2010 World Fantasy Awards


In the last week of October, the World Fantasy Convention presented its 2010 awards at the organization’s annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. I thought I’d pass the info along in case anyone would like to check out the winners.

Life Achievement
Winner: Brian Lumley
Winner: Terry Pratchett
Winner: Peter Straub

Novel
Winner: The City & The City by China Miéville (Macmillan UK / Del Rey)
Blood of Ambrose by James Enge (Pyr)
The Red Tree by Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc)
Finch by Jeff VanderMeer (Underland Press)
In Great Waters by Kit Whitfield (Jonathan Cape UK/Del Rey)

Novella
Winner: “Sea-Hearts,” Margo Lanagan, X 6, coeur de lion publishing
“The Women of Nell Gwynne’s,” Kage Baker, Subterranean Press
“I Needs Must Part, the Policeman Said,” Richard Bowes, December 2009 F&SF
“The Lion’s Den,” Steve Duffy, Nemonymous Nine: Cern Zoo
“The Night Cache,” Andy Duncan, PS Publishing
“Everland,” Paul Witcover, Everland and Other Stories, PS Publishing

Short Story
Winner: “The Pelican Bar,” Karen Joy Fowler, Eclipse Three, Night Shade Books
“A Journal of Certain Events of Scientific Interest from the First Survey Voyage of the Southern Waters by HMS Ocelot, As Observed by Professor Thaddeus Boswell, DPhil, MSc, or, A Lullaby,” Helen Keeble, June 2009 Strange Horizons
“Singing on a Star,” Ellen Klages, Firebirds Soaring, Firebird
“The Persistence of Memory, or This Space for Sale,” Paul Park, Postscripts 20/21: Edison‘s Frankenstein, PS Publishing
“In Hiding,” R.B. Russell, Putting the Pieces in Place, Ex Occidente Press
“Light on the Water,” Genevieve Valentine, October 2009 Fantasy Magazine

Anthology
Winner: American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny: From Poe to the Pulps/From the 1940s to Now, ed. by Peter Straub, Library of America
Poe, ed. by Ellen Datlow, Solaris
Songs of The Dying Earth: Stories in Honor of Jack Vance ed. by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, Subterranean/Voyager
Exotic Gothic3: Strange Visitations, ed. by Danel Olson, Ash-Tree Press
Eclipse Three, ed. by Jonathan Strahan, Night Shade Books
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction: Sixtieth Anniversary Anthology, ed. by Gordon Van Gelder, Tachyon Publications

Collection
Winner: There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried To Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby: Scary Fairy Tales, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, Penguin
Winner: The Very Best of Gene Wolfe/The Best of Gene Wolfe , Gene Wolfe, PS Publishing/Tor Books
We Never Talk About My Brother, Peter S. Beagle, Tachyon Publications
Fugue State, Brian Evenson, Coffee House Press
Northwest Passages, Barbara Roden, Prime Books
Everland and Other Stories, Paul Witcover, PS Publishing

Artist
Winner: Charles Vess
John Jude Palencar
John Picacio
Jason Zerrillo
Sam Weber

Special Award—Professional
Winner: Jonathan Strahan for editing anthologies
Peter & Nicky Crowther for PS Publishing
Ellen Datlow for editing anthologies
Hayao Miyazaki for Ponyo
Barbara & Christopher Roden for Ash-Tree Press
Jacob & Rina Weisman for Tachyon Publications

Special Award—Non-professional
Winner: Susan Marie Groppi for Strange Horizons
John Berlyne for POWERS: Secret Histories
Neil Clarke, Cheryl Morgan & Sean Wallace for Clarkesworld Magazine
John Klima for Electric Velocipede
Bob Colby, B. Diane Martin, David Shaw & Eric M. Van for Readercon
Ray Russell & Rosalie Parker for Tartarus Press

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