Saiu os nomes dos finalistas do World Fantasy 2013

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World Fantasy Award é a principal premiação da ficção especulativa e, devido sua magnitude, demonstra para nós quem são aqueles que podem reinar no mundo da Literatura Fantástica. Uma coisa é certa, todos que são premiados no World Fantasy Convention tornam-se sucesso no meio literário. Para se Ter uma idéia entre os vencedores estão Neil Gaiman e George R.R. Martin. Portanto, mantenham seus olhos fixos nos indicados e estejam atentos para a premiação que ocorrerá dia 03 de novembro. Segundo o Tor.com os juízes Holly Black, Tom Clegg, Marc Laidlaw, Stephen Leis, e Stephanie Smith esse ano fizeram as seguintes indicações:

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Romance

  • The Killing Moon, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  • Some Kind of Fairy Tale, Graham Joyce (Gollancz; Doubleday)
  • The Drowning Girl, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc)
  • Crandolin, Anna Tambour (Chômu)
  • Alif the Unseen, G. Willow Wilson (Grove; Corvus)

Novela

  • “Hand of Glory,” Laird Barron (The Book of Cthulhu II)
  • “Let Maps to Others,” K.J. Parker (Subterranean Summer ’12)
  • The Emperor’s Soul, Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon)
  • “The Skull,” Lucius Shepard (The Dragon Griaule)
  • “Sky,” Kaaron Warren (Through Splintered Walls)

Conto

  • “The Telling,” Gregory Norman Bossert (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 11/29/12)
  • “A Natural History of Autumn,” Jeffrey Ford (F&SF 7-8/12)
  • “The Castle That Jack Built,” Emily Gilman (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 1/26/12)
  • “Breaking the Frame,” Kat Howard (Lightspeed 8/12)
  • Swift, Brutal Retaliation,” Meghan McCarron (Tor.com 1/4/12) 

Antologia

  • Epic: Legends of Fantasy, John Joseph Adams, ed. (Tachyon)
  • Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic, Eduardo Jiménez Mayo & Chris N. Brown, eds. (Small Beer)
  • Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane, Jonathan Oliver, ed. (Solaris)
  • Postscripts #28/#29: Exotic Gothic 4, Danel Olson, ed. (PS Publishing)
  • Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (Random House)

Collection (engloba as séries)

  • At the Mouth of the River of Bees, Kij Johnson (Small Beer)
  • Where Furnaces Burn, Joel Lane (PS Publishing)
  • The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories Volume One: Where on Earth and Volume Two: Outer Space, Inner Lands, Ursula K. Le Guin (Small Beer)
  • Remember Why You Fear Me, Robert Shearman (ChiZine)
  • Jagannath, Karin Tidbeck (Cheeky Frawg)

Ilustrador

  • Vincent Chong
  • Didier Graffet and Dave Senior
  • Kathleen Jennings
  • J.K. Potter
  • Chris Roberts

Special Award – Profissional

  • Peter Crowther & Nicky Crowther for PS Publishing
  • Lucia Graves for the translation of The Prisoner of Heaven (Weidenfeld & Nicholson; Harper) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  • Adam Mills, Ann VanderMeer, & Jeff VanderMeer for the Weird Fiction Review website
  • Brett Alexander Savory & Sandra Kasturi for ChiZine Publications
  • William K. Schafer for Subterranean Press

Special Award—Não profissional

  • Scott H. Andrews for Beneath Ceaseless Skies
  • L. Timmel Duchamp for Aqueduct Press
  • S.T. Joshi for Unutterable Horror: A History of Supernatural Fiction, Volumes 1 & 2 (PS Publishing)
  • Charles A. Tan for Bibliophile Stalker blog
  • Jerad Walters for Centipede Press
  • Joseph Wrzos for Hannes Bok: A Life in Illustration (Centipede Press)

Susan Cooper e Tanith Lee foram indicados para o prêmio The Life Time Achievement Award

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