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Given by Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA)

191 Works / 192 Items 0 Books
The Chesley Awards are run by the members of the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA). Originally called the ASFA Awards, they were renamed for the artist Chesley Bonestell. show more The Chesleys were started as peer awards to acknowledge works and achievements not covered by the Hugo Awards.

No awards were given in 2022.
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All, Winner (158), Nominee (795)
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All, 2019 (8), 2018 (7), 2017 (6), 2016 (5), 2015 (5), 2014 (6), 2013 (6), 2012 (5), 2011 (5), 2010 (8), 2009 (7), 2008 (11), 2007 (5), 2006 (7), 2005 (6), 2004 (6), 2003 (5), 2002 (5), 2001 (5), 2000 (5), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (5), 1996 (5), 1995 (5), 1994 (5), 1993 (5), 1992 (5), 1991 (5), 1990 (5), 1989 (5), 1988 (6), 1987 (1), 1985 (7)
Announced:
March 29: Winner2023 Recent

Winner 36

WorkYear
I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land by Connie Willis
Jon Foster
2019
The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
Marc Simonetti
2018
Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey
Tran Nguyen
2017
The Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan
Todd Lockwood
2016
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology by Peter Ahlstrom
Julie Dillon
2015
A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
Todd Lockwood
2014
The Wild Road by Jennifer Roberson
Todd Lockwood
2013
Deathbird Stories by Harlan Ellison
Tom Kidd
2012
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Michael Whelan
2011
The Valley of Shadows by Brian Cullen
Matthew Stewart
2010
A Book of Wizards by Marvin Kaye
Donato Giancola
2009
The Outback Stars by Sandra McDonald
Donato Giancola
2008
River of Gods by Ian McDonald
Stephan Martiniere
2007
Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
Stephan Martiniere
2006
The Wrath of Mulgarath by Holly Black
Tony DiTerlizzi
2005
The Nameless Day by Sara Douglass
Donato Giancola
2005
Queen of the Amazons by Judith Tarr
Rick Berry
2005
City by Clifford D. Simak
Donato Giancola
2004
The Thousand Orcs by R. A. Salvatore
Todd Lockwood
2003
Ashling by Isobelle Carmody2002
Forests of the Heart by Charles de Lint
John Jude Palencar
2001
Mountain of Black Glass by Tad Williams
Michael Whelan
2000
Song for the Basilisk by Patricia A. McKillip
Kinuko Y. Craft
1999
The Howling Stones by Alan Dean Foster
Bob Eggleton
1998
The Golden Key by Kate Elliott
Michael Whelan
1997
Kingdoms of the Night by Allan Cole
Tom Kidd
1996
The Curse of the Mistwraith by Janny Wurts
Janny Wurts
1995
The Far Kingdoms by Allan Cole
Tom Kidd
1994
Magician by Raymond E. Feist
Don Maitz
1993
The Summer Queen by Joan D. Vinge
Michael Whelan
1992
Chernevog by C. J. Cherryh
Keith Parkinson
1991
Rusalka by C. J. Cherryh
Keith Parkinson
1990
Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh
Don Maitz
1989
On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers
James Gurney
1988
Chanur's Homecoming by C. J. Cherryh
David Cherry
1987
The Integral Trees by Larry Niven
Michael Whelan
1985

