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World Fantasy Award nominees 2007

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Here’s a complete list with links to reviews and interviews by both me and Peggy.

World Fantasy Award Nominees

Stephen King: Lisey’s Story
Ellen Kushner: Privilege of the Sword
Scott Lynch: The Lies of Locke Lamora
Catherynne M. Valente: In the Night Garden
Gene Wolfe: Soldier of Sidon

Jeffrey Ford: Botch Town
Kim Newman: The Man Who Got Off the Ghost Train
Norman Partridge: Dark Harvest
M. Rickert: Map of Dreams
Ysabeau S. Wilce: The Lineaments of Gratified Desire

Short Fiction:
Jeffrey Ford: “The Way He Does It”
M. Rickert: “Journey Into the Kingdom”
Benjamin Rosenbaum: “A Siege of Cranes”
Christopher Rowe: “Another Word for Map Is Faith”
Geoff Ryman: “Pol Pot’s Beautiful Daughter (Fantasy)”

Scott Cupp & Joe R. Lansdale, eds.: Cross Plains Universe
Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, eds.: Salon Fantastique
Joe R. Lansdale, ed.: Retro Pulp Tales
David Moles & Susan Marie Groppi, eds.: Twenty Epics
Sharyn November, ed.: Firebirds Rising

Susanna Clarke: The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories
Jeffrey Ford: The Empire of Ice Cream
Glen Hirshberg: American Morons
Margo Lanagan: Red Spikes
M. Rickert: Map of Dreams

Jon Foster
Edward Miller
John Picacio
Shaun Tan
Jill Thompson

Special Award Professional:
Ellen Asher for her work at The SFBC
Mark Finn for Blood & Thunder: The Life of Robert E. Howard
Deanna Hoak for copyediting
Greg Ketter for Dreamhaven
Leonard S. Marcus for The Wand in the Word

Special Award Non Professional:
Leslie Howle for her work at Clarion West
Leo Grin for The Cimmerian Magazine
Susan Groppi for Strange Horizons
John Klima for Electric Velocipede
Gary K. Wolfe for Reviews in Locus, and other contributions to the field.

The awards will be given at the World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs, NY on November 1-4.

Congratulations to all the nominees.