2005 World Fantasy Award Nominations

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The winners were announced at the World Fantasy Convention in Madison, Wisconsin.

Best Novel

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury)

The Runes Of the Earth by Stephen R. Donaldson (Putnam; Gollancz)

Iron Council by China Miéville (Del Rey)

Perfect Circle by Sean Stewart (Small Beer Press)

The Wizard Knight by Gene Wolfe (Tor)

Best Novella

Tainaron: Mail from Another City by Leena Krohn (Prime Books)

"Soho Golem" by Kim Newman (Sci Fiction)

"The Growlimb" by Michael Shea (F&SF, 1/2004)

My Death by Lisa Tuttle (PS Publishing)

"Golden City Far" by Gene Wolfe (Flights: Extreme Visions of Fantasy, Roc)

Best Short Fiction

"The Wings of Meister Wilhelm" by Theodora Goss (Polyphony 4, Wheatland Press)

"Singing My Sister Down" by Margo Lanagan (Black Juice, Allen & Unwin Australia)

"The Faery Handbag" by Kelly Link (The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm, Viking)

"Reports of Certain Events in London" China Miéville (McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories, Vintage)

"Northwest Passage" by Barbara Roden (Acquainted With The Night, Ash Tree Press)

Best Anthology

The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm ed. Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling (Viking)

Polyphony 4 ed. Deborah Layne & Jay Lake (Wheatland Press)

Acquainted With The Night ed. Barbara & Christopher Roden (Ash Tree Press)

Dark Matter: Reading The Bones ed. Sheree R. Thomas (Warner Aspect)

The First Heroes: New Tales of the Bronze Age ed. Harry Turtledove & Noreen Doyle (Tor)

Best Collection

Songs Of Leaving by Peter Crowther (Subterranean Press)

Heat Of Fusion and Other Stories by John M. Ford (Tor)

Stable Strategies And Others by Eileen Gunn (Tachyon Publications)

Black Juice by Margo Lanagan (Allen & Unwin Australia)

Mad Dog Summer and Other Stories by Joe R. Lansdale (Subterranean Press)

Breathmoss and Other Exhalations by Ian R. MacLeod (Golden Gryphon)

Trujillo by Lucius Shepard (PS Publishing)

Best Artist


Kinuko Y. Craft

John Jude Palencar

John Picacio

Charles Vess

Special Award Professional

Gavin Grant & Kelly Link (for Small Beer Press)

S. T. Joshi (for scholarship)

Sharyn November (for editing)

Gordon Van Gelder (for F&SF)

Terri Windling (for editing)

Special Award Non-Professional

Ariel (for thealienonline.net)

Matt Cheney (for mumpsimus.blogspot.com)

Robert Morgan (for Sarob Press)

Barbara & Christopher Roden (for All Hallows magazine)

Michael Walsh (for Old Earth Books)