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Award Category: Best Short Fiction (World Fantasy Award)

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Win Pages from a Young Girl's Journal Robert Aickman
Nomination A Father's Tale Sterling E. Lanier
Nomination Sticks Karl Edward Wagner
Nomination The Events at Poroth Farm T. E. D. Klein
Win Belsen Express Fritz Leiber
Nomination Born of the Winds Brian Lumley
Nomination The Barrow Troll David Drake
Nomination The Ghastly Priest Doth Reign Manly Wade Wellman
Win There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding Russell Kirk
Nomination Dark Wings Fritz Leiber
Nomination It Only Comes Out at Night Dennis Etchison
Nomination The Companion Ramsey Campbell
Nomination Two Suns Setting Karl Edward Wagner
Nomination What Is Life? Robert Sheckley
Win The Chimney Ramsey Campbell
Nomination Jeffty Is Five Harlan Ellison
Nomination Loveman's Comeback Ramsey Campbell
Nomination Manatee Gal Ain't You Coming Out Tonight Avram Davidson
Nomination The Bagful of Dreams Jack Vance
Nomination When All the Children Call My Name Charles L. Grant
Win Naples Avram Davidson
Nomination A Good Night's Sleep Avram Davidson
Nomination Hear Me Now, My Sweet Abbey Rose Charles L. Grant
Nomination The Magic Goes Away Larry Niven
Nomination Within the Walls of Tyre Michael Bishop
Win Mackintosh Willy Ramsey Campbell
Win The Woman Who Loved the Moon Elizabeth A. Lynn
Nomination Petey T. E. D. Klein
Nomination Saturday's Shadow William F. Nolan
Nomination The Button Molder Fritz Leiber
Win The Ugly Chickens Howard Waldrop
Nomination Cabin 33 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Nomination Children of the Kingdom T. E. D. Klein
Nomination Unicorn Tapestry Suzy McKee Charnas
Win The Dark Country Dennis Etchison
Win The Reach Stephen King
Nomination Coin of the Realm Charles L. Grant
Nomination Fairy Tale Jack Dann
Win The Gorgon Tanith Lee
Nomination Deathtracks Dennis Etchison
Nomination Firestorm Steve Rasnic Tem
Nomination Petra Greg Bear
Nomination The Man Who Met Picasso Michael Swanwick
Win Elle Est Trois, (La Mort) Tanith Lee
Nomination Into Whose Hands Karl Edward Wagner
Nomination Solitario's Eyes Lucius Shepard
Nomination The Hundred-Year Christmas David Morrell
Nomination The Silent Cradle Leigh Kennedy
Nomination Wong's Lost and Found Emporium William F. Wu
Win Still Life with Scorpion Scott Baker
Win The Bones Wizard Alan Ryan
Nomination Bad Medicine Jack Dann
Nomination Nightcrawlers Robert R. McCammon
Win Paper Dragons James P. Blaylock
Nomination Return of the Dust Vampires Sharon N. Farber
Nomination The Jaguar Hunter Lucius Shepard
Nomination The Slovo Stove Avram Davidson
Win Red Light David J. Schow
Nomination Pain Whitley Strieber
Nomination The Boy Who Plaited Manes Nancy Springer
Nomination The Brains of Rats Michael Blumlein
Nomination The End of the Whole Mess Stephen King
Nomination The Rise and Fall of Father Alex Amyas Naegele
Nomination They're Coming for You Les Daniels
Nomination Tight Little Stitches in a Dead Man's Back Joe R. Lansdale
Win Friend's Best Man Jonathan Carroll
Nomination Angel Pat Cadigan
Nomination Hogfoot Right and Bird-Hands Garry Kilworth
Nomination In the House of Gingerbread Gene Wolfe
Nomination Pamela's Get David J. Schow
Nomination Splatter: A Cautionary Tale Douglas E. Winter
Win Winter Solstice, Camelot Station John M. Ford
Nomination Life of Buddha Lucius Shepard
Nomination Metastasis Dan Simmons
Nomination Night They Missed the Horror Show Joe R. Lansdale
Win The Illusionist (variant of Eisenheim the Illusionist) Steven Millhauser
Nomination "Yore Skin's Jes's Soft 'N Purty..." He Said. (Page 243) Chet Williamson
Nomination A Sad Last Love at the Diner of the Damned Edward Bryant
Nomination Mr. Fiddlehead Jonathan Carroll
Nomination The Edge of the World Michael Swanwick
Nomination Varicose Worms Scott Baker
Win A Midsummer Night's Dream Neil Gaiman
Nomination Bears Discover Fire Terry Bisson
Nomination Stephen Elizabeth Massie
Nomination The Last Feast of Harlequin Thomas Ligotti
Win The Somewhere Doors Fred Chappell
Nomination Pity the Monsters Charles de Lint
Nomination The Better Boy James P. Blaylock and Tim Powers
