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The World Fantasy Awards, associated with the annual World Fantasy Conventions, were established as a fantasy counterpart to the SF-oriented Hugo and Nebula Awards. They differ from those awards in show more significant ways, primarily in that winners are determined by judges — though two places in each category on the final ballot are determined by votes from convention members. show less
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All, Winner (241), Nominee (1,186)
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All, 2023 (5), 2022 (5), 2021 (5), 2020 (5), 2019 (1), 2018 (1), 2017 (5), 2016 (5), 2015 (4), 2014 (6), 2013 (5), 2012 (5), 2011 (6), 2010 (7), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (5), 2006 (5), 2005 (5), 2004 (5), 2003 (5), 2002 (5), 2001 (6), 2000 (5), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (4), 1996 (5), 1995 (4), 1994 (6), 1993 (5), 1992 (6), 1991 (6), 1990 (4), 1989 (4), 1988 (7)
Announced:
October 2023: Winner2023 Recent

Winner 39

WorkYear
Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction by Sheree Renee Thomas2023
The Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction (2021): Volume One by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki2022
The Big Book of Modern Fantasy by Ann VanderMeer2021
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Nisi Shawl2020
Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction by Irene Gallo2019
The New Voices of Fantasy by Peter S. Beagle2018
Dreaming in the Dark by Jack Dann2017
Cthulhu's Daughters: Stories of Lovecraftian Horror by Silvia Moreno-Garcia2016
Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales by Kelly Link2015
Dangerous Women by George R. R. Martin2014
Exotic Gothic 4 by Terry Dowling2013
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories by Ann VanderMeer2012
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales by Kate Bernheimer2011
American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps by Peter Straub2010
American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from the 1940s to Now by Peter Straub2010
Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy by Ekaterina Sedia2009
Inferno by Ellen Datlow2008
Salon Fantastique: Fifteen Original Tales of Fantasy by Ellen Datlow2007
The Fair Folk by Marvin Kaye2006
Acquainted with the Night by Barbara Roden2005
Dark Matter: Reading the Bones by Sheree R. Thomas2005
Strange Tales, Volume I by Rosalie Parker2004
The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest by Ellen Datlow2003
Leviathan Three by Jeff VanderMeer2003
The Museum of Horrors by Dennis Etchison2002
Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction From the African Diaspora by Sheree R. Thomas2001
Silver Birch, Blood Moon by Ellen Datlow2000
Dreaming Down-Under by Jack Dann1999
Bending the Landscape: Fantasy by Nicola Griffith1998
Starlight 1 by Patrick Nielsen Hayden1997
The Penguin Book of Modern Fantasy by Women by A. Susan Williams1996
Little Deaths by Ellen Datlow1995
Full Spectrum 4 by Lou Aronica1994
Metahorror by Dennis Etchison1993
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow1992
Best New Horror by Stephen Jones1991
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Second Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow1990
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: First Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow1989
The Architecture of Fear by Kathryn Cramer1988

