David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy

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The David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy, established in memory of David Gemmell, were awarded from 2009 to 2018.[1] In 2009, only the Legend Award for best fantasy novel was awarded. Beginning in 2010 the Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer and the Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art were added. The award was closed in 2019.[2]

The awards were for fantasy novels in the traditional, heroic, epic or high genres, or in the spirit of Gemmell's own work.[3]

Winners and nominations

2009

The 2009 award (best novel only) was presented in June 2009.[4][5]

2010

The 2010 awards were presented in June 2010.[6]

2011

The 2011 awards were presented in June 2011.[7]

2012

The 2012 awards were presented in June 2012.[8]

2013

The 2013 awards were presented in October 2013.[9]

2014

The 2014 awards were presented in June 2014.[10]

2015

The 2015 awards were presented in August 2015.[11]

2016

The 2016 awards were presented in September 2016.[12]

2017

The 2017 awards were presented in July 2017.[13][14]

2018

The 2018 David Gemmell Awards winners were announced at a ceremony July 14, 2018 at Edge-Lit 7 in Derby, UK:

  • Best Novel: Robin Hobb for Assassin's Fate
    • Nominated: Miles Cameron for Fall of Dragons
    • Nominated: Mark Lawrence for Red Sister
    • Nominated: Steve McHugh for Scorched Shadows
    • Nominated: Brandon Sanderson for Oathbringer
  • Best newcomer: Nicholas Eames for Kings of the Wyld
    • Nominated: RJ Barker for Age of Assassins
    • Nominated: Melissa Caruso for The Tethered Mage
    • Nominated: Ed McDonald for Blackwing
    • Nominated: Anna Smith Spark for The Court of Broken Knives
  • Cover art: Richard Anderson for Kings of the Wyld' by Nicholas Eames

References

  1. ^ "Gemmell, David A". Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Gemmell Awards Closes". Locus Online. 2019-03-29. Retrieved 2019-03-31.
  3. ^ "Criteria". DGLA website. Archived from the original on 30 June 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
  4. ^ Flood, Alison (19 June 2009). "Gemmell prize for fantasy goes to Polish novel, Blood of Elves". The Guardian. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
  5. ^ Whitehead, Adam. "The Gemmell Awards 2009". The Wertzone. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
  6. ^ "And the 2010 winners are..." David Gemmell Discussion. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
  7. ^ "Gemmell Legend Award Winners 2011". sffworld. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
  8. ^ "David Gemmell Legend Award Winners 2012 Announced". DLGA blog. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
  9. ^ "Gemmell Awards for Fantasy - the 2013 winners!". DLGA blog. Archived from the original on 6 November 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  10. ^ "Gemmell Awards for Fantasy - the 2014 winners!". DLGA blog. Archived from the original on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  11. ^ "Gemmell Awards for Fantasy - the 2015 winners!". Archived from the original on 2014-05-28. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  12. ^ "Gemmell Awards for Fantasy - the 2016 winners!". Archived from the original on 2014-05-28. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  13. ^ "2017's AWARD WINNERS". DGLA. July 15, 2017. Archived from the original on July 28, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  14. ^ Everest, Mark (April 29, 2017). "The Gemmell Awards for Fantasy: Shortlist 2017". Fantasy Faction. Archived from the original on July 28, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.

External links

  • The David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy
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