Mythopoeic Nominees

The nominees for the Mythopoeic Awards have been announced. In addition to fiction awards for adult and children’s literature, the awards also recognize scholarship in fantasy literature and Inkling studies. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced during Mythcon 47, during the weekend of August 5-8, in San Antonio.

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature

  • The Darkest Part of the Fores, by Holly Black
  • The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • A Thousand Nights, by E.K. Johnston
  • Uprooted, by Naomi Novik
  • Shadowshaper, by Daniel José Older

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature

  • Circus Mirandus, by Cassie Beasley
  • Serafina and the Black Cloak, by Robert Beatty
  • The Girl Who Could Not Dream, by Sarah Beth Durst
  • Tiffany Aching Series: Wee Free Men; Hat Full of Sky; Wintersmith; I Shall Wear Midnight; The Shepherd’s Crown, by Terry Pratchett
  • Castle Hangnail, by Ursula Vernon

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies

  • Charles Williams: The Third Inkling, by Grevel Lindop
  • C. S. Lewis — A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet, by Alistair E. McGrath
  • Joy: Poet, Seeker, and the Woman Who Captivated C. S. Lewis, by Abigail Santamaria
  • The Story of Kullervo, by J.R.R. Tolkien; edited by Verlyn Flieger,
  • Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary Together with Sellic Spell,, by J.R.R. Tolkien; edited by Christopher Tolkien

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • Here Be Dragons: Exploring Fantasy Maps and Settings, by Stefan Ekman
  • George MacDonald: Divine Carelessness and Fairytale Levity, by Daniel Gabelman
  • Science in Wonderland: The Scientific Fairy Tales of Victorian Britain, by Melanie Keene
  • English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History, by Heather O’Donoghue
  • The Evolution of Modern Fantasy: From Antiquarianism to the Ballatine Adult Fantasy Series, by Jamie Williamson

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