19/07/2010. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Jo Walton's novel Lifelode wins the 2010 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for adult fantasy literature.
And the winners are...
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
Jo Walton, Lifelode (NESFA Press)
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature
Grace Lin, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Little, Brown)
Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies
Dimitra Fimi, Tolkien, Race, and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies
Marek Oziewicz, One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L’Engle and Orson Scott Card (McFarland, 2008)
The Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature is given to the fantasy novel, multi-volume, or single-author story collection for adults published during 2009 that best exemplifies “the spirit of the Inklings.”
Books are eligible for two years after publication if not selected as a finalist during the first year of eligibility.
The Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies is given to books on Tolkien, Lewis, and/or Williams that make significant contributions to Inklings scholarship.
The winners of this year’s awards were announced at Mythcon XLI in Dallas, Texas, on July 11, 2010.
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