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Oct 30 2011 5:00pm

Announcing the 2011 World Fantasy Award Winners!

The World Fantasy Awards have been given annually since 1975, to fantasy authors the world over, and are announced every year, appropriately, at the World Fantasy Awards Convention, which is being held in San Diego, CA this year. This year’s guests are Jo Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Parke Godwin, Shawna McCarthy, and Ruth Sanderson. Connie Willis is the toastmaster.

Below the cut you’ll find a list of the categories with nominees, with winners in bold. We’ll be updating the list as winners are announced, so don’t forget to refresh the page periodically.

 

BEST NOVEL

  • Winner: Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor* (DAW)
  • 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 In Indigo, Karen Lord (Small Beer)

*Shameless plug: Look for a new original story from Nnedi Okorafor this Wednesday on Tor.com.

BEST NOVELLA

  • Winner: “The Maiden Flight of McCauley’s Bellerophon,” Elizabeth Hand (Stories: All-New Tales)
  • Bone and Jewel Creatures, Elizabeth Bear (Subterranean)
  • The Broken Man, Michael Byers (PS)
  • The Thief of Broken Toys, Tim Lebbon (ChiZine)
  • “The Mystery Knight,” George R.R. Martin (Warriors)
  • “The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers beneath the Queen’s Window,” Rachel Swirsky (Subterranean Summer 2010)

BEST SHORT FICTION

  • Winner: “Fossil-Figures,” Joyce Carol Oates (Stories: All-New Tales)
  • “Beautiful Men,” Christopher Fowler (Visitants: Stories of Fallen Angels and Heavenly Hosts)
  • “Booth’s Ghost,” Karen Joy Fowler (What I Didn’t See and Other Stories)
  • “Ponies,” Kij Johnson (Tor.com 11/17/10)
  • “Tu Sufrimiento Shall Protect Us,” Mercurio D. Rivera (Black Static 8-9/10)

BEST ANTHOLOGY

  • Winner: My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me, Kate Bernheimer, ed. (Penguin)
  • The Way of the Wizard, John Joseph Adams, ed. (Prime)
  • Haunted Legends, Ellen Datlow & Nick Mamatas, eds. (Tor)
  • Stories: All-New Tales, Neil Gaiman & Al Sarrantonio, eds. (Morrow; Headline Review)
  • Black Wings: New Tales of Lovecraftian Horror, S.T. Joshi, ed. (PS)
  • Swords & Dark Magic, Jonathan Strahan & Lou Anders, eds. (Eos)

BEST COLLECTION

  • Winner: What I Didn’t See and Other Stories, Karen Joy Fowler (Small Beer)
  • The Ammonite Violin & Others, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Subterranean)
  • Holiday, M. Rickert (Golden Gryphon)
  • Sourdough and Other Stories, Angela Slatter (Tartarus)
  • The Third Bear, Jeff VanderMeer (Tachyon)

BEST ARTIST

  • Winner: Kinuko Y. Craft
  • Vincent Chong
  • Richard A. Kirk
  • John Picacio
  • Shaun Tan

SPECIAL AWARD, PROFESSIONAL

  • Winner: Marc Gascoigne, for Angry Robot
  • John Joseph Adams, for editing and anthologies
  • Lou Anders, for editing at Pyr
  • Stéphane Marsan & Alain Névant, for Bragelonne
  • Brett Alexander Savory & Sandra Kasturi, for ChiZine

SPECIAL AWARD, NON-PROFESSIONAL

  • Winner: Alisa Krasnostein, for Twelfth Planet Press
  • Stephen Jones, Michael Marshall Smith, & Amanda Foubister, for Brighton Shock!: The Souvenir Book Of The World Horror Convention 2010
  • Matthew Kressel, for Sybil’s Garage and Senses Five Press
  • Charles Tan, for Bibliophile Stalker
  • Lavie Tidhar, for The World SF Blog

 

Additionally, the winners of this year’s Lifetime Achievement award are authors Peter S. Beagle and Angélica Gorodischer. Congratulations to the winners and nominees!

1 comment
Joris Meijer
1. jtmeijer
Congrats to the winners! The award ceremony has been posted online:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK5TyUWel4w

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