2004 World Fantasy Award Nominations

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The winners were announced at the World Fantasy Convention in Tempe, AZ.

Best Novel

The Etched City by K. J. Bishop (Prime)

Fudoki Kij Johnson (Tor)

The Light Ages Ian R. MacLeod (Ace)

Veniss Undergound Jeff VanderMeer (Prime)

Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton (Tor)

Best Novella

"Exorcising Angels" by Simon Clark & Tim Lebbon (Exorcising Angels, Earthling)

"The Empire of Ice Cream" by Jeffrey ford (Scifiction, 2/26/03)

"A Crowd of Bone" by Greer Gilman (Trampoline: an anthology, Small Beer)

"Dancing Men" by Glen Hirshberg (The Dark, Tor)

"The Hortlak" by Kelly Link (The Dark, Tor)

Best Short Fiction

"Circle of Cats" by Charles de Lint (Viking)

Maureen F. McHugh "Ancestor Money" (Scifiction, 10/1/03)

Alex Irvine "Gus Dreams of Biting the Mailman" (Trampoline, Small Beer)

Chris Roberson "O One" (Live Without a Net, Roc)

Bruce Holland Rogers "Don Ysidro" (Polyphony 3, Wheatland)

Best Anthology

Gathering The Bones by Jack Dann, Ramsey Campbell & Dennis Etchison, eds. (Voyager Australia, Voyager UK, Tor US)

The Dark: New Ghost Stories by Ellen Datlow, ed. (Tor)

Trampoline: an anthology by Kelly Link, ed. (Small Beer)

Strange Tales by Rosalie Parker, ed. (Tartarus Press)

The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases by Jeff VanderMeer & Mark Roberts, eds. (Night Shade)

Best Collection

Ghosts of Yesterday by Jack Cady (Night Shade)

Bibliomancy by Elizabeth Hand (PS Publishing)

The Two Sams by Glen Hirshberg (Carroll & Graf)

GRRM: A RRetrospective by George R. R. Martin (Subterranean)

More Tomorrows & Other Stories by Michael Marshall Smith (Earthling)

Best Artist


Donato Giancola

John Jude Palencar

John Picacio

Jason Van Hollander

Special Award Professional

Peter Crowther for PS Publishing

John Howe/Alan Lee for Artwork in The Lord of the Rings

Kelly Link/Gavin Grant for Small Beer Press

Sharyn November for Firebird Books

David Pringle for Interzone/service to the field

Sean Wallace for Prime Books

Special Award Non-Professional

Deborah Layne/Jay Lake for Wheatland Press

Paul Miller for Earthling Publications

Ray Russell/Rosalie Parker for Tartarus Press

Dave Truesdale for Tangent Online

Rodger Turner, Neil Walsh and Wayne MacLaurin for SFSite.com

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