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Final Ballot covering the 1998 Award Year

The winners were announced at the November 1999 World Fantasy Conventionin Providence, RI.

Best Novel

The Antelope Wife by Louise Erdrich (HarperFlamingo)

The Martyring by Thomas Sullivan (Forge)

Mockingbird by Sean Stewart (Ace)

Sailing to Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight (UK), Viking (Canada), HarperPrism (US)

Someplace to Be Flying by Charles de Lint (Tor)

Best Novella

"Cold" by A. S. Byatt (Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice Random House, Chatto & Windus)

"Dragonfly" by Ursula K. Le Guin (Legends, Robert Silverberg, ed., Tor, Voyager)

"The Hedge Knight" by George R.R. Martin (Legends, Robert Silverberg, ed., Tor, Voyager)

"Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff" by Peter Straub (Murder for Revenge, Otto Penzler, ed., Delacorte)

"The Summer Isles" by Ian R. MacLeod (Asimov's, Nov 1998)

Best Short Fiction

"The Death of the Duke" by Ellen Kushner (Starlight 2, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, ed., Tor)

"Every Angel is Terrifying" by John Kessel (F&SF, Oct/Nov 1998)

"Shoggoth's Old Peculiar" by Neil Gaiman (Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions by Neil Gaiman, Avon Books)

"The Specialist's Hat" by Kelly Link (Event Horizon Nov 15, 1998)

"Travels with the Snow Queen" by Kelly Link (Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Volume 1, Number 1 1997/1998; Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Twelfth Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, eds.)

Best Anthology

The Best of Crank! Bryan Cholfin, ed. (Tor)

Dark Terrors 4 Stephen Jones & David Sutton, eds. (Gollancz)

Dreaming Down-Under Jack Dann & Janeen Webb, eds. (HarperCollins Australia/Voyager)

Legends Robert Silverberg, ed. (Tor, Voyager)

Starlight 2 Patrick Nielsen Hayden, ed. (Tor)

Best Collection

Black Glass by Karen Joy Fowler (Henry Holt)

The Cleft and Other Odd Tales by Gahan Wilson (Tor)

Last Summer at Mars Hill by Elizabeth Hand (HarperPrism)

Manitou Man: The Worlds of Graham Masterton (British Fantasy Society)

The Night We Buried Road Dog by Jack Cady (DreamHaven Books)

Best Artist

Jim Burns

Tom Canty

Alan Clark

Bob Eggleton

Charles Vess

Special Award Professional

Les Daniels for Superman: The Complete History

Jo Fletcher for editing

David Pringle for Interzone

Robert Silverberg & Grania Davis for editing The Avram Davidson Treasury

Jim Turner for Golden Gryphon Press

Special Award Non-Professional

Richard Chizmar for Cemetery Dance Publications

David Marshall for Pumpkin Books

Stephen Pasechnick for Edgewood Press

Jacob Weisman for Tachyon Publications

Nominees are not pre-announced in the Life Achievement category.