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FINALISTS: 2012 World Fantasy Awards

The 2012 World Fantasy Award Ballot has been announced:

NOVEL
  • Those Across the River, Christopher Buehlman (Ace)
  • 11/22/63, Stephen King (Scribner; Hodder & Stoughton as 11.22.63)
  • A Dance with Dragons, George R.R. Martin (Bantam; Harper Voyager UK)
  • Osama, Lavie Tidhar (PS Publishing)
  • Among Others, Jo Walton (Tor)

NOVELLA
  • “Near Zennor”, Elizabeth Hand (A Book of Horrors)
  • “A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong”, K.J. Parker (Subterranean Winter 2011)
  • “Alice Through the Plastic Sheet”, Robert Shearman (A Book of Horrors)
  • “Rose Street Attractors”, Lucius Shepard (Ghosts by Gaslight)
  • Silently and Very Fast, Catherynne M. Valente (WSFA Press; Clarkesworld)
SHORT FICTION
  • “X for Demetrious”, Steve Duffy (Blood and Other Cravings)
  • “Younger Women”, Karen Joy Fowler (Subterranean Summer 2011)
  • “The Paper Menagerie”, Ken Liu (F&SF 3-4/11)
  • “A Journey of Only Two Paces”, Tim Powers (The Bible Repairman and Other Stories)
  • “The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees”, E. Lily Yu (Clarkesworld 4/11)
ANTHOLOGY
  • Blood and Other Cravings, Ellen Datlow, ed. (Tor)
  • A Book of Horrors, Stephen Jones, ed. (Jo Fletcher Books)
  • The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (Harper Voyager US)
  • The Weird, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (Corvus; Tor, published May 2012)
  • Gutshot, Conrad Williams, ed. (PS Publishing)
COLLECTION
  • Bluegrass Symphony, Lisa L. Hannett (Ticonderoga)
  • Two Worlds and In Between, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Subterranean Press)
  • After the Apocalypse, Maureen F. McHugh (Small Beer)
  • Mrs Midnight and Other Stories, Reggie Oliver (Tartarus)
  • The Bible Repairman and Other Stories, Tim Powers (Tachyon)
ARTIST
SPECIAL AWARD, PROFESSIONAL
  • John Joseph Adams, for editing – anthology and magazine
  • Jo Fletcher, for editing – Jo Fletcher Books
  • Eric Lane, for publishing in translation – Dedalus books
  • Brett Alexander Savory & Sandra Kasturi, for ChiZine Publications
  • Jeff VanderMeer & S.J. Chambers, for The Steampunk Bible
SPECIAL AWARD, NON-PROFESSIONAL
  • Kate Baker, Neil Clarke, Cheryl Morgan & Sean Wallace, for Clarkesworld
  • Cat Rambo, for Fantasy
  • Raymond Russell & Rosalie Parker, for Tartarus Press
  • Charles Tan, for Bibliophile Stalker blog
  • Mark Valentine, for Wormwood

The 2012 World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to Alan Garner and George R.R. Martin.

Congrats to all the nominees!
(And a special shout-out to SF Signal contributor Charles A. Tan! Woot!)

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