Monday, February 25, 2013
The World Fantasy Awards
Tonight I present to you the World Fantasy Awards.
The World Fantasy Awards are yearly international awards given to authors and artists who demonstrate outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy.
Established in 1975, they have been handed out at the World Fantasy Convention.
The award is considered among the most prestigious in the speculative fiction genre, and is awarded to any work falling within the realm of fantasy, although some media are restricted to certain categories.
World Fantasy Award winners are chosen by a panel of judges, which differs every year.
Here are the winners for best novel since 2000.
2000 - Thraxas - Martin Scott
2001 - Declare - Tim Powers
Galveston - Sean Stewart
2002 - The Other Wind - Ursula K. LeGuin
2003 - The Facts of Life - Graham Joyce
Ombra In Shadow - Patricia A. McKillip
2004 - Tooth and Claw - Jo Walton
2005 - Jonathan Strange & Mr.Norrell - Susanna Clarke
2006 - Kafka On the Shore - Haruki Murakami
2007 - Soldier of Sidon - Gene Wolfe
2008 - Ysabel - Guy Gavriel Kay
2009 - The Shadow Year - Jeffrey Ford
Tender Morsels - Margo Lanagan
2010 - The City & The City - China Mieville
2011 - Who Fears Death - Nnedi Okorafor