnight on October 19. The winners will be announced at Ohio Valley Filk Fest (OVFF) the weekend of October 22-25.

Best Filk Song

  • “Gabriel Gray’s Song,” by Batya Wittenberg
  • “One Small Boat,” by Marilisa Valtazanou
  • “Take It Back,” by Kathleen Sloan
  • “A Thousand Ships,” by Katy Dröge-Macdonald and Ju Honisch
  • “The Wreck of the Crash of the Easthill Mining Disaster,” by Brooke Lunderville

Best Classic Filk Song

  • “Chess,” by Juanita Coulson
  • “Mad Scientist’s Love Song,” by Gary McGath
  • “Spiral Dance,” by Dr. Anne Prather
  • “Starship & Haiku,” by Kathy Mar
  • “Still Catch the Tide,” by Talis Kimberley

Best Performer

  • Heather Dale and Ben Deschamps
  • Amy McNally
  • S. J. Tucker
  • Tim & Annie Walker
  • Wild Mercy

Best Writer/Composer

  • Dr. Mary Crowell
  • Katy Dröge-Macdonald and Juliane Honisch
  • Brooke Lunderville
  • Steve Savitzky
  • Vixy & Tony

A Little Bit Country

  • “Feygrass,” by Scott Snyder
  • “I Can’t Get Over You, So…,” by Nate Bucklin
  • “Redneck Pagan,” by Larry Kirby
  • “Stray Dog Man,” by Bill Sutton
  • “Truck Drivin’ Vampire,” by Michael Longcor

A Little Bit Rock and Roll

  • “Come to Mordor,” by Jeff Bohnhoff
  • Das Über Tuber,” by Rand Bellavia / Adam English
  • “Fluorine Atom,” by Paul Estin
  • “Howl at the Moon,” by Tim & Annie Walker
  • “Six-String Love,” by Vixy & Tony

For more information…