Nomination The Conjure Man Charles de Lint
Win Graves Joe Haldeman
Win This Year's Class Picture Dan Simmons
Nomination Alfred Lisa Goldstein
Nomination Bridges Charles de Lint
Nomination Calcutta, Lord of Nerves Poppy Z. Brite
Nomination The Arbitrary Placement of Walls Martha Soukup
Nomination The Winterberry Nicholas A. DiChario
Win The Lodger Fred Chappell
Nomination Dying in Bangkok Dan Simmons
Nomination England Underway Terry Bisson
Nomination Some Strange Desire Ian McDonald
Nomination Something Worse Terry Lamsley
Nomination The Little Green Ones Les Daniels
Nomination The Moon Is Drowning While I Sleep Charles de Lint
Nomination Troll-Bridge Neil Gaiman
Win The Man in the Black Suit Stephen King
Nomination The Changeling's Tale Michael Swanwick
Nomination The Homecoming Nicholas Royle
Nomination The Sisterhood of Night Steven Millhauser
Nomination To Receive Is Better Michael Marshall Smith
Win The Grass Princess Gwyneth Jones
Nomination Angel Thing Petrina Smith
Nomination Dragon's Fin Soup S. P. Somtow
Nomination Loop Douglas E. Winter
Nomination The Perseids Robert Charles Wilson
Nomination The Singing Marine Kit Reed
Win Thirteen Phantasms James P. Blaylock
Nomination The Dead Cop Dennis Etchison
Nomination Underbed Graham Masterton
Win Dust Motes P. D. Cacek
Nomination Audience Jack Womack
Nomination Fortune and Misfortune Lisa Goldstein
Nomination Get a Grip Paul Park
Nomination The Inner Inner City Robert Charles Wilson
Win The Specialist's Hat Kelly Link
Nomination Every Angel Is Terrifying John Kessel
Nomination Shoggoth's Old Peculiar Neil Gaiman
Nomination The Death of the Duke Ellen Kushner
Nomination Travels with the Snow Queen Kelly Link
Win The Chop Girl Ian R. MacLeod
Nomination Amerikanski Dead at the Moscow Morgue Kim Newman
Nomination Human Bay Robert Reed
Nomination Naming the Dead Paul J. McAuley
Nomination The Dynasters: Vol. 1: On the Downs Howard Waldrop
Nomination The Grammarian's Five Daughters Eleanor Arnason
Nomination The Parwat Ruby Delia Sherman
Win The Pottawatomie Giant Andy Duncan
Nomination Down Here in the Garden Tia V. Travis
Nomination Is There Anybody There? Kim Newman
Nomination Lincoln in Frogmore Andy Duncan
Nomination Shoe and Marriage Kelly Link
Nomination The Raggle Taggle Gypsy-O Michael Swanwick
Nomination The Saltimbanques Terry Dowling
Win Queen for a Day Albert E. Cowdrey
Nomination His Own Back Yard James P. Blaylock
Nomination Legerdemain Jack O'Connell
Nomination Something to Hitch Meat To Nalo Hopkinson
Nomination The Honeyed Knot Jeffrey Ford
Win Creation Jeffrey Ford
Nomination Little Dead Girl Singing Stephen Gallagher
Nomination October in the Chair Neil Gaiman
Nomination The Essayist in the Wilderness William Browning Spencer
Nomination The Weight of Words Jeffrey Ford
Win Don Ysidro Bruce Holland Rogers
Nomination A Circle of Cats Charles de Lint
Nomination Ancestor Money Maureen F. McHugh
Nomination Gus Dreams of Biting the Mail Man Alexander C. Irvine
Nomination O One Chris Roberson
Win Singing My Sister Down Margo Lanagan
Nomination Northwest Passage Barbara Roden
Nomination Reports of Certain Events in London
China Miéville?China Mieville
Nomination The Faery Handbag Kelly Link
Nomination The Wings of Meister Wilhelm Theodora Goss
Win CommComm George Saunders
Nomination Best New Horror Joe Hill
Nomination La Peau Verte
Caitlín R. Kiernan?Caitlin R. Kiernan
Nomination The Other Grace Holly Phillips
Nomination Two Hearts Peter S. Beagle
Win Journey Into the Kingdom M. Rickert
Nomination A Siege of Cranes Benjamin Rosenbaum
Nomination Another Word for Map Is Faith Christopher Rowe
Nomination Pol Pot's Beautiful Daughter (Fantasy) Geoff Ryman
Nomination The Way He Does It Jeffrey Ford
Win Singing of Mount Abora Theodora Goss
Nomination Damned if You Don't Robert Shearman
Nomination The Cambist and Lord Iron: A Fairy Tale of Economics Daniel Abraham
Nomination The Church on the Island Simon Kurt Unsworth
Nomination The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change Kij Johnson
Win 26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss Kij Johnson
Nomination A Buyer's Guide to Maps of Antarctica (variant of A Buyer's Guide to Maps of Antartica) Catherynne M. Valente
