2002 World Fantasy Award Nominations

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The winners were announced at the World Fantasy Convention in Minneapolis.

Best Novel

From the Dust Returned by Ray Bradbury (Morrow)

The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold (Eos)

The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll (Tor)

The Onion Girl by Charles de Lint (Tor)

The Other Wind by Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt)

American Gods by Neil Gaiman (Morrow)

Brown Harvest by Jay Russell (Four Walls Eight Windows)

Best Novella

"Karuna, Inc.," by Paul Di Filippo (Strange Trades, Golden Gryphon)

"Cleopatra Brimstone," by Elizabeth Hand (Redshift, Al Sarrantonio, ed., Roc)

"Struwwelpeter," by Glen Hirshberg (Sci Fiction 11.28.01)

"Eternity and Afterward," by Lucius Shepard (F&SF Mar 2001)

"The Bird Catcher," by S.P. Somtow (The Museum of Horrors, Dennis Etchison, ed., Leisure)

"The Finder," by Ursula K. Le Guin (Tales from Earthsea, Harcourt)

Best Short Fiction

"His Own Back Yard," by James P. Blaylock (Sci Fiction 07.11.01)

"Queen for a Day," by Albert E. Cowdrey (F&SF Oct/Nov 2001)

"The Honeyed Knot," by Jeffrey Ford (F&SF May 2001)

"Something to Hitch Meat To," by Nalo Hopkinson (Skin Folk, Warner Aspect)

"Legerdemain," by Jack O'Connell (F&SF Oct/Nov 2001)

Best Anthology

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourteenth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow & Terry Windling, eds. (St. Martin's)

The Museum of Horrors by Dennis Etchison, ed. (Leisure)

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror: Volume Twelve by Stephen Jones, ed. (Robinson; Carrol & Graf)

The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women by Stephen Jones, ed. (Robinson; Carrol & Graf)

Stigmata by Jerad Walters, ed. (Cocytus Press)

Best Collection

The Essential Ellison: A 50-Year Retrospective: Revised and Expanded, Harlan Ellison by Terry Dowling with Richard Delap & Gil Lamont, eds. (Morpheus)

Talking in the Dark by Dennis Etchison (Stealth Press)

Skin Folk by Nalo Hopkinson (Warner Aspect)

Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link (Small Beer Press)

Dark Universe: Stories 1951-2001 by William F. Nolan (Stealth Press)

Best Artist

Donato Giancola

Allen Koszowski

John Jude Palencar

Douglas Walters

Gahan Wilson

Special Award Professional

Randy Broecker (for Fantasy of the 20th Century: An Illustrated History)

Ellen Datlow (for editing)

Jo Fletcher (for editing the Fantasy Masterworks series, Gollancz)

Stephen Jones (for editing)

Douglas E. Winter (for Clive Barker: The Dark Fantastic)

Special Award Non-Professional

Peter Crowther (for PS Publishing)

Paula Guran (for Horror Garage)

Raymond Russell & Rosalie Parker (for Tartarus Press)

Jerad Walters (for Cocytus Press)

Michael Waltz, et al. (for Sidecar Preservation Society)

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