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World Fantasy Awards 2017: i finalisti

IMG_3109Sono stati annunciati i finalisti del World Fantasy Award 2017 per i lavori pubblicati nel 2016.

I vincitori saranno proclamati alla World Fantasy Convention di San Antonio, Texas, che si terrà dal 2 al 5 Novembre.

Il premio alla carriera per meriti eccezionali nel campo della letteratura Fantasy andrà a Terry Brooks e Marina Warner.

Qui di seguito, la lista completa dei finalisti, tra i quali siamo lieti di sottolineare la presenza di Victor LaValle con The Ballad of Black Tom nella categoria “migliore romanzo breve”, opera pubblicata in italiano da Edizioni Hypnos.

 


The Finalists for the 2017 World Fantasy Awards for works published in 2016 have been IMG_3005 announced.

The awards will be presented during the World Fantasy Convention, to be held on November 2-5, 2017 in San Antonio TX.

The Lifetime Achievement Awards will go this year to Terry Brooks and Marina Warner.

Here follows the complete list of the Finalists: we are happy to congratulate Victor LaValle for The Ballad of Black Tom (published in italian by Edizioni Hypnos), nominated in the category “best long fiction”.

 

Best Novel

Borderline, Mishell Baker (Saga)
Roadsouls, Betsy James (Aqueduct)
The Obelisk Gate, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
The Sudden Appearance of Hope, Claire North (Redhook; Orbit UK)
Lovecraft Country, Matt Ruff (Harper)

Best Long Fiction

The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe, Kij Johnson (Tor.com Publishing)
The Ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle (Tor.com Publishing)
Every Heart a Doorway, Seanan McGuire (Tor.com Publishing)
“Bloodybones”, Paul F. Olson (Whispered Echoes)
A Taste of Honey, Kai Ashante Wilson (Tor.com Publishing)

Best Short Fiction

“Das Steingeschöpf”, G.V. Anderson (Strange Horizons 12/12/16)
“Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies”, Brooke Bolander (Uncanny 11-12/16)
“Seasons of Glass and Iron”, Amal El-Mohtar (The Starlit Wood)
“Little Widow”, Maria Dahvana Headley (Nightmare 9/16)
“The Fall Shall Further the Flight in Me”, Rachael K. Jones (Clockwork Phoenix 5)

Best Anthology

Clockwork Phoenix 5, Mike Allen, ed. (Mythic Delirium)
Dreaming in the Dark, Jack Dann, ed. (PS Australia)
Children of Lovecraft, Ellen Datlow, ed. (Dark Horse)
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016, Karen Joy Fowler & John Joseph Adams, eds. (Mariner)
The Starlit Wood, Dominik Parisien & Navah Wolfe, eds. (Saga)

Best Collection

Sharp Ends, Joe Abercrombie (Orbit US; Gollancz)
On the Eyeball Floor and Other Stories, Tina Connolly (Fairwood)
A Natural History of Hell, Jeffrey Ford (Small Beer)
Vacui Magia, L.S. Johnson (Traversing Z Press)
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, Ken Liu (Saga; Head of Zeus)

Best Artist

Greg Bridges
Julie Dillon
Paul Lewin
Jeffrey Alan Love
Victo Ngai

Special Award, Professional

L. Timmel Duchamp, for Aqueduct Press
C.C. Finlay, for editing F&SF
Michael Levy & Farah Mendlesohn, for Children’s Fantasy Literature: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press)
Kelly Link, for contributions to the genre
Joe Monti, for contributions to the genre

Special Award, Non-Professional

Scott H. Andrews, for Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Neile Graham, for fostering excellence in the genre through her role as Workshop Director, Clarion West
Malcom R. Phifer & Michael C. Phifer, for their publication The Fantasy Illustration Library, Volume Two: Gods and Goddesses (Michael Publishing)
Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, for Uncanny
Brian White, for Fireside Fiction Company

Annunci

I vincitori del World Fantasy Awards 2016

 

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Sono stati annunciati i vincitori del World Fantasy Awards 2016, compresi i premi speciali alla carriera di David G. Harttwell e Andrzej Sapkowski.

La premiazione ha avuto luogo durante la World Fantasy Convention, svoltasi a Columbus, Ohio, dal 27 al 30 Ottobre.

Qui di seguito la lista delle nomination con i vincitori in grassetto.

 

 

 

The winners for the 2016 World Fantasy Awards have been announced, and include Lifetime Achievement recipients David G. Hartwell and Andrzej Sapkowski. The awards were given at this year’s World Fantasy Convention, which took place from October 27-30 in Columbus, OH.

