2022 World Fantasy Awards Winners

The World Fantasy Awards winners for works published in 2021 has been announced during the 2022 World Fantasy Convention, held November 3-6, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, in Louisiana.

The Life Achievement Awards, presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the fantasy field, went to Samuel R. Delany and Terri Windling.

The World Fantasy Awards winners are:

Best Novel

Best Novella

Best Short Fiction

  • WINNER: “(emet)”, Lauren Ring (F&SF 7-8/21)
  • “The Failing Name”, Eugen Bacon & Seb Doubinsky
    (Fantasy 8/21)
  • “The Demon Sage’s Daughter”, Varsha Dinesh
    (Strange Horizons 2/8/218)
  • “If the Martians Have Magic”, P. Djèlí Clark (Uncanny 9-10/21)
  • “#Spring Love, #Pichal Pairi”, Usman T. Malik (Tor.com 3/3/21)
  • “Where Oaken Hearts Do Gather”, Sarah Pinsker (Uncanny 3-4/21)

Best Anthology

  • WINNER: The Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction (2021), Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, ed. (Jembefola)

Best Collection

Best Artist

  • WINNER: Tran Nguyen
  • Brom
  • Odera Igbokwe
  • Aleksandra Skiba
  • Charles Vess

Special Award – Professional

  • Charlie Jane Anders, for Never Say You Can’t Survive (Tordotcom)
  • Cam Collins & Steve Shell, for Old Gods of Appalachia (podcast)
  • Irene Gallo, for Tor.com
  • William K. Schafer, for Subterranean Press
  • Sheree Renée Thomas, for editing F&SF

Special Award – Non-Professional

  • WINNER: Tonia Ransom, for Nightlight: A Horror Fiction Podcast
  • Gautam Bhatia & Vanessa Rose Phin, for Strange Horizons
  • Maria J. Pérez Cuervo, for Hellebore
  • Michael Kelly, for Undertow Publications
  • Arley Sorg & Christie Yant, for Fantasy
  • Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, for Uncanny

This year’s judges are C.S.E. Cooney, Julie Crisp, C.C. Finlay, Richard Kadrey, and Misha Stone. For more information, see the WFC website.

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyWhile you are here, please take a moment to support Locus with a one-time or recurring donation. We rely on reader donations to keep the magazine and site going, and would like to keep the site paywall free, but WE NEED YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT to continue quality coverage of the science fiction and fantasy field.

©Locus Magazine. Copyrighted material may not be republished without permission of LSFF.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *