From SF Awards Watch:
Posted without comment. I’ll talk about stuff later. This is easily my favorite of the three awards I cover during the year. But, congratulations to all the nominees.
The House of the Stag, Kage Baker
The Shadow Year, Jeffrey Ford
The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
Pandemonium, Daryl Gregory
Tender Morsels, Margo Lanagan
“Uncle Chaim and Aunt Rifke and the Angel”, Peter S. Beagle (Strange Roads)
“If Angels Fight”, Richard Bowes (F&SF 2/08)
“The Overseer”, Albert Cowdrey (F&SF 3/08)
Odd and the Frost Giants, Neil Gaiman
“Good Boy”, Nisi Shawl (Filter House)
Best Short Story
“Caverns of Mystery”, Kage Baker (Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy)
“26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss”, Kij Johnson (Asimov’s 7/08)
“Pride and Prometheus”, John Kessel (F&SF 1/08)
“Our Man in the Sudan”, Sarah Pinborough (The Second Humdrumming Book of Horror Stories)
“A Buyer’s Guide to Maps of Antarctica”, Catherynne M. Valente (Clarkesworld 5/08)
The Living Dead, John Joseph Adams, ed.
The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Ellen Datlow, ed.
The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2008: Twenty-First Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link, & Gavin J. Grant, eds.
Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy, Ekaterina Sedia, ed.
Steampunk, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds.
Strange Roads, Peter S. Beagle
The Drowned Life, Jeffrey Ford
Pretty Monsters, Kelly Link
Filter House, Nisi Shawl
Tales from Outer Suburbia, Shaun Tan
Kinuko Y. Craft
Special Award, Professional
Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (for Small Beer Press and Big Mouth House)
Farah Mendelsohn (for The Rhetorics of Fantasy)
Stephen H. Segal & Ann VanderMeer (for Weird Tales)
Jerad Walters (for A Lovecraft Retrospective: Artists Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft)
Jacob Weisman (for Tachyon Publications)
Special Award, Non-Professional
Edith L. Crowe (for her work with The Mythopoeic Society)
John Klima (for Electric Velocipede)
Elise Matthesen (for setting out to inspire and for serving as inspiration for works of poetry, fantasy, and SF over the last decade through her jewelry-making and her “artist’s challenges.”)
Sean Wallace, Neil Clarke, & Nick Mamatas (for Clarkesworld)
Michael Walsh (for Howard Waldrop collections from Old Earth Books)