The full list of nominees follows, with winners in bold.


Novel

Winner: Anna Smaill, The Chimes (Sceptre)
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Buried Giant (Knopf/Faber & Faber)
N. K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season (Orbit)
Naomi Novik, Uprooted (Del Rey Books/Macmillan UK)
K. J. Parker, Savages (Subterranean Press)
Paul Tremblay, A Head Full of Ghosts (William Morrow & Co.)

Long Fiction

Winner: Kelly Barnhill, The Unlicensed Magician (PS Publishing)
Usman T. Malik, “The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn” (Tor.com, Apr. 22, 2015)
Kim Newman, “Guignol” (Horrorology, edited by Stephen Jones, Jo Fletcher Books)
Kelly Robson, “Waters of Versailles” (Tor.com, June 10, 2015)
Bud Webster, “Farewell Blues” (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan./Feb. 2015)

Short Fiction

Winner: Alyssa Wong, “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” (Nightmare magazine, Oct. 2015)
Selena Chambers, “The Neurastheniac” (Cassilda’s Song, ed. Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. Chaosium Inc)
Amal El-Mohtar, “Pockets” (Uncanny Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 2015)
Sam J. Miller, “The Heat of Us: Notes Toward an Oral History” (Uncanny Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 2015)
Tamsyn Muir, “The Deepwater Bride” (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/Aug. 2015)

Anthology

Winner: Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Paula R. Stiles, eds., She Walks in Shadows (Innsmouth Free Press)
Ellen Datlow, ed., The Doll Collection (Tor Books)
S. T. Joshi, ed., Black Wings IV: New Tales of Lovecraftian Horror (PS Publishing)
Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., ed., Cassilda’s Song: Tales Inspired by Robert W. Chambers’ King in Yellow Mythos (Chaosium Inc.)
Simon Strantzas, ed., Aickman’s Heirs (Undertow Publications)

Collection

Winner: C. S. E. Cooney, Bone Swans (Mythic Delirium Books)
Leena Krohn, Leena Krohn: Collected Fiction (Cheeky Frawg Books)
V. H. Leslie, Skein and Bone (Undertow Publications)
Kelly Link, Get in Trouble (Random House)
James Morrow, Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow (Wesleyan University Press)
Mary Rickert, You Have Never Been Here (Small Beer Press)

Artist

Winner: Galen Dara
Richard Anderson
Julie Dillon
Kathleen Jennings
Thomas S. Kuebler

Special Award – Professional

Winner: Stephen Jones, for The Art of Horror (Applause Theatre Book & Cinema Book Publishers)
Neil Gaiman, Dave Stewart, and J. H. Williams III, The Sandman: Overture (Vertigo)
Robert Jordan, Harriet McDougal, Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons, The Wheel of Time Companion: The People, Places and History of the Bestselling Series (Tor Books)
Joe Monti, for contributions to the genre
Heather J. Wood, for Gods, Memes and Monsters: A 21st Century Bestiary (Stone Skin Press)

Special Award – Nonprofessional

Winner: John O’Neill, for Black Gate: Adventures in Fantasy Literature
Scott H. Andrews, for Beneath Ceaseless Skies: Literary Adventure Fantasy
Jedediah Berry and Eben Kling, for The Family Arcana: A Story in Cards (Ninepin Press)
Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein, for Letters to Tiptree (Twelfth Planet Press)
Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas, for Uncanny Magazine
Helen Young, for Tales After Tolkien Society

Della natura del Weird

Direttamente dalla World Fantasy Convention 2015, appena conclusasi, un interessante panel sulla Letteratura Weird, intitolato “Old weird, new weird, or just plain weird?”, al quale hanno partecipato rappresentanti illustri quali Thomas F. Monteleone (moderatore) , Ellen Datlow, Michael Kelly, Anya Martin, Maura McHugh, Scott Nicolay.

Potete trovare il podcast dell’intero panel sul sito di Project Radio, a questo link.

Panel

From the World Fantasy Convention 2015, held in Saratoga Springs last week end, an interesting panel on “Old weird, new weird, or just plain weird”, with many experts like Thomas F. Monteleone (moderator) , Ellen Datlow, Michael Kelly, Anya Martin, Maura McHugh, Scott Nicolay.

You can listen to the podcast of the entire panel on Project Radio, at this link.

World Fantasy Award 2015: i vincitori!

