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1979 Locus Poll Award

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Best SF Novel
1 Dreamsnake Vonda N. McIntyre
2 Blind Voices Tom Reamy
3 The White Dragon Anne McCaffrey
4 The Faded Sun: Kesrith C. J. Cherryh
5 Colony Ben Bova
6 Stormqueen! Marion Zimmer Bradley
7 The Far Call Gordon R. Dickson
8 The Avatar Poul Anderson
9 The Courts of Chaos Roger Zelazny
10 Strangers Gardner Dozois
11 The Stars in Shroud Gregory Benford
12 Up the Walls of the World James Tiptree, Jr.
13 The Outcasts of Heaven Belt Joan D. Vinge
14 Sight of Proteus Charles Sheffield
15 The Stand Stephen King
16 Journey Marta Randall
17 Gloriana, or, The Unfulfill'd Queen Michael Moorcock
18 Saint Camber Katherine Kurtz
19 The Faded Sun: Shon'jir C. J. Cherryh
20 Stardance II Jeanne Robinson and Spider Robinson
21 Hotel Transylvania Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
21 The Eye of the Heron Ursula K. Le Guin
23 The Masters of Solitude Parke Godwin and Marvin Kaye
24 A Different Light Elizabeth A. Lynn
25 Kalki Gore Vidal
Best Fantasy Novel
--- No Award Given This Year -------
* No Award Given This Year -
Best Novella
1 The Persistence of Vision John Varley
2 The Watched Christopher Priest
3 Seven American Nights Gene Wolfe
4 Old Folks at Home Michael Bishop
5 Fireship Joan D. Vinge
6 The Doctor of Death Island Gene Wolfe
7 The Renewal Pamela Sargent
8 Insects in Amber Tom Reamy
9 The Treasure of Odirex Charles Sheffield
10 A Chinese Perspective Brian W. Aldiss
Best Novelette
1 The Barbie Murders John Varley
2 Hunter's Moon Poul Anderson
3 Mikal's Songbird Orson Scott Card
4 Swanilda's Song Frederik Pohl
5 Devil You Don't Know Dean Ing
6 In Alien Flesh Gregory Benford
7 The Nuptial Flight of Warbirds Algis Budrys
8 The Gunslinger Stephen King
8 The Man Who Had No Idea Thomas M. Disch
10 Shipwright Donald Kingsbury
11 Black Glass Fritz Leiber
12 Starswarmer Gregory Benford
13 A Good Night's Sleep Avram Davidson
14 The Morphology of the Kirkham Wreck Hilbert Schenck
15 Selenium Ghosts of the Eighteen Seventies R. A. Lafferty
16 Within the Walls of Tyre Michael Bishop
Best Short Story
1 Count the Clock That Tells the Time Harlan Ellison
2 View from a Height Joan D. Vinge
3 Stone Edward Bryant
4 Virra Terry Carr
5 A Hiss of Dragon Gregory Benford and Marc Laidlaw
6 Cassandra C. J. Cherryh
7 Drink Me, Francesca Richard Cowper
8 A Thousand Deaths Orson Scott Card
9 SQ Ursula K. Le Guin
9 Whores Christopher Priest
11 The Very Slow Time Machine Ian Watson
12 Gotcha! Ray Bradbury
13 A Quiet Revolution for Death Jack Dann
Best Anthology
1 The Best Science Fiction of the Year #7 Terry Carr
2 The 1978 Annual World's Best SF Arthur W. Saha and Donald A. Wollheim
3 Universe 8 Terry Carr
4 New Dimensions: Science Fiction: Number 8 Robert Silverberg
5 Stellar #4: Science-Fiction Stories Judy-Lynn del Rey
6 The Year's Finest Fantasy Terry Carr
7 Chrysalis, Volume 2 Roy Torgeson
8 Orbit 20 Damon Knight
9 Anticipations Christopher Priest
10 Swords Against Darkness III Andrew J. Offutt
11 Immortals Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois
12 Millennial Women Virginia Kidd
13 Shadows Charles L. Grant
14 Nebula Winners Twelve Gordon R. Dickson
15 Alpha 9 Robert Silverberg
16 The Best of Analog Ben Bova
17 Study War No More Joe Haldeman
Best Art or Illustrated Book
