2013 Mythopoeic Award Finalists

The Mythopoeic Society has announced the 2013 Mythopoeic Award finalists. Winners will be announced at Mythcon 44, July 12-15, 2013, in East Lansing MI.

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature:

  • The Weirdstone trilogy: The Weirdstone of Brisingamen (Collins), The Moon of Gomrath (Collins), and Boneland (Fourth Estate), Alan Garner
  • The Drowning Girl, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc)
  • Death and Resurrection, R.A. MacAvoy (Prime)
  • Hide Me Among the Graves, Tim Powers (Morrow)
  • Digger, volumes 1-6, Ursula Vernon (Sofawolf)

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature:

  • Giants Beware!, Jorge Aguirre & Rafael Rosado (First Second)
  • Vessel, Sarah Beth Durst (Margaret K. McElderry)
  • The Princess Curse, Merrie Haskell (HarperCollins)
  • The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom, Christopher Healy (Walden Pond)
  • The Spy Princess, Sherwood Smith (Viking Juvenile)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies:

  • C.S. Lewis and the Middle Ages, Robert Boenig (Kent State University Press, 2012)
  • C.S. Lewis, Poetry, and the Great War 1914-1918, John Bremer (Lexington Books, 2012)
  • Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays, Jason Fisher, ed. (McFarland, 2011)
  •  Green Suns and Faërie: Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien, Verlyn Flieger (Kent State University Press, 2012)
  • Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, Corey Olsen (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies:

  • Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths, Nancy Marie Brown (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
  • Fairy Tale Queens: Representations of Early Modern Queenship, Jo Eldridge Carney (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
  • The Christian Goddess: Archetype and Theology in the Fantasies of George MacDonald, Bonnie Gaarden (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2011)
  • As If: Modern Enchantment and the Literary Prehistory of Virtual Reality, Michael Saler (Oxford University Press, 2012)
  • Critical Discourses of the Fantastic, 1712-1831, David Sandner (Ashgate, 2011)