Nominee 189

WorkYear
I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land by Connie Willis
Jon Foster
2019
The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard
Maurizio Manzieri
2019
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Tommy Arnold
2019
Soulless by Gail Carriger
Jensine Eckwall
2019
The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition by Ursula K. Le Guin
Charles Vess
2019
Low Chicago by George R. R. Martin
Michael Komarck
2019
The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Volume 1, Eragon (Tales from Alagaësia) by Christopher Paolini
John Jude Palencar
2019
The Sisters of the Winter Wood by Rena Rossner
Rebecca Yanovskaya
2019
The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
Marc Simonetti
2018
Retrograde by Peter Cawdron
Elizabeth Leggett
2018
Final Girls by Mira Grant
Julie Dillon
2018
Assassin's Price by L. E. Modesitt Jr.
Donato Giancola
2018
Julia by Peter Straub
Marcela Bolívar
2018
The Man in the Tree: A Novel by Sage Walker
John Harris
2018
Horizon by Fran Wilde
Tommy Arnold
2018
Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey
Tran Nguyen
2017
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
Cliff Nielsen
2017
The Summer Dragon by Todd Lockwood
Todd Lockwood
2017
In the House of the Worm [short fiction] by George R. R. Martin
John Picacio
2017
Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection by Brandon Sanderson
David Palumbo
2017
Fables, Vol. 18: Cubs in Toyland by Bill Willingham
Dan dos Santos
2017
The Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan
Todd Lockwood
2016
Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear
Cynthia Sheppard
2016
Dune by Frank Herbert
Sam Webber
2016
The Dinosaur Lords: A Novel by Victor Milan
Richard Anderson
2016
Hannu Rajaniemi: Collected Fiction by Hannu Rajaniemi
Lius Lasahido
2016
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology by Peter Ahlstrom
Julie Dillon
2015
Zombie Baseball Beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi
Jon Foster
2015
The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan
Todd Lockwood
2015
Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
Michael Whelan
2015
Endymion by Dan Simmons
John Picacio
2015
Book of Iron by Elizabeth Bear
Maurizio Manzieri
2014
Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy by Ellen Datlow
Allen Williams
2014
A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan
Michael Whelan
2014
Lost Covenant by Ari Marmell
Jason Chan
2014
Quintessence by David Walton
Kekai Kotaki
2014
The Wild Road by Jennifer Roberson
Todd Lockwood
2013
Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear
Donato Giancola
2013
Deadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson
J.K. Drummond
2013
Gods of Opar by Philip José Farmer
Bob Eggleton
2013
Quantum Coin by E. C. Myers
Sam Weber
2013
Hyperion by Dan Simmons
John Picacio
2013
Deathbird Stories by Harlan Ellison
Tom Kidd
2012
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard by Robert E. Howard
Greg Staples
2012
Two Worlds and In Between: The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan, Volume 1 by Caitlín R. Kiernan
Lee Moyer
2012
Prospero Regained by L. Jagi Lamplighter
Stephan Martiniere
2012
The Tempering of Men by Sarah Monette
Cliff Nielsen
2012
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Michael Whelan
2011
Spectrum 17: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art by Cathy Fenner
Gregory Manchess
2011
Blasphemy (Short Stories) by Mike Resnick
Don Maitz
2011
The Waters Rising: A Novel by Sheri S. Tepper
John Picacio
2011
Midsummer Night by Freda Warrington
Kinuko Y. Craft
2011
The Valley of Shadows by Brian Cullen
Matthew Stewart
2010
Magic Mirrors by John Bellairs
Omar Rayyan
2010
A Magic of Nightfall by S. L. Farrell
Todd Lockwood
2010
Dragon's Ring by Dave Freer
