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WINNERS: 2009 British Fantasy Awards

The British Fanasty Society has posted the Winners of The British Fantasy Awards 2009.

  • Best Novel (The August Derleth Fantasy Award): Memoirs of a Master Forger, by William Heaney, aka Graham Joyce (Gollancz)
  • Best Novella: “The Reach of Children” by Tim Lebbon (Humdrumming)
  • Best Short Fiction: “Do You See” by Sarah Pinborough, from Myth-Understandings, ed. by Ian Whates (Newcon Press)
  • Best Collection: Bull Running for Girls by Allyson Bird (Screaming Dreams)
  • Best Anthology: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19, ed. Stephen Jones (Constable & Robinson)
  • The PS Publishing Best Small Press Award: Elastic Press, run by Andrew Hook
  • Best Non-Fiction : Basil Copper: A Life in Books by Basil Copper, ed. Stephen Jones (PS Publishing)
  • Best Magazine/Periodical: Postscripts, ed. Peter Crowther and Nick Gevers (PS Publishing)
  • Best Artist: Vincent Chong
  • Best Comic/Graphic Novel : Locke and Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (IDW Publishing)
  • Best Televison : Doctor Who, head writer Russell T. Davies (BBC Wales)
  • Best Film: The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan (Warner Brothers)
  • The Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer: Joseph D’Lacey, for Meat (Bloody Books)
  • The Karl Edward Wagner Award (the Special Award): Hayao Miyazaki

The results of the BFS Short Story Competition 2009 were also announced at the ceremony:

  • Winner: “Dead Astronauts” by Patrick Whittaker
  • Runner-up: “In the Moment” by Elana Gomel

[via Science Fiction Awards Watch]

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