World Fantasy Awards and Banquet


The banquet will begin at 1:30pm Sunday afternoon and will be followed by the Awards presentations. The menu is: [^]

New England Clam Chowder and Fresh Fruits with Coconut Crème
Mixed Seasonal Greens
Entrée (choice of one):
Prime Rib of Beef with Horseradish Cream Sauce
Broiled Salmon Filet with Dill Hollandaise Sauce
Roasted Double Breast of Chicken with Tomato and Tarragon Concasse
Triple Chocolate Mousse Torte--three layers of fudge cake, filled with chocolate mousse, coated with chocolate ganache

You can order your banquet tickets using the form on this web site. The cost is $42/ticket (this includes tax and gratuity). Banquet tickets are available only to convention members. Please order your banquet ticket by 15 October 1999.

We can arrange for a vegetarian dinner (same price) if you write to us in advance about it.

Publishers (or others) who wish to purchase an entire table (10 settings) should write to us at our mailing address below, "Attn: Publiaison", or send email to

World Fantasy Awards

The nominees for the 1999 World Fantasy Awards (for the best work of 1998) have been announced.

All members of the 1997, 1998, or 1999 World Fantasy Conventions (London, Monterey, and Providence) were eligible to nominate. The judges also added two nominees in each category. [^]


The judges for the 1999 World Fantasy Awards are:

Qualifications: All books must have been published in 1998; magazines must have a 1998 cover date; only living authors and editors are eligible.

Fantasy Types: All fantasy is eligible, from supernatural horror to Tolkienesque to sword & sorcery to the occult to children's and YA books, and beyond.

Categories: Life Achievement; Best Novel; Best Novella (10,001 to 40,000 words); Best Short Story; Best Anthology; Best Collection; Best Artist; Special Award - Professional; Special Award - Non-Professional. Please note that the nominees in the Life Achievement category will not be publicized; only the winner's name will be anounced at the awards banquet.

For more information about the World Fantasy Awards, please visit the Official World Fantasy Convention Web Site.

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