Bob Eggleton
2010
Green by Jay Lake
Dan Dos Santos
2010
Prospero Lost by L. Jagi Lamplighter
Sam Weber
2010
Drood: A Novel by Dan Simmons
John Picacio
2010
Visions of Never by Patrick Wilshire
Rohb Ruppel
2010
A Book of Wizards by Marvin Kaye
Donato Giancola
2009
Quofum by Alan Dean Foster
Todd Lockwood
2009
The Ghost Quartet by Marvin Kaye
Stephen Hickman
2009
Viewpoints Critical: Selected Stories by L. E. Modesitt
John Picacio
2009
Stalking the Vampire by Mike Resnick
Dan Dos Santos
2009
The Dragons of Babel by Michael Swanwick
Stephan Martiniere
2009
An Evil Guest by Gene Wolfe
Scott Fischer
2009
The Outback Stars by Sandra McDonald
Donato Giancola
2008
Seeing Redd: The Looking Glass Wars, Book Two by Frank Beddor
Vance Kovacs
2008
Shades by Geoff Cooper
Alan M. Clark
2008
Fatal Revenant by Stephen R. Donaldson
John Jude Palencar
2008
Mainspring by Jay Lake
Stephan Martiniere
2008
The Taint and Other Novellas by Brian Lumley
Bob Eggleton
2008
Lifehouse by Spider Robinson
Stephen Hickman
2008
The Orc King by R. A. Salvatore
Todd Lockwood
2008
Mistborn: The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
Jon Foster
2008
Farseed by Pamela Sargent
Daniel Dos Santos
2008
The Margarets by Sheri S. Tepper
John Picacio
2008
River of Gods by Ian McDonald
Stephan Martiniere
2007
In His Majesty's Service by Naomi Novik
Todd Lockwood
2007
Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen
James A. Owen
2007
The Thirteenth House by Sharon Shinn
Donato Giancola
2007
The Demon And The City by Liz Williams
Jon Foster
2007
Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
Stephan Martiniere
2006
The Divided Crown by Isabel Glass
Kinuko Y. Craft
2006
The Fair Folk by Marvin Kaye
J. P. Targete
2006
The house of Cthulhu: Tales of the Primal Land, Volume 1 by Brian Lumley
Bob Eggleton
2006
The Duke's Ballad by Andre Norton
Daniel Dos Santos
2006
Singer of Souls by Adam Stemple
Charles Vess
2006
Midshipwizard Halcyon Blithe by James M. Ward
Jon Foster
2006
The Wrath of Mulgarath by Holly Black
Tony DiTerlizzi
2005
The Nameless Day by Sara Douglass
Donato Giancola
2005
Queen of the Amazons by Judith Tarr
Rick Berry
2005
Glass Dragons by Sean McMullen
Todd Lockwood
2005
The Snow Princess by Ruth Sanderson
Ruth Sanderson
2005
The Dragon's Son by Margaret Weis
Stephen Youll
2005
City by Clifford D. Simak
Donato Giancola
2004
Lord of Snow and Shadows by Sarah Ash
Stephen Youll
2004
The Fairy Rebel by Lynne Reid Banks
Don Maitz
2004
Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
David Bowers
2004
Transitions: The Art of Todd Lockwood by Todd Lockwood
Todd Lockwood
2004
Wolfskin by Juliet Marillier
Kinuko Y. Craft
2004
The Thousand Orcs by R. A. Salvatore
Todd Lockwood
2003
Sorcery Rising by Jude Fisher
Michael Whelan
2003
Diuturnity's Dawn by Alan Dean Foster
Mark Harrison
2003
Argonaut by Stanley Schmidt
Alan Pollack
2003
Resurgence by Charles Sheffield
Bob Eggleton
2003
Ashling by Isobelle Carmody2002
Kingdoms of Light by Alan Dean Foster
Don Maitz
2002
The Pillars of Creation by Terry Goodkind
Keith Parkinson
2002
The Dragon Society by Lawrence Watt-Evans
Bob Eggleton
2002
Sea of Silver Light by Tad Williams
Michael Whelan
2002
Forests of the Heart by Charles de Lint
John Jude Palencar
2001
The Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia A. McKillip
Kinuko Y. Craft
2001
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
Donato Giancola
2001
Darkness Descending by Harry Turtledove
Bob Eggleton
2001
Tangled Up In Blue by Joan D. Vinge
Michael Whelan
2001
Mountain of Black Glass by Tad Williams
Michael Whelan
2000
Dragon and Phoenix by Joanne Bertin
Bob Eggleton
2000
The Black Swan by Mercedes Lackey
Jody Lee
2000
Rainbow Mars by Larry Niven
Bob Eggleton
2000
The Spine of the World by R. A. Salvatore
Todd Lockwood
2000
Song for the Basilisk by Patricia A. McKillip