Nomination Caverns of Mystery Kage Baker
Nomination Our Man in the Sudan Sarah Pinborough
Nomination Pride and Prometheus John Kessel
Win The Pelican Bar Karen Joy Fowler
Nomination A Journal of Certain Events of Scientific Interest from the First Survey Voyage of the Southern Waters by HMS Ocelot, As Observed by Professor Thaddeus Boswell, DPhil, MSc.; or, A Lullaby (Part 1 of 2) (variant of A Journal of Certain Events of Scientific Interest from the First Survey Voyage of the Southern Waters by HMS Ocelot, As Observed by Professor Thaddeus Boswell, DPhil, MSc; or, A Lullaby) Helen Keeble
Nomination In Hiding R. B. Russell
Nomination Light on the Water Genevieve Valentine
Nomination Singing on a Star Ellen Klages
Nomination The Persistence of Memory, or, This Space for Sale Paul Park
Win Fossil-Figures Joyce Carol Oates
Nomination Beautiful Men Christopher Fowler
Nomination Booth's Ghost Karen Joy Fowler
Nomination Ponies Kij Johnson
Nomination Tu Sufrimiento Shall Protect Us Mercurio D. Rivera
Win The Paper Menagerie Ken Liu
Nomination A Journey of Only Two Paces Tim Powers
Nomination The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees E. Lily Yu
Nomination X for Demetrious Steve Duffy
Nomination Younger Women Karen Joy Fowler
Win The Telling Gregory Norman Bossert
Nomination A Natural History of Autumn Jeffrey Ford
Nomination Breaking the Frame Kat Howard
Nomination Swift, Brutal Retaliation Meghan McCarron
Nomination The Castle That Jack Built Emily Gilman
Win The Prayer of Ninety Cats
Caitlín R. Kiernan?Caitlin R. Kiernan
Nomination Effigy Nights Yoon Ha Lee
Nomination If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love Rachel Swirsky
Nomination Selkie Stories Are for Losers Sofia Samatar
Nomination The Ink Readers of Doi Saket (translation of De inktlezers van Doi Saket) Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Win Do You Like to Look at Monsters? Scott Nicolay
Nomination Death's Door Café Kaaron Warren
Nomination I Can See Right Through You Kelly Link
Nomination Jackalope Wives Ursula Vernon
Nomination The Fisher Queen Alyssa Wong
Win Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers Alyssa Wong
Nomination Pockets Amal El-Mohtar
Nomination The Deepwater Bride Tamsyn Muir
Nomination The Heat of Us: Notes Toward an Oral History Sam J. Miller
Nomination The Neurastheniac Selena Chambers
Win Das Steingeschöpf G. V. Anderson
Nomination Little Widow Maria Dahvana Headley
Nomination Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies Brooke Bolander
Nomination Seasons of Glass and Iron Amal El-Mohtar
Nomination The Fall Shall Further the Flight in Me Rachael K. Jones
Win The Birding: A Fairy Tale Natalia Theodoridou
Nomination Carnival Nine Caroline M. Yoachim
Nomination Clearly Lettered in a Mostly Steady Hand Fran Wilde
Nomination Old Souls Fonda Lee
Nomination Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™ Rebecca Roanhorse
Win Like a River Loves the Sky
Emma Törzs?Emma Torzs
Emma Toerzs
Win Ten Deals with the Indigo Snake Mel Kassel
Nomination A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies Alix E. Harrow
Nomination The Court Magician Sarah Pinsker
Nomination The Ten Things She Said While Dying: An Annotation Adam-Troy Castro
Win Read After Burning Maria Dahvana Headley
Nomination Blood Is Another Word for Hunger Rivers Solomon
Nomination Everyone Knows That They're Dead. Do You? Genevieve Valentine
Nomination For He Can Creep Siobhan Carroll
Nomination Postlude to the Afternoon of a Faun Jerome Stueart
Nomination The Blur in the Corner of Your Eye Sarah Pinsker
Win Glass Bottle Dancer Celeste Rita Baker
Nomination My Country Is a Ghost Eugenia Triantafyllou
Nomination Open House on Haunted Hill John Wiswell
Nomination The Nine Scents of Sorrow Jordan Taylor
Nomination The Women Who Sing for Sklep Kay Chronister
Win (emet) Lauren Ring
Nomination #Spring Love, #Pichal Pairi Usman T. Malik
Nomination If the Martians Have Magic
P. Djčlí Clark?P. Djeli Clark
Nomination The Demon Sage's Daughter Varsha Dinesh
Nomination The Failing Name Eugen Bacon and Seb Doubinsky
Nomination Where Oaken Hearts Do Gather Sarah Pinsker
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