The 2016 World Fantasy Award winners were announced October 30 in Columbus, OH.
World Fantasy Life Achievement award recipients David G. Hartwell and Andrzej Sapkowski were also honored.
- Anna Smaill, The Chimes (Sceptre)
- Kelly Barnhill, The Unlicensed Magician (PS Publishing)
- Alyssa Wong, “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” (Nightmare magazine, Oct. 2015)
- Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Paula R. Stiles, eds., She Walks in Shadows (Innsmouth Free Press)
- C. S. E. Cooney, Bone Swans (Mythic Delirium Books)
- Galen Dara
SPECIAL AWARD – PROFESSIONAL
- Stephen Jones, for The Art of Horror (Applause Theatre Book & Cinema Book Publishers)
SPECIAL AWARD – NONPROFESSIONAL
- John O’Neill, for Black Gate: Adventures in Fantasy Literature