Kinuko Y. Craft
1999
The Last Dragonlord by Joanne Bertin
Bob Eggleton
1999
Icefalcon's Quest by Barbara Hambly
Donato Giancola
1999
River of Blue Fire by Tad Williams
Michael Whelan
1999
Darwinia: A Novel of a Very Different Twentieth Century by Robert Charles Wilson
Jim Burns
1999
The Howling Stones by Alan Dean Foster
Bob Eggleton
1998
Lady of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
John Jude Palencar
1998
Things Left Behind by Gary Braunbeck
Alan M. Clark
1998
Corum: The Coming Of Chaos by Michael Moorcock
Don Maitz
1998
The Mageborn Traitor by Melanie Rawn
Michael Whelan
1998
The Golden Key by Kate Elliott
Michael Whelan
1997
Cloud's Rider by C. J. Cherryh
Stephen Youll
1997
Winter Rose by Patricia A. McKillip
Kinuko Y. Craft
1997
The Ringworld Throne by Larry Niven
Barclay Shaw
1997
Sabriel by Garth Nix
Leo & Diane Dillon
1997
Kingdoms of the Night by Allan Cole
Tom Kidd
1996
Invader by C. J. Cherryh
Michael Whelan
1996
Temporary Agency by Rachel Pollack
Ron Walotsky
1996
Cthulhu 2000 by Jim Turner
Bob Eggleton
1996
A Sorcerer and a Gentleman by Elizabeth Willey
Charles Vess
1996
The Curse of the Mistwraith by Janny Wurts
Janny Wurts
1995
Foreigner by C. J. Cherryh
Michael Whelan
1995
2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
Ron Walotsky
1995
The Dragon, The Earl, and the Troll by Gordon R. Dickson
Den Beauvais
1995
Storm Warning by Mercedes Lackey
Jody Lee
1995
The Far Kingdoms by Allan Cole
Tom Kidd
1994
Snow White, Blood Red by Ellen Datlow
Tom Canty
1994
Wishing Season by Esther M. Freisner
Frank Kelly Freas
1994
Winds of Fury by Mercedes Lackey
Jody Lee
1994
Rude Astronauts by Allen Steele
Don Maitz
1994
Magician by Raymond E. Feist
Don Maitz
1993
The Dragon at War by Gordon R. Dickson
Den Beauvais
1993
The False Mirror by Alan Dean Foster
Barclay Shaw
1993
The California Voodoo Game by Larry Niven
Dorian Vallejo
1993
Illusion by Paula Volsky
Michael Whelan
1993
The Summer Queen by Joan D. Vinge
Michael Whelan
1992
Imajica by Clive Barker
Kirk Reinert
1992
Yvgenie by C. J. Cherryh
Keith Parkinson
1992
Eight Skilled Gentlemen by Barry Hughart
Mark Harrison
1992
All the Weyrs of Pern by Anne McCaffrey
Michael Whelan
1992
Chernevog by C. J. Cherryh
Keith Parkinson
1991
Queen of Angels by Greg Bear
Bob Eggleton
1991
The Ruby Knight by David Eddings
Keith Parkinson
1991
Servant of the Empire by Raymond E. Feist
Don Maitz
1991
Hemingway Hoax by Joe Haldeman
Gary Ruddell
1991
Nemesis by Isaac Asimov
Don Dixon
1990
Beauty and the Beast by Carol Heyer
Carol Heyer
1990
Paradise by Mike Resnick
Michael Whelan
1990
Hyperion by Dan Simmons
Gary Ruddell
1990
Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh
Don Maitz
1989
Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson
Will Cormier
1989
The Story of the Stone by Barry Hughart
Mark Harrison
1989
The White Raven by Diana L. Paxson
Michael Whelan
1989
Catspaw by Joan D. Vinge
Michael Whelan
1989
On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers
James Gurney
1988
Being a Green Mother by Piers Anthony
Michael Whelan
1988
The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars by Steven Brust
Thomas Canty
1988
The Rapture Effect by Jeffrey A. Carver
David Mattingly
1988
The Essential Ellison: A 35 Year Retrospective by Harlan Ellison
Leo & Diane Dillon
1988
Southshore by Sheri S. Tepper
James Christensen
1988
The Integral Trees by Larry Niven
Michael Whelan
1985
Infinity Link by Jeffrey A. Carver
David Mattingly
1985
Chanur's Venture by C. J. Cherryh
Michael Whelan
1985
The Final Encyclopedia by Gordon R. Dickson
Michael Whelan
1985
Job: A Comedy of Justice by Robert A. Heinlein
Michael Whelan
1985
Wings of Flame by Nancy Springer
Carl Lundgren
1985
Ghost Story by Peter Straub
Stephen Gervais
1985

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