Nominee 177

WorkYear
Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction by Sheree Renee Thomas2023
Screams From the Dark: 29 Tales of Monsters and the Monstrous by Ellen Datlow2023
Other Terrors: An Inclusive Anthology by Vince A. Liaguno2023
Dark Stars: New Tales of Darkest Horror by John F. D. Taff2023
Trouble the Waters: Tales from the Deep Blue by Sheree Renée Thomas2023
The Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction (2021): Volume One by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki2022
When Things Get Dark: Stories inspired by Shirley Jackson by Ellen Datlow2022
Professor Charlatan Bardot's Travel Anthology to the Most (Fictional) Haunted Buildings in the Weird, Wild World by Eric J. Guignard2022
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume Two by Paula Guran2022
Speculative Fiction for Dreamers: A Latinx Anthology by Alex Hernandez2022
The Big Book of Modern Fantasy by Ann VanderMeer2021
Edited By by Ellen Datlow2021
The Valancourt Book of World Horror Stories, volume 1 by James D. Jenkins2021
Shadows & Tall Trees 8 by Michael Kelly2021
The Book of Dragons: An Anthology by Jonathan Strahan2021
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Nisi Shawl2020
Echoes: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories by Ellen Datlow2020
The Outcast Hours by Mahvesh Murad2020
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy by Ann VanderMeer2020
The Mythic Dream by Navah Wolfe2020
Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction by Irene Gallo2019
The New Voices of Fantasy by Peter S. Beagle2018
Dreaming in the Dark by Jack Dann2017
Clockwork Phoenix 5 by Mike Allen2017
Children of Lovecraft by Ellen Datlow2017
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016 by Karen Joy Fowler2017
The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales by Dominik Parisien2017
Cthulhu's Daughters: Stories of Lovecraftian Horror by Silvia Moreno-Garcia2016
The Doll Collection by Ellen Datlow2016
Black Wings of Cthulhu 4 by S. T. Joshi2016
Cassilda's Song by Joseph S. Pulver2016
Aickman's Heirs by Simon Strantzas2016
Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales by Kelly Link2015
Fearful Symmetries by Ellen Datlow2015
Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History by Rose Fox2015
Rogues by George R. R. Martin2015
Dangerous Women by George R. R. Martin2014
xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths by Kate Bernheimer2014
Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy by Ellen Datlow2014
Flotsam Fantasique The Souvenir Book of World Fantasy Convention 2013 by Stephen Jones2014
The End of the Road: An Anthology of Original Fiction by Jonathan Oliver2014
Fearsome Journeys by Jonathan Strahan2014
Exotic Gothic 4 by Terry Dowling2013
Epic: Legends of Fantasy by John Joseph Adams2013
Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo (ed.)2013
Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane by Audrey Niffenegger2013
Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron by Jonathan Strahan2013
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories by Ann VanderMeer2012
Blood and Other Cravings by Ellen Datlow2012
A Book of Horrors by Stephen Jones2012
The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images, and Stories from Top Authors and Artists by Ann VanderMeer2012
Gutshot by Conrad Williams2012
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales by Kate Bernheimer2011
The Way of the Wizard by John Joseph Adams2011
Haunted Legends by Ellen Datlow2011
Stories: All-New Tales by Neil Gaiman2011
Black Wings of Cthulhu: Tales of Lovecraftian Horror by S. T. Joshi2011
Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery by Jonathan Strahan2011
American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps by Peter Straub2010
American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from the 1940s to Now by Peter Straub2010
Poe: 19 New Tales Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe by Ellen Datlow2010
Songs of the Dying Earth by George R. R. Martin2010
Exotic Gothic 3 Strange Visitations by Danel Olson2010
Eclipse 3: New Science Fiction and Fantasy by Jonathan Strahan2010
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction: Sixtieth Anniversary Anthology by Gordon Van Gelder2010
Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy by Ekaterina Sedia2009
The Living Dead by John Joseph Adams2009
The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Sixteen Original Works by Speculative Fiction's Finest Voices by Ellen Datlow2009
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2008: 21st Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow2009
Steampunk by Ann VanderMeer2009
Inferno by Ellen Datlow2008
Five Strokes to Midnight by Gary A. Braunbeck2008
Wizards: Magical Tales From the Masters of Modern Fantasy by Jack Dann2008
The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales by Ellen Datlow2008
Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories by John Klima2008
Salon Fantastique: Fifteen Original Tales of Fantasy by Ellen Datlow2007
Cross Plains Universe: Texans Celebrate Robert E. Howard by Scott A. Cupp2007
Twenty Epics by Susan Groppi2007
Retro Pulp Tales by Joe R. Lansdale2007
Firebirds Rising: An Original Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy by Sharyn November2007
The Fair Folk by Marvin Kaye2006
Weird Shadows Over Innsmouth by Stephen Jones2006
Polyphony 5 by Deborah Layne2006
Adventure (v. 1) by Chris Roberson2006
