2014 Mythopoeic Award Nominees

The finalists for the 2014 Mythopoeic Awards have been announced. The winners will be revealed at Mythcon 45, August 8-11, in Norton, Massachusetts.

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature

  • Yangsze Choo, The Ghost Bride (William Morrow)
  • Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (William Morrow)
  • Max Gladstone, Three Parts Dead (Tor)
  • Mark H. Williams, Sleepless Knights (Atomic Fez Publishing)
  • Helene Wecker, The Golem and the Jinni (Harper)

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature

  • William Alexander, Ghoulish Song (Margaret K. McElderry)
  • Holly Black, Doll Bones (Margaret K. McElderry)
  • Joseph Bruchac, Killer of Enemies (Tu Books)
  • Sara Beth Durst, Conjured (Walker Children’s)
  • Robin McKinley, Shadows (Nancy Paulsen Books)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies

  • Mark Atherton, There and Back Again: J.R.R. Tolkien and the Origins of the Hobbit (I.B. Tauris, 2012)
  • Robert Boenig, C.S. Lewis and the Middle Ages (Kent State Univ. Press, 2012)
  • Jason Fisher, ed., Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays (McFarland, 2011)
  • Alister McGrath, C.S. Lewis—A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet (Tyndale House, 2013)
  • Corey Olsen, Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • Umberto Eco and Alastair McEwan, trans., The Book of Legendary Lands (Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2013)
  • Sandra J. Lindow, Dancing the Tao: Le Guin and Moral Development (Cambridge Scholars, 2012)
  • G. Ronald Murphy, Tree of Salvation: Yggdrasil and the Cross in the North (Oxford Univ. Press, 2013)
  • Michael Saler, As If: Modern Enchantment and the Literary Prehistory of Virtual Reality (Oxford Univ. Press, 2012)
  • David Sandner, Critical Discourses of the Fantastic, 1712-1831 (Ashgate, 2011)

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