2020 Cóyotl Awards

The Furry Writers’ Guild named the winners of the 2020 Cóyotl Awards in a livestreamed ceremony on May 8.

The awards are given for the best anthropomorphic fiction of the past year. View the awards announcement video here.

BEST NOVEL

  • A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

BEST NOVELLA

  • Rightful Salvage by Frances Pauli

BEST SHORT STORY

  •  “Water” by Utunu in The Voice of Dog

BEST ANTHOLOGY

  • Selections of Anthropomorphic Regalements Vol. 1 edited by K. C. Alpinus

BEST OTHER WORK

  • The Voice of Dog (podcast) hosted by Khaki

[Thanks to Cassie B. for the story.]

2020 Cóyotl Award Nominees

The Furry Writers’ Guild posted the nominees for the 2020 Cóyotl Awards on March 1. 

The awards are given for the best anthropomorphic fiction of the past year.

BEST NOVEL

  • Love Match (Book 3) by Kyell Gold
  • Ritual of the Ancients (Changing Bodies: Book 1) by Ian Madison Keller
  • Disbanded (Serpentia Book 1) by Frances Pauli
  • A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

BEST NOVELLA

  • Rightful Salvage by Frances Pauli
  • What Makes a Witch by Linnea Capps
  • Dude, Where’s My Pack? by Kyell Gold
  • Soup of the Moment: A Tale of Barsk by Lawrence M. Schoen

BEST SHORT STORY

  • “The Battler” by Cedric G! Bacon in Even Furries Hate Nazis
  • “Water” by Utunu in The Voice of Dog
  • “Summer Strawberries” by Mary E. Lowd in The Voice of Dog
  • “Nazis Should Never Be Normal” by Nathan Hopp in Even Furries Hate Nazis

BEST ANTHOLOGY

  • Difursity: Stories by Furries of Color edited by Weasel
  • Selections of Anthropomorphic Regalements Vol. 1 edited by K. C. Alpinus
  • Boldly Going Forward edited by Sean Gerace
  • Even Furries Hate Nazis edited by Kate Watts

BEST OTHER WORK

  • The Voice of Dog (podcast) hosted by Khaki
  • Fox Spirit: A Two-Tailed Adventure (interactive novel) by Amy Clare Fontaine