Thursday, May 24, 2012

Mythopoeic Awards: 2012 Finalists Announced

Oh, time again for one of my favorite awards announcements since it is guaranteed to include fairy tale and myth. My congrats to all of the nomineess. Without much further ado, from Mythopoeic Awards: 2012 Finalists Announced:

The Mythopoeic Society has announced the finalists for the 2012 Mythopoeic Awards. Download the press release in PDF format. For more information about the awards, visit the Awards section of this site; the finalists for the literature awards, text of recent acceptance speeches, and selected book reviews are also listed in this section. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced during Mythcon 43, to be held August 3-6, 2012, in Berkeley, California.

The nominees are:

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature:

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature:


Theatre Illuminata series by Lisa Mantchev (consisting of Eyes Like Stars, Perchance to Dream, and So Silver Bright) (Feiwel and Friends)


Beka Cooper series by Tamora Pierce (consisting of Terrier, Bloodhound, and Mastiff) (Random House)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies:

Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays edited by Jason Fisher (McFarland)

The Art of the Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (HarperCollins) (Text link is to edition to be released later this year. The pictured deluxe edition is out of print already.)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies:

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