Ed eccovi in tempo reale la lista dei vincitori dei World Fantasy Awards 2015, consegnati durante la World Fantasy Convention a Saratoga:

Here, in real time from the World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga, the list of World Fantasy Awards 2015 Winners:

Life Achievement

Ramsey Campbell
Sheri S. Tepper

Novel

David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks (Random House/Sceptre UK)

Novella

Daryl Gregory, We Are All Completely Fine (Tachyon Publications)

Short Story

Scott Nicolay, Do You Like to Look at Monsters? (Fedogan & Bremer, chapbook)

Anthology

Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant, eds., Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales (Candlewick Press)

Collection

Angela Slatter, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings (Tartarus Press)

Helen Marshall, Gifts for the One Who Comes After (ChiZine Publications)

Artist

Samuel Araya

Special Award – Professional

Sandra Kasturi and Brett Alexander Savory, for ChiZine Publication

Special Award—Non-professional

Ray B. Russell and Rosalie Parker, for Tartarus Press

The Outer Dark, con Scott Nicolay

outer darkScott Nicolay, autore di Ana Kai Tangata: Tales of the Outer the Other the Damned and the Doomed, e attualmente in concorso ai World Fantasy Award 2015 con il racconto Do You Like to Look At Monsters?, è il conduttore di un podcast dedicato interamente alla letteratura weird, The Outer Dark, su Project iRadio. Nicolay presenta ogni settimana interviste con autori, artisti e altre voci del Weird.

Scott Nicolay, author of Ana Kai Tangata: Tales of the Outer the Other the Damned and the Doomed, and actually one of the nominees for 2015 World Fantasy Awards with the short story Do You Like to Look At Monsters?, is the host of a podcast entirely dedicated to weird fictiion, The Outer Dark, on Project iRadio. Every week, Nicolay presents interviews with authors, artists, and other voices fro Weird fiction. 

World Fantasy Award 2015

world fantasy award 15È attualmente in corso (5-8 novembre), a Saratoga Springs, la World Fantasy Convention, evento annuale per professionisti del settore e appassionati del genere fantasy letterario e artistico. Tra gli ospiti di quest’anno, l’autrice weird e curatrice del vol. 2 di Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Kathe Koja.

Durante l’evento verranno assegnati i World Fantasy Awards: a questo link potete trovare tutte le nominations divise per categoria. Segnaliamo in particolare:

  • Romanzo – Jeff VanderMeer, Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Originals)
  • Racconto breve – Scott Nicolay, Do You Like to Look at Monsters?
  • Racconto breve – Kaaron Warren, “Death’s Door Café” (Shadows & Tall Trees 2014)
  • Antologia – Ellen Datlow, ed., Fearful Symmetries (ChiZine Publications)
  • Antologia – Michael Kelly, ed. Shadows & Tall Trees 2014 (Undertow Publications)
  • Raccolta – Rebecca Lloyd, Mercy and Other Stories (Tartarus Press)
  • Raccolta – Angela Slatter, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings (Tartarus Press)
  • Special Award – Matt Cardin, Born to Fear: Interviews with Thomas Ligotti (Subterranean Press)

Ed infine, il Life Achievement Award per Ramsay Campbell.

I vincitori saranno proclamati domenica pomeriggio, 8 novembre.

The World Fantasy Convention (running now from 5th to 8th November) is an annual convention of professionals and fans of fantasy  literature and art. Special guest of the 2015 edition is Kathe Koja, author of weird literwture and editor of vol.2 Year’s Best Weird Fiction.

The World Fantasy Awards are presented at the event: here you can find all the nominees 2015.

Here our highlights:

  • Novel – Jeff VanderMeer, Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Originals)
  • Short fiction – Scott Nicolay, Do You Like to Look at Monsters?
  • Short fiction – Kaaron Warren, “Death’s Door Café” (Shadows & Tall Trees 2014)
  • Anthology – Ellen Datlow, ed., Fearful Symmetries (ChiZine Publications)
  • Anthology – Michael Kelly, ed. Shadows & Tall Trees 2014 (Undertow Publications)
  • Collection – Rebecca Lloyd, Mercy and Other Stories (Tartarus Press)
  • Collection – Angela Slatter, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings (Tartarus Press)
  • Special Award – Matt Cardin, Born to Fear: Interviews with Thomas Ligotti (Subterranean Press)

And finally, the Life Achievement Award for Ramsay Campbell.

The awards will be presented at the World Fantasy Convention Banquet on Sunday afternoon.