Winners of the British Fantasy Awards and the World Fantasy Awards were announced over the weekend at the World Fantasy Convention in Brighton, England. Adventures Fantastic would like to congratulate all the nominees, and especially the winners.
The winners of the British Fantasy Award, awarded by the British Fantasy Society, include
Best Novel (the Robert Holdstock Award)
Some Kind of Fairy Tale, Graham Joyce (Gollancz)
Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award)
Last Days, Adam Nevill (Macmillan)
The Nine Deaths of Dr Valentine, John Llewellyn Probert (Spectral)
Best Short Story
“Shark! Shark!”, Ray Cluley (Black Static #29)
Remember Why You Fear Me, Robert Shearman (ChiZine)
Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane, Jonathan Oliver, ed. (Solaris)
A complete list of winners can be found at the British Fantasy Society site, and a complete list of nominees in all categories can be found at the 2013 British Fantasy Awards page.
The winners of the World Fantasy Awards are:
Alif the Unseen, G. Willow Wilson (Grove; Corvus)
“Let Maps to Others”, K.J. Parker (Subterranean Summer ’12)
“The Telling”, Gregory Norman Bossert (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 11/29/12)
Postscripts #28/#29: Exotic Gothic 4, Danel Olson, ed. (PS Publishing)
Where Furnaces Burn, Joel Lane (PS Publishing)
Special Award Professional:
Lucia Graves for the translation of The Prisoner of Heaven (Weidenfeld & Nicholson; Harper) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Special Award Non-Professional:
S.T. Joshi for Unutterable Horror: A History of Supernatural Fiction, Volumes 1 & 2 (PS Publishing)
The complete list of nominees can be found at the World Fantasy Awards page.