1 Tomorrow and Beyond: Masterpieces of Science Fiction Art Ian Summers
2 Faeries Brian Froud and David Larkin and Alan Lee
3 The Magic Goes Away Larry Niven
4 The Fantastic Art of Boris Vallejo Boris Vallejo
5 The Illustrated Roger Zelazny Gray Morrow and Roger Zelazny
6 Alicia Austin's Age of Dreams Alicia Austin
7 Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Robert Holdstock
8 Empire Howard Chaykin and Samuel R. Delany
9 Fantasy by Fabian: The Art of Stephen E. Fabian Gerry de la Ree and Stephen Fabian
10 Frank Frazetta, Book Three Betty Ballantine and Frank Frazetta
11 The Second Book of Virgil Finlay Gerry de la Ree and Virgil Finlay
12 The Flights of Icarus Martyn Dean and Roger Dean and Donald Lehmkuhl
13 Beauty and the Beast: A Collection of Heroic Fantasy Illustrations Chris Achilleos
Best Artist
1 ---- Boris Vallejo
2 ---- Michael Whelan
3 ---- Stephen Fabian
4 ---- Vincent Di Fate
5 ---- Frank Kelly Freas
6 ---- Rick Sternbach
7 ---- George Barr
8 ---- Frank Frazetta
9 ---- Tim Kirk
10 ---- David Hardy
11 ---- Darrell K. Sweet
12 ---- Alicia Austin
13 ---- Brian Froud
14 ---- Richard Powers
15 ---- The Brothers Hildebrandt
16 ---- William Rotsler
17 ---- Jack Gaughan
18 ---- Alexis Gilliland
Best Magazine
1 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Edward L. Ferman
2 Locus - 1978 (Fanzine) Charles N. Brown
3 Analog Science Fiction and Fact Stanley Schmidt
4 Asimov's Science Fiction George H. Scithers
5 Omni Ben Bova
6 Science Fiction Review Richard E. Geis
7 Algol/Starship Andrew I. Porter
8 Galileo Charles C. Ryan
9 Destinies Jim Baen
10 Starlog Howard Zimmerman
11 Unearth Jonathan Ostrowsky-Lantz and John M. Landsberg
12 Galaxy John J. Pierce
13 Asimov's SF Adventure George H. Scithers
14 Future Life Ed Naha and Ray Nelson
14 Whispers Stuart David Schiff
Best Reference Book
1 The Way the Future Was: A Memoir Frederik Pohl
2 The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy through 1968, Volume 2: Who's Who, M-Z Donald H. Tuck
3 Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections William G. Contento
4 The Science Fiction and Heroic Fantasy Author Index Stuart W. Wells, III
5 Fantasms: A Bibliography of the Literature of Jack Vance Daniel J. H. Levack and Tim Underwood
6 A History of the Hugo, Nebula, and International Fantasy Awards Howard DeVore and Donald Franson
7 The Complete Guide to Middle-Earth: From the Hobbit to the Silmarillion Robert Foster (author)
8 The International Science Fiction Yearbook Colin Lester
9 The Hills of Faraway: A Guide to Fantasy Diana Waggoner
10 The American Shore: Meditations on a Tale of Science Fiction by Thomas M. Disch Angouleme Samuel R. Delany
11 Speaking of Science Fiction Paul Walker
Best Single Author Collection
1 The Persistence of Vision John Varley
2 Strange Wine Harlan Ellison
3 Still I Persist in Wondering Edgar Pangborn
4 The Earth Book of Stormgate Poul Anderson
5 Infinite Dreams Joe Haldeman
6 Fireship Joan D. Vinge
7 The Best of L. Sprague de Camp L. Sprague de Camp
8 Night Shift Stephen King
9 Somerset Dreams and Other Fictions Kate Wilhelm
10 The Best of Eric Frank Russell Eric Frank Russell
11 Blood and Burning Algis Budrys
12 Night Winds Karl Edward Wagner
13 The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard J. G. Ballard
13 Born to Exile Phyllis Eisenstein
15 The Redward Edward Papers Avram Davidson

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