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via SFScope The 2013 judges are: * Holly Black, 10 Pleasant Court, Amherst, MA 01002, USA * Tom Clegg, 9 rue Arthur Rozier (Code: B9281), Paris 75019, France (Greatly prefers electronic submissions, to t [dot] clegg [at] noos [dot] fr) * Marc Laidlaw, 15510 NE 153rd Street, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA (Greatly prefers electronic submissions, […]

2012 World Fantasy Awards Announced

Via SF site and elsewhere: Life Achievement winner Alan Garner winner George R.R. Martin Novel winner Osama, Lavie Tidhar (PS Publishing) Those Across the River, Christopher Buehlman (Ace) 11/22/63, Stephen King (Scribner; Hodder & Stoughton as 11.22.63) A Dance with Dragons, George R.R. Martin (Bantam; Harper Voyager UK) Among Others, Jo Walton (Tor) Novella winner “A Small […]

Lots of Award news this morning from various sources including Cheryl Morgan (please update your mailing lists and change your entry for SFAW), SFSignal and Locus – The 2011 Philip K. Dick Award Nominees have been announced: The judges of the 2011 Philip K. Dick Award and the Philadelphia SF Society, along with the Philip […]

World Fantasy Awards

The 2011 World Fantasy Awards were announced in San Diego, California earlier today. Life Achievement: Peter S. Beagle, Angélica Gorodischer Novel: Nnedi Okorafor, Who Fears Death (DAW) Novella: Elizabeth Hand, “The Maiden Flight of McCauley’s Bellerophon” (Stories: All-New Tales) Short Story: Joyce Carol Oates, “Fossil-Figures” (Stories: All-New Tales) Anthology: My Mother She Killed Me, My […]

World Fantasy Award Nominees

The nominees for this year’s World Fantasy Awards have been released. Locus has the full lists. Here are the novels: Zoo City, Lauren Beukes (Jacana South Africa; Angry Robot) The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit) The Silent Land, Graham Joyce (Gollancz; Doubleday) Under Heaven, Guy Gavriel Kay (Viking Canada; Roc; Harper Voyager UK) Redemption […]

World Fantasy Award Jury

The jury for this year’s World Fantasy Awards has finally been empaneled. The members are: Andrew Hook, Sacha Mamczak, Mark Rich, Sean Wallace, and Kim Wilkins. That’s two judges from the USA, one from the UK, one from Australia, and one from Germany.

World Fantasy Awards

The World Fantasy Awards were announced in Columbus, Ohio yesterday. Our thanks to Karen Burnham of Spiral Galaxy for helping us get the winners out live on Twitter. China Miéville won Best Novel for The City and The City. Locus has the full list of nominees and winners. The judges were Greg Ketter, Kelly Link, […]

The Fantasy Fantasy League

Forget the NFL, or Premier League Soccer. GalleyCat has news of the latest and greatest in winner-picking games. Author Michael J. Martineck wants you to predict the winners of the 2010 World Fantasy Awards (to be announced on Sunday). He’s even offering prizes. Good luck!

World Fantasy Lifetime Achievements

The World Fantasy Awards have announced the winners in their Lifetime Achievement category for 2010. They are: Brian Lumley Terry Pratchett Peter Straub The rest of the World Fantasy Award winners will be announced at the World Fantasy Convention in Columbus, Ohio at the end of the month.

World Fantasy Award Nominees

Locus has the full list. Here are the novels: Blood of Ambrose, James Enge (Pyr) The Red Tree, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc) The City & The City, China Miéville (Macmillan UK/ Del Rey) Finch, Jeff VanderMeer (Underland) In Great Waters, Kit Whitfield (Jonathan Cape UK/Del Rey)

Over at the World SF News blog Lavie Tidhar questions the “world” credentials of various science fiction awards and events.

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for our live coverage of the award ceremony. Here are the award winners. Lifetime Achievement: Ellen Asher & Jane Yolen Best Novel (tie): The Shadow Year, Jeffrey Ford (Morrow) & Tender Morsels, Margo Lanagan (Allen & Unwin; Knopf) Best Novella: “If Angels Fight”, Richard Bowes (F&SF 2/08) Best […]

World Fantasy Awards Live Coverage

The World Fantasy Awards ceremony takes place on Sunday Nov. 1st. We will be online from about 2:15pm over at the official World Fantasy web site. Please join us.

The winners of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Awards for 2009 are Jane Yolen and Ellen Asher. The awards will be presented at the World Fantasy Convention in San José at the award banquet. The other award winners will be announced at the same time.

The following list of this year’s World Fantasy Award nominees is taken from Delia Sherman’s LiveJournal. As she’s one of this year’s jury it should be official. Best Novel The House of the Stag, Kage Baker (Tor) The Shadow Year, Jeffrey Ford (Morrow) The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury) Pandemonium, Daryl Gregory (Del Rey) […]

Forthcoming Deadlines

Two major award voting deadlines are looming: World Fantasy Award nominations : June 30th Hugo Award final ballot: July 3rd Don’t miss your chance to vote.

In general we are extremely pleased with the coverage that science fiction awards are getting thanks to the success of Neil Gaiman’s film, Coraline. However, there is one aspect of the coverage that is a little annoying. Someone around the blogosphere has floated the idea (and it is rapidly being copied) that Sandman was the […]

Neil Gives Credit

Further to our report on the Canadian graphic novel controversy, Neil Gaiman notes that when he was informed that one of his Sandman stories was up for a World Fantasy Award he insisted that they credit Charles Vess as well.

WFA Judges for 2009

Via Russell Blackford, we understand that the judges for the 2009 World Fantasy Awards will be: Ellen Klages, Delia Sherman, Chris Roberson, Peter Heck and Jenny Blackford. We note that there are three women on the 5-person panel.

For the benefit of those of you who missed the live coverage, here are the winners: Novel: Ysabel, Guy Gavriel Kay (Viking Canada/Penguin Roc) Novella: Illyria, Elizabeth Hand (PS Publishing) Short Story: “Singing of Mount Abora”, Theodora Goss (Logorrhea, Bantam Spectra) Anthology: Inferno: New Tales of Terror and the Supernatural, Ellen Datlow, Editor (Tor) Collection: […]

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