The 2013 World Fantasy Awards : The Europeans

Susan Cooper (UK born), Tanith Lee (UK), Joel Lane (UK), Vincent Chong (UK), Lucia Graves (UK) were among the winners or the celebrated personalities at the the 2013 World Fantasy Awards, Brighton, U.K., 31st of October – 3rd of November 2012.

The World Fantasy Award winners are:

Life Achievement:

Susan Cooper (UK born)

Tanith Lee (UK)

 “Alif the Unseen” by G. Willow Wilson (Grove; Corvus)

“The Killing Moon’ by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
“Some Kind of Fairy Tale” by Graham Joyce (Gollancz; Doubleday)
“The Drowning Girl” by Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc)
“Crandolin” by  Anna Tambour (Chômu)

 “Let Maps to Others” by  K.J. Parker (Subterranean Summer ’12)

Nominees :
“Hand of Glory” by Laird Barron (The Book of Cthulhu II)
“The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon)
“The Skull’ by Lucius Shepard (The Dragon Griaule)
“Sky” by Kaaron Warren (Through Splintered Walls)

Short Story:

“The Telling”, Gregory Norman Bossert (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 11/29/12)

Nominees :

“A Natural History of Autumn by Jeffrey Ford (F&SF 7-8/12)

“The Castle That Jack Built” by Emily Gilman (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 1/26/12)

‘Breaking the Frame’ by Kat Howard (Lightspeed 8/12)

‘Swift, Brutal Retaliation” by Meghan McCarron ( 1/4/12)

“Postscripts #28/#29: Exotic Gothic 4”, Danel Olson, ed. (PS Publishing)

Nominees :

“Epic: Legends of Fantasy”,  John Joseph Adams, ed. (Tachyon)
“Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic”, Eduardo Jiménez Mayo & Chris N. Brown, eds. (Small Beer)
“Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane”, Jonathan Oliver, ed. (Solaris)
“Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron”, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (Random House)


“Where Furnaces Burn, Joel Lane (PS Publishing)

Joel Lane (UK)
Nominees :

“Jagannath” by Karin Tidbeck (Cheeky Frawg)
“At the Mouth of the River of Bees” by Kij Johnson (Small Beer)

“The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories Volume One: Where on Earth and Volume Two: Outer Space, Inner Lands” by Ursula K. Le Guin (Small Beer)
“Remember Why You Fear Me” by Robert Shearman (ChiZine)

Vincent Chong (UK)
Nominees :

Didier Graffet & Dave Senior
Kathleen Jennings
J.K. Potter
Chris Robert
Special Award Professional:

Lucia Graves (UK) for the translation of “The Prisoner of Heaven” (Weidenfeld & Nicholson; Harper) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Nominees :
Peter Crowther & Nicky Crowther for PS Publishing
Adam Mills, Ann VanderMeer, & Jeff VanderMeer for Weird Fiction Review
Brett Alexander Savory & Sandra Kasturi for ChiZine Publications
William K. Schafer for Subterranean Press

Special Award Non-Professional:
S.T. Joshi for “Unutterable Horror: A History of Supernatural Fiction”, Volumes 1 & 2 (PS Publishing)

Scott H. Andrews for “Beneath Ceaseless Skies”
L. Timmel Duchamp for “Aqueduct Press”
Charles A. Tan for “Bibliophile Stalker” blog
Jerad Walters for “Centipede Press”
Joseph Wrzos for “Hannes Bok: A Life in Illustration” (Centipede Press)

Poster & WFA pic © World Fantasy Association

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