Saturday, November 10, 2018

2018 World Fantasy Awards - Winners

The winners for the 2018 World Fantasy Awards have been announced! The Awards were presented during the World Fantasy Convention held in Baltimore, MD on November 1-4, 2018. Winners in green. Congratulations to Charles de Lint and Elizabeth Wollheim for their Life Achievement Awards and to all of the winners and nominees!

Statuette created by Vincent Villafranca

  • Charles de Lint
  • Elizabeth Wollheim

  • The Changeling by Victor LaValle (Spiegal & Grau / Cannongate Press UK)
  • Jade City by Fonda Lee (Orbit)
  • The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty (Harper Voyager)
  • Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymir by John Crowley (Saga Press)
  • The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss (Saga Press)
  • Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory (Bond Street Books CA/Knopf US / Riverrun UK)

  • Passing Strange by Ellen Klages (
  • The Teardrop Method by Simon Avery (TTA Press)
  • In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle (Tachyon Publications)
  • Mapping the Interior by Stephen Graham Jones (
  • The Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang (

  • “The Birding: A Fairy Tale” by Natalia Theodoridou (Strange Horizons, Dec. 18, 2017)
  • “Old Souls” by Fonda Lee (Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy)
  • “Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™” by Rebecca Roanhorse (Apex Magazine, Aug. 2017)
  • “Clearly Lettered in a Mostly Steady Hand” by Fran Wilde (Uncanny Magazine, Sept.-Oct. 2017)
  • “Carnival Nine” by Caroline Yoachim (Beneath Ceasless Skies, May 11, 2017)

  • The New Voices of Fantasy, Peter S. Beagle and Jacob Weisman editors (Tachyon Publications)
  • Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales, Ellen Datlow editor (Pegasus Books)
  • The Book of Swords, Gardner Dozois editor (Bantam Books US / Harper Voyager UK)
  • The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories, Mahvesh Murad & Jared Shurin editors (Solaris)
  • The Best of Subterranean, William Schafer editor (Subterranean Press)

  • The Emerald Circus by Jane Yolen (Tachyon Publications)
  • Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages (Tachyon Publications)
  • Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado (Graywolf Press / Serpent's Tail UK)
  • Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers by Tim Powers (Baen Books)
  • Tender by Sofia Samatar (Small Beer Press)

  • Gregory Manchess
  • Victo Ngai
  • Omar Rayyan
  • Rima Staines
  • Fiona Staples

  • Harry Brockway, Patrick McGrath, and Danel Olson for Writing Madness (Centipede Press)
  • C. C. Finlay for F&SF editing
  • Irene Gallo for Art Direction at Tor Books and
  • Greg Ketter for DreamHaven Books
  • Leslie Klinger for The New Annotated Frankenstein (Liveright Publishing Corp.)

  • Justina Ireland and Troy L. Wiggins for FIYAH: Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction
  • Scott H. Andrews for Beneath Ceaseless Skies: Literary Adventure Fantasy
  • Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali and Jen R Albert for PodCastle
  • Ray B. Russell and Rosalie Parker for Tartarus Press
  • Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas for Uncanny Magazine

Per the World Fantasy Convention: The 2018 World Fantasy Award nominations came from two sources. Members of the current convention as well as the previous two were able to vote two nominations onto the final ballot. The remainder were nominated by the panel of judges: David Anthony Durham, Christopher Golden, Juliet E. McKenna, Charles Vess and Kaaron Warren.


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