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Monday 14 August 2000

1999 World Fantasy Awards Nominations

Best Novel
Tamsin, Peter S. Beagle (Roc)
The Rainy Season, James P. Blaylock (Ace)
Gardens of the Moon,
Steven Erikson (Bantam Press)
A Witness To Life, Terence M. Green (Forge)
A Red Heart of Memories, Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Ace)
Thraxas, Martin Scott (Orbit)

Best Novella
‘‘Scarlet and Gold’’, Tanith Lee
(Weird Tales Summer ’99)
‘‘The Wizard Retires’’, Michael Meddor (F&SF 9/99)
‘‘Crocodile Rock’’, Lucius Shepard (F&SF 10-11/99)
‘‘The Transformation of Martin Lake,
Jeff VanderMeer (Palace Corbie 8)
‘‘The Winds of Marble Arch’’, Connie Willis
(Asimov’s 10-11/99)
‘‘Sky Eyes’’, Laurel Winter (F&SF 3/99)

Best Short Fiction
‘‘The Grammarian’s Five Daughters’’,
Eleanor Arnason (Realms of Fantasy 6/99)
‘‘The Chop Girl’’, Ian R. MacLeod (Asimov’s 12/99)
‘‘Naming the Dead’’, Paul J. McAuley (Interzone 11/99)
‘‘Amerikanski Dead at the Moscow Morgue’’,
Kim Newman (999)
‘‘Human Bay’’, Robert Reed (Asimov’s 5/99)
‘‘The Parwat Ruby’’, Delia Sherman (F&SF 6/99)
‘‘The Dynasters Vol. 1: On the Downs’’, Howard Waldrop
(F&SF 10-11/99)

Best Anthology
The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror:
Twelfth Annual Collection
Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds. (St. Martin’s)
Silver Birch, Blood Moon,
Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds. (Avon)
Northern Frights 5,
Don Hutchison, ed. (Mosaic Press)
Dark Detectives:
Adventures of the Supernatural Sleuths
Stephen Jones, ed. (Fedogan & Bremer)
999: New Stories of Horror and Suspense,
Al Sarrantonio, ed. (Avon)

Best Collection
Moonlight and Vines, Charles de Lint (Tor)
Reave the Just and Other Tales,
Stephen R. Donaldson (Voyager ’98; Bantam Spectra)
Hearts in Atlantis, Stephen King (Scribner)
Deep Into that Darkness Peering,
Tom Piccirilli (Terminal Fright Press)
Necromancies and Netherworlds,
Darrell Schweitzer & Jason Van Hollander
(Wildside Press)

Best Artist
Les Edwards
Bob Eggleton
Stephen E. Fabian
Jason Van Hollander

Special Award Professional
Seamus Heaney for the new translation of Beowulf
Warren Lapine for DNA Publications
John Betancourt for Wildside Press
Stephen Jones for
The Essential Monster Movie Guide

Kim Newman for Millennium Movies
[US title: Apocalypse Movies]
Gordon Van Gelder for editing (St. Martin’s and F&SF)

Special Award Non-Professional
Ken Abner for Terminal Fright Press
The British Fantasy Society
Philip J. Rahman & Dennis Weiler
for Fedogan & Bremer
Rosemary Pardoe for The Haunted Library
William K. Schafer for Subterranean Press
R.B. Russell for Tartarus Press

The 1999 World Fantasy Awards Winners will be announced at the 2000 World Fantasy Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas on October 29. There will also be an award for Life Achievement although the nominees are not announced in advance. The nominees (including Life Achievement) were chosen by members of the current and previous World Fantasy Convention (two per category) plus a panel of judges. The 1999 Awards Judges are Suzi Baker, W. Paul Ganley, Tim Holman, Marvin Kaye, and Melissa Scott. The judges will pick the winners. For information on the convention, see the convention's website.

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