2018 British Fantasy Awards Winners

The British Fantasy Society has announced the winners for the 2018 British Fantasy Awards:

Best Fantasy Novel (the Robert Holdstock Award)

Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award)

Best Novella

Best Short Story

  • WINNER: “Looking for Laika”, Laura Mauro (Interzone 11-12/17)
  • “Four Abstracts”, Nina Allan (New Fears)
  • “The Anniversary”, Ruth EJ Booth (Black Static 11-12/17)
  • “Shepherd’s Business”, Stephen Gallagher (New Fears)
  • “Illumination”, Joanne Hall (Book of Dragons)
  • The Little Gift, Stephen Volk (PS)

Best Collection

Best Anthology

  • WINNER: New Fears, Mark Morris, ed. (Titan)

Best Independent Press

  • WINNER: Unsung Stories
  • Fox Spirit
  • Grimbold
  • Newcon
  • Salt

Best Non-Fiction

Best Magazine / Periodical

  • WINNER: Shoreline of Infinity
  • Black Static
  • Ginger Nuts of Horror
  • Grimdark
  • Interzone

Best Artist

  • WINNER: Jeffrey Alan Love
  • Ben Baldwin
  • Victo Ngai
  • Daniele Sera
  • Sana Takeda
  • Sophie E Tallis

Best Comic / Graphic Novel

Best Audio

  • WINNER: Anansi Boys, Neil Gaiman, adapted by Dirk Maggs
  • Brave New Words Podcast
  • Breaking the Glass Slipper Podcast
  • Ivory Towers, Richard H Brooks
  • PseudoPod Podcast
  • Tea & Jeopardy Podcast

Best Film / Television Production

  • WINNER: Get Out
  • Black Mirror: Series 4
  • The Good Place: Season 1
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Stranger Things: Season 2
  • Twin Peaks: the Return
  • Wonder Woman

Best Newcomer (the Sydney J Bounds Award)

Karl Edward Wagner Award

  • N.K. Jemisin

Winners were chosen by jury, except for the special award (the Karl Edward Wagner Award), which was chosen by the BFS committee. Winners were announced during an awards ceremony at FantasyCon 2018, held October 19-21, 2018 at the Queen Hotel in Chester, England.

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