1981 World Fantasy Award
Winners and Nominees
1981 World Fantasy Awards Ballot
WFC, held in Berkeley CA, was chaired by Jack Rems and Jeff Frane.
Judges were Paul C. Allen, C.J. Cherryh, Gardner Dozois, Donald M. Grant and Arthur W. Saha.
Life Achievement Winners
winner C.L. Moore
winner Gene Wolfe, The Shadow of the Torturer
Parke Godwin, Firelord
Stephen King, The Mist
Peter Straub, Shadowland
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Ariosto
winner Howard Waldrop, "The Ugly Chickens"
Suzy McKee Charnas, "Unicorn Tapestry"
T.E.D. Klein, "Children of the Kingdom"
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, "Cabin 33"
winner Kirby McCauley, ed., Dark Forces
Ramsey Campbell, ed., New Terrors 1
Orson Scott Card ed., Dragons of Light
Harlan Ellison, Shatterday
Charles L. Grant, ed., Shadows 3
Bill Pronzini, ed., Mummy! A Chrestomathy of Crypt-ology
winner Michael Whelan
Special Award - Professional
winner Donald A. Wollheim for DAW Books
Terry Carr for anthologies
Lester del Rey for Del Rey/Ballantine
Edward L. Ferman for F&SF
David G. Hartwell for editing
Tim Underwood & Chuck Miller for Underwood - Miller
Special Award - Non-Professional
winner Pat Cadigan & Arnie Fenner for Shayol
Charles de Lint & Charles Saunders for Triskell Press & Dragonfields
W. Paul Ganley for Weirdbook
Stephen Jones & David Sutton for Fantasy Tales
winner Gahan Wilson