Mythopoeic Nominations

The Mythopoeic Society has announced the nominees in its four categories. Two categories honor fantasy literature, one honors Inklings research, and the final category honors scholarship on authors in the Inklings tradition. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced during Mythcon XLI, to be held from July 9 -12, in Dallas, Texas.

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature

  • “Trickster’s Game” trilogy consisting of Heartwood, Bloodstone, and Foxfire, by Barbara Campbell
  • Cloud & Ashes: Three Winter’s Tales, by Greer Gilman
  • Avilion, by Robert Holdstock
  • Palimpsest, by Catherynne M. Valente
  • Lifelode, by Jo Walton

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature

  • The Hotel Under the Sand, by Kage Baker
  • “Books of Bayern,”
    Shannon Hale, Books of Bayern consisting of The Goose Girl, Enna Burning, River Secrets, and Forest Born, by Shannon Hale

  • Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin
  • Ash, by Malinda Lo, Ash
  • Eyes Like Stars, by Lisa Mantchev

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies

  • Charles Williams: Alchemy and Integration, by Gavin Ashenden
  • Tolkien, Race, and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits, by Dimitra Dimi
  • Arda Reconstructed: The Creation of the Published Silmarillion, by Douglas Charles Kane
  • The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis, by Michael Ward
  • The Evolution of Tolkien’s Mythology: A Study of the History of Middle-earth, by Elizabeth A. Whittingham

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • Lilith in a New Light: Essays on George Macdonald’s Fantasy Novel, by Lucas H. Harriman
  • Rhetorics of Fantasy, by Farah Mendlesohn
  • One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Madeleine L’Engle and Orson Scott Card, by Marek Ozeiwicz
  • Metamorphoses of the Werewolf: A Literary Study from Antiquity through the Renaissance, by Leslie A. Sconduto
  • The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale, by Caroline Sumpter

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