1983 World Fantasy Award
Winners and Nominees
1983 World Fantasy Awards Ballot
WFC, held in Chicago, IL, was chaired by Robert Weinberg.
Judges were Bob Booth, John Coyne, Sharon Jarvis, Alan Ryan and Elizabeth Wollheim.
Life Achievement Winners
winner Roald Dahl
winner Michael Shea, Nifft the Lean
Charles L. Grant, The Nestling
George R.R. Martin, Fevre Dream
Thomas Tessier, Phantom
Gene Wolfe, The Sword of the Lictor
winner Charles L. Grant, "Confess the Seasons"
winner Karl Edward Wagner, "Beyond Any Measure"
Charles L. Grant, "Night's Swift Dragons"
Stephen King, "The Breathing Method"
Fritz Leiber, "Horrible Imaginings"
winner Tanith Lee, "The Gorgon"
Greg Bear, "Petra"
Dennis Etchison, "Deathtracks"
Michael Swanwick, "The Man Who Met Picasso"
Steve Rasnic Tem, "Firestorm"
winner Charles L. Grant, Nightmare Seasons
Dennis Etchison, The Dark Country
Charles L. Grant, ed., Shadows 5
Stephen King, Different Seasons
Alan Ryan, ed., Perpetual Light
Susan Shwartz, ed., Hecate's Cauldron
winner Michael Whelan
R. J. Krupowicz
Special Award - Professional
winner Donald M. Grant for Donald M. Grant, Publisher
Lester del Rey for Del Rey/Ballantine
David G. Hartwell for editing
Pat LoBrutto for editing
Douglas E. Winter for reviewing
Special Award - Non-Professional
winner Stuart David Schiff for Whispers
Francesco Cova for Kadath
W. Paul Ganley for Weirdbook
Robert T. Garcia for American Fantasy
Stephen Jones & David Sutton for Fantasy Tales
winner Arkham House