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British Fantasy Awards 2019 Winners

British Fantasy Awards 2019 

On 20th October 2019 at FantasyCon in Glasgow the winners were announced and they follow.

Winners selected with voting from the members of the British Fantasy Society and FantasyCon.

The Winners

Best Fantasy Novel (the Robert Holdstock Award)

The Bitter Twins, Jen Williams (Headline)

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Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award)

 Little Eve, Catriona Ward (W&N)

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Best Novella

The Tea Master and the Detective, Aliette de Bodard (Subterranean)

(Jabberwocky Literary Agency U.K)

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Best Short Story

“Down Where Sound Comes Blunt”, G.V. Anderson (F&SF 3-4/18)March/April 2018

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Best Collection

All the Fabulous Beasts, Priya Sharma (Undertow)

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Best Anthology

Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 5,

Robert Shearman & Michael Kelly, eds. (Undertow)

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Best Independent Press

Unsung Stories



Best Non-Fiction

Noise and Sparks, Ruth E.J. Booth (Shoreline of Infinity)

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Best Magazine / Periodical


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Best Artist

Vince Haig


Best Comic / Graphic Novel

Widdershins, Vol. 7: Curtain Call, Kate Ashwin (self-published)




Best Audio

Breaking the Glass Slipper Podcast



Best Film / Television Production

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse



Best Newcomer (the Sydney J Bounds Award)

Tasha Suri, for Empire of Sand (Orbit)

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