British Fantasy Awards shortlist announced

UKSFBookNews has the shortlist for the British Fantasy Society awards. Its odd seeing the awesome Nova Swing on the list but if I were a betting guy, I’d go for one of the horror titles to win.
Novel: The August Derleth Award

  • Chaz Brenchley, BRIDGE OF DREAMS, Ace Books
  • Mike Carey, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW, Orbit Books
  • Mark Chadbourn, JACK OF RAVENS: KINGDOM OF THE SERPENT BOOK 1, Gollancz
  • M. John Harrison, NOVA SWING, Gollancz
  • Tim Lebbon, DUSK, Spectra
  • Scott Lynch, THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA, Gollancz
  • Sarah Pinborough, BREEDING GROUND, Leisure Books
  • Mark Samuels, THE FACE OF TWILIGHT, PS Publishing
  • Conrad Williams, THE UNBLEMISHED, Earthling Publications

Novella

  • Eric Brown, THE MEMORY OF JOY, Choices, Pendragon Press
  • Simon Clark, SHE LOVES MONSTERS, Necessary Evil Press
  • Paul Finch, KID, Choices, Pendragon Press
  • Ian McDonald, THE DJINN’S WIFE, Asimov’s Science Fiction, July 2006
  • Gary McMahon, ROUGH CUT, Rough Cut, Pendragon Press

Short Fiction

  • Marion Arnott, THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY, Extended Play: The Elastic Book of Music, Elastic Press
  • Mark Chadbourn, WHISPER LANE, BFS: A Celebration, British Fantasy Society
  • Steve Lockley & Paul Lewis, PUCA MUC, Shrouded By Darkness, Telos Publishing
  • Sarah Singleton, THE DISAPPEARED, Time Pieces, NewCon Press
  • Stephen Volk, 31/10, Dark Corners, Gray Friar Press
  • Conrad Williams, THE VETERAN, Postscripts #6, PS Publishing

Collection

  • Neil Gaiman, FRAGILE THINGS, Headline
  • Joel Lane, THE LOST DISTRICT AND OTHER STORIES, Night Shade Books
  • Kim Newman, THE MAN FROM THE DIOGENES CLUB, Monkeybrain
  • Mike O’Driscoll, UNBECOMING AND OTHER TALES OF HORROR, Elastic Press
  • Neil Williamson, THE EPHEMERA, Elastic Press

Anthology

  • Gary Couzens, EXTENDED PLAY: THE ELASTIC BOOK OF MUSIC, Elastic Press
  • Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, THE YEAR’S BEST FANTASY & HORROR: 19TH ANNUAL COLLECTION, St. Martin’s Press
  • Alison L. R. Davies, SHROUDED BY DARKNESS: TALES OF TERROR, Telos Publishing
  • Stephen Jones, THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF BEST NEW HORROR 17, Robinson Publishing
  • Christopher Teague, CHOICES, Pendragon Press

Small Press

  • Andy Cox, TTA PRESS,
  • Peter Crowther, PS PUBLISHING,
  • Andrew Hook, ELASTIC PRESS,
  • David J. Howe & Stephen James Walker, TELOS PUBLISHING,
  • Christopher Teague, PENDRAGON PRESS,

Artist

  • Vincent Chong
  • Les Edwards
  • Dean Harkness
  • Edward Miller
  • John Picacio

Non-Fiction

  • Allen Ashley, THE DAYS OF THE DODO, Dodo Press
  • Paul Kane, THE HELLRAISER FILMS AND THEIR LEGACY, Macfarland & Co.
  • Mark Morris, CINEMA MACABRE, PS Publishing
  • Andy Murray, INTO THE UNKNOWN: THE FANTASTIC LIFE OF NIGEL KNEALE, Headpress
  • Julie Phillips, JAMES TIPTREE JR: THE DOUBLE LIFE OF ALICE B. SHELDON, St. Martin’s Press
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