Announcements: Finalists (June 1)

Fantasy Awards

Adult Literature

  • Barbara Campbell, Trickster’s Game trilogy consisting of Heartwood, Bloodstone, and Foxfire (DAW)
  • Greer Gilman, Cloud & Ashes: Three Winter’s Tales (Small Beer Press)
  • Robert Holdstock, Avilion (Gollancz)
  • Catherynne M. Valente, Palimpsest (Spectra)
  • Jo Walton, Lifelode (NESFA Press)

Children’s Literature

  • Kage Baker, The Hotel Under the Sand (Tachyon)
  • Shannon Hale, Books of Bayern consisting of The Goose Girl, Enna Burning, River Secrets, and Forest Born (Bloomsbury)
  • Grace Lin, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Little, Brown)
  • Malinda Lo, Ash (Little, Brown)
  • Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars (Feiwel & Friends)

Scholarship Awards

Inklings Studies

  • Gavin Ashenden, Charles Williams: Alchemy and Integration (Kent State, 2008)
  • Dimitra Fimi, Tolkien, Race, and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
  • Douglas Charles Kane, Arda Reconstructed: The Creation of the Published Silmarillion (Lehigh Univ. Press, 2009)
  • Michael Ward, Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis (Oxford, 2008)
  • Elizabeth A. Whittingham, The Evolution of Tolkien’s Mythology: A Study of the History of Middle-earth (McFarland, 2008)

Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • Lucas H. Harriman, Lilith in a New Light: Essays on George Macdonald’s Fantasy Novel (McFarland, 2008)
    Farah Mendlesohn, Rhetorics of Fantasy (Wesleyan Univ. Press, 2008)
  • Marek Oziewicz, One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Madeleine L’Engle and Orson Scott Card (McFarland, 2008)
  • Leslie A. Sconduto, Metamorphoses of the Werewolf: A Literary Study from Antiquity through the Renaissance (McFarland 2008)
  • Caroline Sumpter, The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
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