Talk:World Fantasy Award

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Lovecraft[edit]

The controversy section was wildly bias. To assert that Lovecraft only showed racism in "some of his earlier works" is factually inaccurate. As is saying it was a "minor aspect of his personality." Further, to add quotations to the word controversy in the second paragraph here: "Lovecraft and Weird Fiction scholar S. T. Joshi has addressed this 'controversy' " seems to be an effort to discredit and marginalize the critique of him being the face of the award. Once more Wikipeadia is proving to be a vehicle for apologist of white supremacy and fraught with revisionist history.Pearl2525 (talk) 19:32, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

(Comic books)[edit]

Please see http://www.worldfantasy.org/awards/judges.html for the statement about comic book eligibility.
—Sharon Sbarsky 15:14, 21 July 2006 (UTC)

The rumour is untrue huh? They let the intro in the fourth Sandman book lie I suppose, I wonder how the editor missed that when it was the central point of the intro? Oh I get it, they didn't make comics uneligible, they just shoved them down into some sub-catagory to collect dust and general lack of interest. Is this the World Fantasy Written Word Awards? No it isn't.
And the problem is, THEY DID CHANGE THE RULES. This can be clearly seen on thier own site. They say "Comics are eligible in the Special Award Professional category. We never made a change in the rules.", and yet for all eyes to see... http://www.worldfantasy.org/awards/1991.html... Gee,
Short Fiction
winner Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess, "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Short Fiction is NOT the same catagory as Special Award Professional Catagory.
Which ones the lie? Which ones the truth?
Zephos 2:16, 30 August 2006 (UTC)
What, you expected the truth when they made such a fiasco out of it? Frankly it just upsets me that wiki gets all upset about the fact they DID change the rules, and decides to remove the facts.
Turkish Proverb 22:01, 14 September 2006 (UTC)

Special Awards[edit]

This article says nothing about the four Special Awards, only names them and links our four WP:LISTs. In this respect it is a WP:STUB.

The four list prefaces say almost nothing and do not clearly distinguish them. Here they are in full! --except that there is a second "Professional" paragraph about comics (see above).

This article needs to cover the Special Awards generally and provide enough information to distinguish them from each other. Each list prefaces should cover its featured award in context of the entire WFA program --as well as local details such as the comics controversy.

--P64 (talk) 15:36, 26 March 2013 (UTC)