Nova Scotia: New Scottish Speculative Fiction by Andrew J. Wilson2006
Acquainted with the Night by Barbara Roden2005
Dark Matter: Reading the Bones by Sheree R. Thomas2005
The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm by Ellen Datlow2005
Polyphony 4 by Deborah Layne2005
The First Heroes: New Tales of the Bronze Age by Harry Turtledove2005
Strange Tales, Volume I by Rosalie Parker2004
Gathering the Bones by Jack Dann2004
The Dark by Ellen Datlow2004
Trampoline: An Anthology by Kelly Link2004
The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric and Discredited Diseases by Mark Roberts2004
The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest by Ellen Datlow2003
Leviathan Three by Jeff VanderMeer2003
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow2003
Conjunctions: 39, The New Wave Fabulists by Peter Straub2003
The American Fantasy Tradition by Brian M. Thomsen2003
The Museum of Horrors by Dennis Etchison2002
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 by Stephen Jones2002
The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women by Stephen Jones2002
Stigmata: An Anthology of Writing and Art by Jerad Walters2002
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourteenth Annual Collection by Terri Windling2002
Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction From the African Diaspora by Sheree R. Thomas2001
Vanishing Acts: A Science Fiction Anthology by Ellen Datlow2001
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Thirteenth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow2001
Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction by Nalo Hopkinson2001
Dark Terrors 5: The Gollancz Book of Horror by Stephen Jones2001
Shadows and Silence by Barbara Roden2001
Silver Birch, Blood Moon by Ellen Datlow2000
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Twelfth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow2000
Northern Frights 5 by Don Hutchison2000
Dark Detectives: An Anthology of Supernatural Mysteries by Stephen Jones2000
999: New Stories of Horror and Suspense by Al Sarrantonio2000
Dreaming Down-Under by Jack Dann1999
The Best of Crank! by Bryan Cholfin1999
Dark Terrors 4 by Stephen Jones1999
Starlight 2 by Patrick Nielsen Hayden1999
Legends I: New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy by Robert Silverberg1999
Bending the Landscape: Fantasy by Nicola Griffith1998
Modern Classics of Fantasy by Gardner R. Dozois1998
Northern Frights 4 by Don Hutchison1998
Dark Terrors 3 by Stephen Jones1998
Revelations by Douglas E. Winter1998
Starlight 1 by Patrick Nielsen Hayden1997
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Ninth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow1997
Dark Terrors 2 by Stephen Jones1997
The Shimmering Door by Katharine Kerr1997
The Penguin Book of Modern Fantasy by Women by A. Susan Williams1996
Dark Love by Nancy A. Collins1996
Dark Terrors by Stephen Jones1996
She's Fantastical: The First Anthology of Australian Women's Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism and Fantasy by Lucy Sussex1996
High Fantastic: Colorado's Fantasy, Dark Fantasy and Science Fiction by Steve Rasnic Tem1996
Little Deaths by Ellen Datlow1995
Love in Vein: Twenty Original Tales of Vampiric Erotica by Poppy Z. Brite1995
Black Thorn, White Rose by Ellen Datlow1995
Shadows Over Innsmouth by Stephen Jones1995
Full Spectrum 4 by Lou Aronica1994
Snow White, Blood Red by Ellen Datlow1994
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow1994
Christmas Forever by David G. Hartwell1994
Sinistre: An Anthology of Rituals by George Hatch (Editor)1994
The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales by Alison Lurie1994
Metahorror by Dennis Etchison1993
Narrow Houses: Tales of Superstition, Suspense, and Fear by Peter Crowther1993
Grails: Quests, Visitations and Other Occurrences by Richard Gilliam1993
Freak Show by F. Paul Wilson1993
Northern Frights1993
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow1992
A Whisper of Blood by Ellen Datlow1992
Final Shadows by Charles L. Grant1992
After the King by Martin H. Greenberg1992
Famous Fantastic Mysteries by Martin H. Greenberg1992
When the Music's Over by Lewis Shiner1992
Best New Horror by Stephen Jones1991
Walls of Fear by Kathryn Cramer1991
Alien Sex: 19 Tales by the Masters of Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy by Ellen Datlow1991
Borderlands 1 by Thomas F. Monteleone1991
Dark Voices 2 by David Sutton1991
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Third Annual Collection by Terri Windling1991
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Second Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow1990
Blood Is Not Enough: 17 Stories of Vampirism by Ellen Datlow1990
Razored Saddles by Joe R. Lansdale1990
Book of the Dead by John Skipp1990
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: First Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow1989
Night visions 6: All Original Stories by Paul J. Mikol1989
Silver Scream by David J. Schow1989
Prime Evil: New Stories by the Masters of Modern Horror by Douglas E. Winter1989
The Architecture of Fear by Kathryn Cramer1988
In the Field of Fire by Jeanne Van Buren Dann1988
Other Edens by Christopher Evans1988
The Dark Descent by David G. Hartwell1988
Night Visions 4: Hardshell by Paul J. Mikol1988
The Year's Best Horror Stories: XV by Karl Edward Wagner1988
Masques II: All-New Stories of Horror and the Supernatural by J. N. Williamson1988

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