World Fantasy Award Winners Are Announced

Adrian Liang on November 05, 2018
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award2017.jpgOver the weekend, the World Fantasy Convention announced the World Fantasy Awards for the best fantasy works published in 2017.

Surprisingly, two books tied for Best Novel.

Also at the convention, the attendees paid homage to the 200 year anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the many books, films, and other creative works that Shelley's novel inspired.

Below are the nominees and the winners for best novel, best novella, best anthology, and best collection.

Best Novel

Jade City Winner (tie): Jade City by Fonda Lee (Print Book | Kindle Book)


The Changeling Winner (tie): The Changeling by Victor LaValle (Print Book | Kindle Book)


The City of Brass The City of Brass by S. A Chakraborty (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr by John Crowley (Print Book | Kindle Book)


The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter by Theodora Goss (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Spoonbenders Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Best Novella

Passing Strange Winner: Passing Strange by Ellen Klages (Print Book | Kindle Book)


The Teardrop Method The Teardrop Method by Simon Avery (Kindle Book)


In Calabria In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Mapping the Interior Mapping the Interior by Stephen Graham Jones (Print Book | Kindle Book)


The Black Tides of Heaven The Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Best Anthology

The New Voices of Fantasy Winner: The New Voices of Fantasy edited by Peter S. Beagle and Jacob Weisman (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales edited by Ellen Datlow (Print Book | Kindle Book)


The Book of Swords The Book of Swords edited by Gardner Dozois (Print Book | Kindle Book)


The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin (Print Book | Kindle Book)


The Best of Subterranean The Best of Subterranean edited by William Schafer (Print Book)


Best Collection

The Emerald Circus Winner: The Emerald Circus by Jane Yolen (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Wicked Wonders Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers by Tim Powers (Print Book | Kindle Book)


Tender: Stories Tender: Stories by Sofia Samatar (Print Book | Kindle Book)



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