2014 Mythopoeic Awards Winners

The Mythopoeic Society announced the winners of the 2014 Mythopoeic Awards at Mythcon 45, August 10, 2014, at Wheaton College in Norton MA.

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature

  • The Golem and the Jinni, Helene Wecker (Harper)
  • The Ghost Bride, Yangsze Choo (Morrow)
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman (Morrow)
  • Three Parts Dead, Max Gladstone (Tor)
  • Sleepless Knights, Mark H. Williams (Atomic Fez)

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature

  • Doll Bones, Holly Black (McElderry)
  • Ghoulish Song, William Alexander (McElderry)
  • Killer of Enemies, Joseph Bruchac (Tu Books)
  • Conjured, Sara Beth Durst (Walker)
  • Shadows, Robin McKinley (Paulsen)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies

  • Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays, Jason Fisher, ed. (McFarland)
  • There and Back Again: J.R.R. Tolkien and the Origins of the Hobbit, Mark Atherton (I.B. Tauris)
  • C.S. Lewis and the Middle Ages, Robert Boenig (Kent State University Press)
  • C.S. Lewis—A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet, Alister McGrath (Tyndale House)
  • Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, Corey Olsen (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • Tree of Salvation: Yggdrasil and the Cross in the North, G. Ronald Murphy (Oxford University Press)
  • The Book of Legendary Lands, Umberto Eco; Alastair McEwan, trans. (Rizzoli Ex Libris)
  • Dancing the Tao: Le Guin and Moral Development, Sandra J. Lindow (Cambridge Scholars)
  • As If: Modern Enchantment and the Literary Prehistory of Virtual Reality, Michael Saler (Oxford University Press)
  • Critical Discourses of the Fantastic, 1712-1831, David Sandner (Ashgate)