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NOMINEES: World Fantasy Awards

Nominations for this year’s World Fantasy Awards, for works published in 2005, have been released.


  • Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
  • The Limits of Enchantment by Graham Joyce
  • Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis
  • Od Magic by Patricia A. McKillip
  • A Princess of Roumania by Paul Park
  • Vellum by Hal Duncan
  • [SF Signal review]


  • Another War by Simon Morden
  • “The Imago Sequence” by Laird Barron
  • “In the Machine” by Michael Cunningham
  • “Magic for Beginners” by Kelly Link [SF Signal Review]
  • “UOUS” by Tanith Lee
  • Voluntary Committal by Joe Hill


  • “Best New Horror” by Joe Hill
  • “CommComm” by George Saunders
  • “The Other Grace” by Holly Phillips
  • “La Peau Verte” by Caitlin R. Kiernan
  • “Two Hearts” by Peter S. Beagle [SF Signal Review]


  • Adventure Vol. 1 edited by Chris Roberson
  • The Fair Folk edited by Marvin Kaye
  • Nova Scotia: New Scottish Speculative Fiction edited by Neil Williamson & Andrew J. Wilson
  • Polyphony 5 edited by Deborah Layne & Jay Lake
  • Weird Shadows Over Innsmouth edited by Stephen Jones


  • 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
  • In the Palace of Repose by Holly Phillips
  • The Keyhole Opera by Bruce Holland Rogers
  • Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link
  • To Charles Fort, with Love by Caitlin R. Kiernan


  • Kinuko Y. Craft
  • James Jean
  • Dave McKean
  • Edward Miller (Les Edwards)
  • John Jude Palencar


  • Susan Allison & Ginjer Buchanan (for Ace Books)
  • Lou Anders (for editing at Pyr)
  • Peter Lavery (for Pan MacMillan UK/Tor UK)
  • Chris Roberson & Allison Baker (for MonkeyBrain Books)
  • Sean Wallace (for Prime Books)
  • S. T. Joshi & Stefan Dziemanowicz, eds. (for Supernatural Literature of the World: An Encyclopedia, Greenwood Press)


Winners will be announced at this year’s World Fantasy Convention, to be held November 2-5 2006 in Austin, Texas.

[via Locus Online]

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