World Fantasy Awards Winners 2014

The World Fantasy Awards winners for works published in 2013 were announced at a ceremony held on November 9, 2014. The awards were presented in Washington DC during the World Fantasy Convention, November 6-9, 2014.

The World Fantasy Award winners are:

Life Achievement:

  • Ellen Datlow
  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro



  • “Wakulla Springs”, Andy Duncan & Ellen Klages ( 10/2/13)
  • Black Helicopters, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Subterranean)
  • “The Sun and I”, K.J. Parker (Subterranean Summer ’13)
  • “Burning Girls”, Veronica Schanoes ( 6/19/13)
  • Six-Gun Snow White, Catherynne M. Valente (Subterranean)

Short Fiction:

  • “The Prayer of Ninety Cats”, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Subterranean Spring ’13)
  • “The Ink Readers of Doi Saket”, Thomas Olde Heuvelt ( 4/24/13)
  • “Effigy Nights”, Yoon Ha Lee (Clarkesworld 1/13)
  • “Selkie Stories Are for Losers”, Sofia Samatar (Strange Horizons 1/7/13)
  • “If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love”, Rachel Swirsky (Apex 3/13)


  • Dangerous Women, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds. (Tor; Voyager)


  • The Ape’s Wife and Other Stories, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Subterranean)


  • Charles Vess
  • Galen Dara
  • Zelda Devon
  • Julie Dillon
  • John Picacio

Special Award – Professional: (tie)

  • Irene Gallo, for art direction of
  • William K. Schafer, for Subterranean Press

Special Award – Nonprofessional:

  • Kate Baker, Neil Clarke, & Sean Wallace, for Clarkesworld
  • Scott H. Andrews, for Beneath Ceaseless Skies
  • Marc Aplin, for Fantasy-Faction
  • Leslie Howle, for Clarion West administration
  • Mieneke van der Salm, for A Fantastical Librarian