07 August 2004

World Fantasy Award Nominations

The World Fantasy Award nominations have been announced, and all I can say is I'm glad I'm not voting, because having to choose between some of these nominees would be difficult, painful, and heartbreaking.

Anyway, here they are, with some links:
# The Etched City, K. J. Bishop (Prime Books)
# Fudoki, by Kij Johnson (Tor)
# The Light Ages, Ian R. MacLeod (Ace)
# Tooth and Claw, Jo Walton (Tor)
# Veniss Underground, Jeff VanderMeer (Prime Books)

# "A Crowd of Bone", Greer Gilman (Trampoline: An Anthology, Small Beer Press)
# "Dancing Men", Glen Hirshberg (The Dark, Tor)
# "The Empire of Ice Cream", Jeffrey Ford (Sci Fiction 02.26.03)
# "Exorcising Angels", Simon Clark & Tim Lebbon (Exorcising Angels Prime Books)
# "The Hortlak", Kelly Link (The Dark, Tor)

# "Ancestor Money", Maureen F. McHugh (Sci Fiction 10.01.03)
# "Circle of Cats", Charles de Lint (Viking)
# "Don Ysidro", Bruce Holland Rogers (Polyphony 3, Wheatland)
# "Gus Dreams of Biting the Mailman", Alex Irvine (Trampoline, Small Beer Press)
# "O One", Chris Roberson (Live Without a Net, Roc)

# Gathering the Bones, Jack Dann, Ramsey Campbell & Dennis Etchison, eds. (Voyager Australia; Voyager UK; Tor US)
# Strange Tales, Rosalie Parker, ed. (Tartarus Press)
# The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases, Jeff VanderMeer & Mark Roberts, eds. (Night Shade Books)
# The Dark: New Ghost Stories, Ellen Datlow, ed. (Tor)
# Trampoline: An Anthology, Kelly Link, ed. (Small Beer Press)

# Bibliomancy, Elizabeth Hand (PS Publishing)
# Ghosts of Yesterday, Jack Cady (Night Shade Books)
# GRRM: A Rretrospective, George R. R. Martin (Subterranean Press)
# More Tomorrows & Other Stories, Michael Marshall Smith (Earthling Publications)
# The Two Sams, Glen Hirshberg (Carroll & Graf)

# Brom
# Donato Giancola
# John Jude Palencar
# John Picacio
# Jason Van Hollander

# Peter Crowther (for PS Publishing)
# John Howe & Alan Lee (for artwork in The Lord of the Rings)
# Kelly Link & Gavin Grant (for Small Beer Press)
# Sharyn November (for Firebird Books)
# David Pringle (for Interzone/service to the field)
# Sean Wallace (for Prime Books)

# Deborah Layne & Jay Lake (for Wheatland Press)
# Paul Miller (for Earthling Publications)
# Ray Russell & Rosalie Parker (for Tartarus Press)
# Dave Truesdale (for Tangent Online)
# Rodger Turner, Neil Walsh & Wayne MacLaurin (for SF Site.com)