World Fantasy Award Winners

The World Fantasy Awards were presented on November 5 at World Fantasy Con in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s winners are listed below.

  • Novel: The Sudden Appearance of Hope, by Claire North
  • Long Fiction: The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe, by Kij Johnson
  • Short Fiction: “Das Steingeschöpf,” by G. V. Anderson
  • Anthology: Dreaming in the Dark, edited by Jack Dann
  • Collection: A Natural History of Hell, by Jeffrey Ford
  • Artist: Jeffrey Alan Love
  • Special Award, Professional: Michael Levy and Farah Mendelsohn for Children’s Fantasy Literature: An Introduction
  • Special Award, non-Professional: Neile Graham, for fostering excellence in the genre through her role as Workshop Director, Clarion West.
  • Lifetime Achievement (previously announced): Terry Brooks and Marina Warner

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World Fantasy Nominations

The ballot for this year’s World Fantasy Award has been announced. The winners will be announced at a banquet at the World Fantasy Con held in San Antonio, TX the weekend of November 2-5, 2017.

Novel

  • Borderline, by Mishell Baker
  • Roadsouls, by Betsy James
  • The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin
  • The Sudden Appearance of Hope, by Claire North
  • Lovecraft Country, by Matt Ruff

Long Fiction

  • The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe, by Kij Johnson
  • Ballad of Black Tom, by Victor LaValle
  • “Every Heart a Doorway,” by Seanan McGuire
  • “Bloodybones,” by Paul F. Olson
  • “A Taste of Honey,” by Kai Ashante Wilson

Short Fiction

  • “Das Steingeschöpf,” by G. V. Anderson
  • “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies,” by Broke Bolander
  • “Season of Glass and Iron,” by Amal El-Mohtar
  • “Little Widow,” by Maria Dahvana Headley
  • “The Fall Shall Further the Flight in Me,” by Rachael K. Jones

Anthology

  • Clockwork Phoenix 5,, edited by Mike Allen
  • Dreaming in the Dark, edited by Jack Dann
  • Children of Lovecraft, edited by Ellen Datlow
  • Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by Karen Joy Fowler and John Joseph Adams
  • The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe

Collection

  • Sharp Ends, by Joe Abercrombie
  • On the Eyeball Floor and Other Stories, by Tina Connolly
  • A Natural History of Hell, by Jeffrey Ford
  • Vaculi Magia, by L. S. Johnson
  • The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, by Ken Liu

Artist

  • Greg Bridges
  • Julie Dillon
  • Paul Lewin
  • Jeffrey Alan Love
  • Victo Ngai

Special Award, Professional

  • L. Timmel Duchamp for Aqueduct Press
  • C. C. Finlay for editing F&SF
  • Michael Levy and Farah Mendlesohn for Children’s Fantasy Literature: An Introduction
  • Kelly Link, for contributions to the genre
  • Joe Monti, for contributions to the genre

Special Award, Nonprofessional

  • Scott H. Andrews, for Beneath Ceaseless Skies
  • Neile Graham, for her work as Workshop Director of Clarion West
  • John O’Neill, for Black Gate
  • Malcoln R. Phifer and Michael C. Phifer, for The Fantasy Illustration Library, Volume Two: Gods & Goddesses
  • Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, for Uncanny
  • Brian White for Fireside Fiction Company

Lifetime Achievement

  • Terry Brooks
  • Marina Warner

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LoneStarCon 3 Offers Military Discount

LoneStarCon 3, the 2013 Worldcon, has announced a discount membership rate for currently active military personnel or retired military with I.D. This rate is set at $110 and is not subject to future increases, either prior to the convention or at the door. LoneStarCon 3 will take place in San Antonio, TX from August 29 through September 2.

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2013 Site Selection Ballot

Renovation has announced the availability of the Site Selection Ballot for the 2013 Worldcon. The only bid to file paperwork for 2013 is the Texas in 2013, which plans to host a Worldcon from August 29 to September 2, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. All Adult and Young Adult Attending and Supporting members of Renovation are eligible to take part in the site selection process. Mailed ballots must arrive by July 31. Hand-delivered ballots, or votes at Renovation, must be received by 6 pm on August 19. All ballots must include a $60 voting fee which will convert to a Supporting Membership for the Texas Worldcon

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