World Fantasy 2019 Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 World Fantasy Awards!

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Hayao Miyazaki, Jack Zipes

NOVEL: Witchmark by C. L. Polk (

NOVELLA: “The Privilege of the Happy Ending” by Kij Johnson (Clarkesworld, Aug. 2018)

SHORT FICTION (tie): “Ten Deals with the Indigo Snake” by Mel Kassel (Lightspeed, October 2018); and “Like a River Loves the Sky” by Emma Törzs (Uncanny Magazine, March-April 2018)

ANTHOLOGY: Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Short Fiction, edited by Irene Gallo (

COLLECTION: The Tangled Lands, by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell (Saga Press/Head of Zeus UK)

ARTIST: Rovina Cai

SPECIAL AWARD – PROFESSIONAL: Huw Lewis-Jones for The Writer’s Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands (University of Chicago Press)

SPECIAL AWARD – NON-PROFESSIONAL: Scott H. Andrews, for Beneath Ceaseless Skies: Literary Adventure Fantasy