2020 Neffy Nominees

The National Fantasy Fan Federation (N3F) distributed the Neffy Award ballot in the May issue of TNFF.

N3F President George Phillies told members voting will take place in June. And when it’s over, “Recalling strange events of days gone by with other awards, neither the point totals nor the order of finish beyond first place will be revealed.”

Best Novel

  • What the Wind Brings by Matthew Hughes
  • The Family Pride by Chris Nuttall
  • Monster Hunter Guardian by Larry Correia and Sarah A. Hoyt
  • Endgames by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

Best Shorter Work

  • “Waterlines” by Suzanne Palmer (Asimov’s SF)
  • “By the Warmth of their Calculus” by T. S. Buckell (Mission Critical)
  • “A Place to Stand On” by Marie Vibbert (Analog)
  • “The Menace from Farside” by Ian McDonald (Tor)

Best Book Editor

  • Toni Weisskopf

Best TV Show

  • Supergirl
  • Batwoman

Best Cover Artist

  • David Hardy
  • Brad Fraunfelter

Best Anime

  • The Promised Neverland
  • Sarazanmai
  • Astra: Lost in Space

Best Manga, Comic, or Graphic Novel

  • Monstress
  • Lady Mechanika
  • Hit-Girl in Hollywood
  • Books of Magic

Best Non-N3F Fanzine

  • Opuntia
  • My Back Pages
  • Fadeaway
  • Event Horizon
  • Chunga

Best N3F Fanzine

  • Ionisphere
  • The N3F Review of Books
  • Tightbeam

Best Fan Artist

  • Jose Sanchez
  • Angela K. Walker

Best Fan Writer

  • Will Mayo
  • Lloyd Penney

9 thoughts on “2020 Neffy Nominees

  1. I’ve pulled out all the stops this year and built a very complex algorithmic mathematical model* for the Neffies to predict the results and the model strongly suggest, with a high probability, that Toni Weisskopf will win best book editor. It’s only a model projection so don’t get too carried away with the possibility.

    *[Based on 2015-2019 data. Data for the ‘Best Editor’ category has been amalgamated into the the ‘Best Book Editor’ category]

  2. Is Tony Weisskopf the only nominee for Best Editor? If so, you don’t need a model to know that she’ll win. Wasn’t she the Puppy fav for this back in ‘15?

  3. I wouldn’t be surprised if George Phillies is thinking about Nic Farey’s dissection of the FAAn Awards results. George does follow what’s happening with fanzines.

  4. Nice to see that they have a Shorter Work category these days, and that the print magazines get some love.

  5. Glad to see L.E. Modesitt, Jr. and Chris Nuttall getting some attention.

    “I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.” – Abraham Lincoln

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