World Fantasy Convention

1984 World Fantasy Award
Winners and Nominees

1984 World Fantasy Awards Ballot

WFC, held in Ottawa, ON, was chaired by Rodger Turner and John Bell.
Judges were Ellen Asher, Ginjer Buchanan, Les Daniels, Mimi Panitch and George H. Scithers.

Life Achievement Winners

winner L. Sprague de Camp
winner Richard Matheson
winner E. Hoffmann Price
winner Jack Vance
winner Donald Wandrei


winner John M. Ford, The Dragon Waiting
Stephen King, Pet Sematary
Manuel Mujica Lainez, The Wandering Unicorn
R.A. MacAvoy, Tea With the Black Dragon
George R.R. Martin, The Armageddon Rag
Jack Vance, Lyonesse


winner Kim Stanley Robinson, "Black Air"
Scott Baker, "The Lurking Duck"
Michael Bishop, "The Monkey's Bride"
Tanith Lee, "Nunc Dimittis"
Elizabeth A. Lynn, "The Red Hawk"

Short Fiction

winner Tanith Lee, "Elle Est Trois, (La Mort)"
Leigh Kennedy, "The Silent Cradle"
David Morrell, "The Hundred-Year Christmas"
Lucius Shepard, "Solitario's Eyes"
Karl Edward Wagner, "Into Whose Hands"
William F. Wu, "Wong's Lost and Found Emporium"


winner Robertson Davies, High Spirits
Charles L. Grant, ed., The Dodd, Mead Gallery of Horror
Charles L. Grant, ed., Shadows 6
Tanith Lee, