World Fantasy Awards nominations announced
Nominations for the World Fantasy Awards have been announced.
Among writers with more than one nomination each are Kage Baker, Peter S. Beagle, Ellen Datlow, Jeffrey Ford, and Neil Gaiman.
Gaiman’s nominations include one for Best Novel, The Graveyard Book (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury), and for Best Novella, “Odd and the Frost Giants” (Bloomsbury; HarperCollins).
Joining Gaiman with a Best Novel nomination is Kage Baker, for House of the Stag (Tor).
She is also nominated in the Best Short Story category, for “Caverns of Mystery” (Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy).
Peter S. Beagle is nominated in the Best Collection and Best Novella categories, for Strange Roads and “Uncle Chaim and Aunt Rifke and the Angel” respectively.
Jeffrey Ford is nominated for The Shadow Year (Morrow) in the Best Novel category as well as for The Drowned Life (HarperPerennial), in the Best collection category.
Ellen Datlow shares two nominations in the Best Anthology category, as editor of The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Del Rey) and as co-editor of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2008: Twenty-First Annual Collection (St. Martin’s) along with Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant.
The awards will be presented during the 2009 World Fantasy Convention, to held 29 October – 1 Nov, in San Jose, California.
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