World Fantasy Awards

 

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned.

The World Fantasy Awards are presented at a banquet during the World Fantasy Convention, an annual gathering of professionals, collectors, and others interested in the field of Light and Dark Fantasy art and literature. As well as the awards for best novel and life achievement awards (listed here) awards are given in Novella, Short Fiction, Anthology, Collection, Artist and two Special Awards: Professional & Non-Professional.

See more literary prize winners (including Genre prizewinners).

2019 shortlist

Life achievement

Hayao Miyazaki & Jack Zipes

Novel

2018 

Life achievement

Charles de Lint & Elizabeth Wollheim

Novel

2017

Life achievement

Terry Brooks & Marina Warner

Novel

2016

Cover of The ChimesLife achievement

David G. Hartwell & Andrzej Sapkowski

Novel

2015

Cover of The bone clocksLife achievement

Ramsey Campbell & Sheri S. Tepper

Novel

2014

Cover of A stranger in OlondriaLife achievement

Ellen Datlow & Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Novel

2013

Cover of Alif the UnseenLife achievement

Susan CooperTanith Lee

Novel

2012

Cover of OsamaLife achievement

Alan Garner and George R.R. Martin

Novel

2011

Life Achievement

Peter S. Beagle & Angelica Gorodischer

Novel

Who fears death by Nnedi Okorafor

2010

Life Achievement

Brian Lumley, Terry Pratchett & Peter Straub

Novel

The City & The City by China Miéville

2009

CoverLife Achievement

Ellen Asher & Jane Yolen

Novel

2008

Life Achievement

Leo & Diane Dillon (Illustrators) & Patricia McKillip

Novel

Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay

2007

coverLife Achievement

Betty Ballantine & Diana Wynne Jones

Novel

Soldier of Sidon by Gene Wolfe

2006

Life Achievement

John Crowley & Stephen Fabian (Illustrator)

Novel

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

2005

Jonathan Strange and Mr NorrellLife Achievement

Tom Doherty (publisher and founder of Tor Books) & Carol Emshwiller

Novel

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

2004

Life Achievement

Stephen King & Gahan Wilson

Novel

Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton

2003

Facts of Life coverLife Achievement

Lloyd Alexander & Donald M. Grant

Novel

2002

Cover of The other windLife Achievement

Forrest J. Ackerman & George Scithers

Novel

The Other Wind by Ursula K. Le Guin

2001

Life Achievement

Frank Frazetta & Philip José Farmer

Novel

2000

Cover of ThraxasLife Achievement

Marion Zimmer Bradley & Michael Moorcock

Novel

Thraxas by Martin Scott

Go to the World Fantasy Awards web site for earlier awards.

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