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18 August 2008

Mythopoeic Awards Winners

Winners of this year's Mythopoeic Awards, for fiction and nonfiction works of fantasy literature, were announced yesterday at Mythcon 39 in New Britain, Connecticut. Details about the categories are described here. Winners and finalists are:

  • Orphan's Tales, Catherynne M. Valente (In the Night Garden; In the Cities of Coin and Spice) (Bantam Spectra)
  • Chronicles of Chaos, John C. Wright (Orphans of Chaos; Fugitives of Chaos; Titans of Chaos) (Tor)
  • In the Forest of Forgetting, Theodora Goss (Prime Books)
  • The New Moon's Arms, Nalo Hopkinson (Warner)
  • Ysabel, Guy Gavriel Kay (Roc)
  • The Harry Potter Series, J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s [Sorcerer’s] Stone; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets; Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) (Bloomsbury)
  • Dusssie, Nancy Springer (Walker)
  • The New Policeman, Kate Thompson (HarperTeen)
  • Skulduggery Pleasant, Derek Landy (HarperCollins)
  • Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale; Valiant: A Modern Tale of Faerie; Ironside: A Modern Faery’s Tale, Holly Black (Simon & Schuster)
  • The Company They Keep: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as Writers in Community, Diana Pavlac Glyer, appendix by David Bratman (Kent State University Press)
  • The History of the Hobbit, John D. Rateliff (Part One, Mr Baggins; Part Two, Return to Bag-End) (HarperCollins)
  • Interrupted Music: The Making of Tolkien's Mythology, Verlyn Flieger (Kent State University Press)
  • Perilous Realms: Celtic and Norse in Tolkien's Middle-earth, Marjorie Burns (University of Toronto Press)
  • The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary, Peter Gilliver, Jeremy Marshall Marshall & Edmund Weiner (Oxford University Press)
  • The Shadow-Walkers: Jacob Grimm’s Mythology of the Monstrous, T. A. Shippey, ed. (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies)
  • Four British Fantasists: Place and Culture in the Children’s Fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper, Charles Butler (Scarecrow Press)
  • From Asgard to Valhalla: The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths, Heather O'Donoghue (I.B. Taurus)
  • The Lure of the Vampire: Gender, Fiction and Fandom from Bram Stoker to Buffy, Milly Williamson (Wallflower)
  • Oz in Perspective: The Magic and Myth of the L. Frank Baum Books, Richard Carl Tuerk (McFarland)
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