1979 World Fantasy Award
Winners and Nominees
1979 World Fantasy Awards Ballot
WFC, held in Providence, RI, was chaired by Bob Booth.
Judges were Poul Anderson, Terry Carr, Dennis Etchison, Elizabeth A. Lynn and Roy A. Squires.
Life Achievement Winners
winner Jorge Luis Borges
winner Michael Moorcock, Gloriana
Les Daniels, The Black Castle
Charles L. Grant, The Sound of Midnight
Stephen King, The Stand
Tanith Lee, Night's Master
winner Avram Davidson, "Naples"
Michael Bishop, "Within the Walls of Tyre"
Avram Davidson, "A Good Night's Sleep"
Charles L. Grant, "Hear Me Now, My Sweet Abbey Rose"
Larry Niven, "The Magic Goes Away"
winner Charles L. Grant, ed., Shadows
Avram Davidson, The Redward Edward Papers
Stephen King, Night Shift
Fritz Leiber, Heroes and Horrors
Gerald W. Page, ed., Year's Best Horror VI
Karl Edward Wagner, Night Winds
winner Alicia Austin
winner Dale Enzenbacher
Special Award - Professional
winner Edward L. Ferman for F&SF
Donald M. Grant for Donald M. Grant, Publisher
Special Award - Non-Professional
winner Donald H. Tuck for The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Paul C. Allen for Fantasy Newsletter
Pat Cadigan & Arnie Fenner for Shayol
W. Paul Ganley for Weirdbook
Stuart David Schiff for Whispers &, Whispers Press
winner Kirby McCauley