All registered members of the 41st World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs plus the members of the convention in Washington and in Brighton are eligible to vote before the deadline. All nominated material must have been published in 2014 or have a 2014 cover date. Only living persons may be nominated. When listing stories or other material that may not be familiar to all the judges, please include pertinent information such as author, editor, publisher, magazine name and date, etc.
You may nominate up to five items in each category, in no particular order. You don’t have to nominate items in every category but you must nominate in more than one. The items are not point-rated. The two items receiving the most nominations (except for those ineligible) will be placed on the final ballot. The remainder are added by the judges.
The 2015 World Fantasy Awards judges are:
Gemma Files • Nina Kiriki Hoffman • Bénédicte Lombardo • Bruce McAllister • Robert Shearman
The awards will be presented at the World Fantasy Convention Banquet on the Sunday afternoon.
The voting closed after May 31, 2015.
World Fantasy Awards Categories
There are nine award categories:
• LIFE ACHIEVEMENT
• NOVELLA – 10,000 to 40,000 words
• SHORT FICTION – under 10,000 words
• ANTHOLOGY – multiple authors – original or reprint – single or multiple editors
• COLLECTION – single author – original or reprint – single or multiple editors
• SPECIAL AWARD – PROFESSIONAL
• SPECIAL AWARD – NON-PROFESSIONAL