World Fantasy Special Award: Non-Professional

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This World Fantasy Award is presented to individuals for outstanding non-professional work in the fantasy field, and voted by a panel of judges at the World Fantasy Convention.

Award winners and finalists[edit]


WFC 2004 was held in Tempe, Arizona. Judges were John Clute, Sherwood Smith, Michael Stackpole, Alain Nevant, and Scott Wyatt.


WFC 2005 was held in Madison, Wisconsin, and was chaired by Meg Turville-Heitz. Judges were Alis Rasmussen (Kate Elliott), Jeffrey Ford, Tim Lebbon, Patrick Nielsen Hayden and Jessica Amanda Salmonson.


WFC 2006 was held in Austin, Texas. Judges were Steve Lockley, Barbara Roden, Victoria Strauss, Jeff VanderMeer, and Andrew Wheeler.


WFC 2007 was held in Saratoga Springs, New York. Judges for the event were Gavin Grant, Ed Greenwood, Jeremy Lassen, Jeff Mariotte, and Carsten Polzin.


WFC 2008 was held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. from October 30 to November 2. Judges for the event were Peter Coleborn, Robert Hoge, Dennis L. McKiernan, Mark Morris, and Steve Pasechnick.

  • Winner: Midori Snyder and Terri Windling (for Endicott Studios Website)
  • G. S. Evans and Alice Whittenburg (for Cafe Irreal)
  • Stephen Jones (for editing Travellers in Darkness: The Souvenir Book of the World Horror Convention 2007)
  • John Klima (for Electric Velocipede)
  • Rosalie Parker and Raymond Russell (for Tartarus Press)


WFC 2009 will be held in San Jose, California, from October 29 to November 1. Judges for the event are Jenny Blackford, Peter Heck, Ellen Klages, Chris Roberson, and Delia Sherman.


WFC 2010 was held in Columbus, Ohio in October 2010. Judges were Greg Ketter, Kelly Link, Jim Minz, Jürgen Snoeren, and Gary K. Wolfe.[1]


WFC was held in San Diego, CA in October 2011.

  • Winner: Alisa Krasnostein (for Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Stephen Jones, Michael Marshall Smith, & Amanda Foubister (for Brighton Shock!: The Souvenir Book Of The World Horror Convention 2010)
  • Matthew Kressel (for Sybil's Garage and Senses Five Press)
  • Charles Tan (for Bibliophile Stalker)
  • Lavie Tidhar (for The World SF Blog)


WFC will be held in Toronto, Canada in November 2012. The judges are John Berlyne, James P. Blaylock, Stephen Gallagher, Mary Kay Kare and Jacques Post.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 2010 World Fantasy Award judges
  2. ^ 2012 World Fantasy Award Ballot

External links[edit]