The World Fantasy Award winners for works published in 2015 are:


  • The Chimes, Anna Smaill (Sceptre)
  • The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro (Knopf; Faber & Faber)
  • The Fifth Season, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  • Uprooted, Naomi Novik (Del Rey; Macmillan UK)
  • Savages, K.J. Parker (Subterranean)
  • A Head Full of Ghosts, Paul Tremblay (Morrow)

Long Fiction

  • The Unlicensed Magician, Kelly Barnhill (PS)
  • “The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn”, Usman T. Malik ( 4/22/15)
  • “Guignol”, Kim Newman (Horrorology)
  • “Waters of Versailles”, Kelly Robson ( 6/10/15)
  • “Farewell Blues”, Bud Webster (F&SF 1-2/15)

Short Fiction

  • “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers”, Alyssa Wong (Nightmare 10/15)
  • “The Neurastheniac”, Selena Chambers (Cassilda’s Song)
  • “Pockets”, Amal El-Mohtar (Uncanny 1-2/15)
  • “The Heat of Us: Notes Toward an Oral History”, Sam J. Miller (Uncanny 1-2/15)
  • “The Deepwater Bride”, Tamsyn Muir (F&SF 7-8/15)


  • She Walks in Shadows, Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles, eds. (Innsmouth Free Press)
  • The Doll Collection, Ellen Datlow, ed. (Tor)
  • Black Wings IV, S.T. Joshi, ed. (PS)
  • Cassilda’s Song, Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., ed. (Chaosium)
  • Aickman’s Heirs, Simon Strantzas, ed. (Undertow)


  • Bone Swans, C.S.E. Cooney (Mythic Delirium)
  • Leena Krohn: Collected Fiction, Leena Krohn (Cheeky Frawg)
  • Skein and Bone, V.H. Leslie (Undertow)
  • Get in Trouble, Kelly Link (Random House)
  • Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow, James Morrow (Wesleyan)
  • You Have Never Been Here, Mary Rickert (Small Beer)

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