Sunday, November 04, 2007

World Fantasy Award Winners!

As announced this afternoon at the gala banquet:

Life Achievement
  • Betty Ballantine
  • Diana Wynne Jones
Novel:
Soldier of Sidon, Gene Wolfe (Tor)

Novella:
"Botch Town", Jeffrey Ford (The Empire of Ice Cream, Golden Gryphon)

Short Fiction:
"Journey Into the Kingdom", M. Rickert (F&SF 5/06)

Anthology:
Salon Fantastique, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds. (Thunder's Mouth)

Collection:
Map of Dreams, M. Rickert (Golden Gryphon)

Artist:
Shaun Tan

Special Award: Professional:
Ellen Asher (For work at SFBC)

Special Award: Non-Professional:
Gary K. Wolfe (for reviews and criticism in Locus and elsewhere)

The judges this year were Gavin Grant, Ed Greenwood, Jeremy Lassen, Jeff Mariotte, and Carsten Polzin; thanks to them and congratulations to all the winners and nominees. (But particular, immense congratulations to the Once & Future Queen of SF, my former boss, the amazing Ellen Asher.)

2 comments:

Marilee J. Layman said...

Yaaaay! for Ellen! Think she'll stay retired?

Andrew Wheeler said...

She seems gleefully happy in retirement, so I doubt anything full-time is in her future. But she has been talking about doing some free-lance copyediting, eventually, to keep her hand in the field.

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