British Fantasy Award 2020

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    Best Fantasy Novel (the Robert Holdstock Award)

    The Bone Ships, RJ Barker (Orbit)

    The Ten Thousand Doors of January, Alix E. Harrow (Orbit)

    The Migration, Helen Marshall (Titan)

    The Poison Song, Jen Williams (Headline)

    Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award)

    The Plague Stones, James Brogden (Titan)

    The Institute, Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton)

    The Twisted Ones, T. Kingfisher (Titan)

    Mistletoe, Alison Littlewood (Jo Fletcher)

    The Migration, Helen Marshall (Titan)

    The Reddening, Adam Nevill (Ritual Limited)

    Best Novella

    “Butcher’s Table”, Nathan Ballingrud (Wounds)

    Ragged Alice, Gareth L. Powell ( Publishing)

    Ormeshadow, Priya Sharma ( Publishing)

    The Deep, Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson & Jonathan Snipes (Gallery)

    The Survival of Molly Southbourne, Tade Thompson ( Publishing)

    The Ascent to Godhood, JY Yang ( Publishing)

    Best Short Story

    “Dendrochronology”, Penny Jones (The Woods)

    “The Pain-Eater’s Daughter”, Laura Mauro (Sing Your Sadness Deep)

    “I Say (I Say, I Say)”, Robert Shearman (Tales from the Shadow Booth, Vol. 3)

    “Tomorrow, When I Was Young“, Julie Travis (Eibonvale)

    Best Collection

    This House of Wounds, Georgina Bruce (Undertow)

    Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight, Aliette de Bodard (Subterranean)

    Sing Your Sadness Deep, Laura Mauro (Undertow)

    The Boughs Withered When I Told Them My Dreams, Maura McHugh (NewCon)

    Growing Things, Paul Tremblay (Titan)

    Best Anthology

    A Secret Guide to Fighting Elder Gods, Jennifer Brozek, ed. (Pulse)

    Once Upon a Parsec: The Book of Alien Fairy Tales, David Gullen, ed. (NewCon)

    Wonderland, Marie O’Regan & Paul Kane, eds. (Titan)

    New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction for People of Color, Nisi Shawl, ed. (Solaris)

    The Woods, Phil Sloman, ed. (Hersham Horror)

    The Big Book of Classic Fantasy, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (Vintage)

    Best Independent Press


    Black Shuck





    Best Non-Fiction

    Joanna Russ, Gwyneth Jones (University of Illinois Press)

    The Pleasant Profession of Robert A. Heinlein, Farah Mendlesohn (Unbound)

    “Notes from the Borderland”, Lynda E Rucker (Black Static 9-10/20)

    The Full Lid, Alasdair Stuart

    The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas (New York University Press)

    Coffinmaker’s Blues: Collected Writings on Terror, Stephen Volk (PS)

    Best Magazine / Periodical

    Black Static

    The Dark


    Gingernuts of Horror

    Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

    Shoreline of Infinity

    Best Artist

    Ben Baldwin

    Vince Haig

    Jackie Morris

    David Rix

    Best Comic / Graphic Novel

    DIE, Kieron Gillen & Stephanie Hans (Image)

    Basketful of Heads #1, Joe Hill, Leomacs & Dave Stewart (DC)

    The Ozone Diary, Tero Mielonen & Pentti Otsamo (Luna)

    B.P.R.D. The Devil You Know, Vol. 3: Ragna Rok, Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, Laurence Campbell, et al. (Dark Horse)

    2000AD, Matt Smith, ed. (Rebellion)

    DCeased #1-6, Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine, Stefano Gaudiano, et al. (DC)

    Best Audio

    Breaking the Glass Slipper



    Speculative Spaces

    Best Film / Television Production

    Game of Thrones: “The Long Night”


    Watchmen: “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice”

    The Witcher: “Rare Species”

    Best Newcomer (the Sydney J Bounds Award)

    Ta-Nehisi Coates, for The Water Dancer (One World)

    Alix E. Harrow, for The Ten Thousand Doors of January (Orbit)

    Penny Jones, for Suffer Little Children (Black Shuck)

    Tamsyn Muir, for Gideon the Ninth ( Publishing)

    Nina Oram, for The Joining (Luna)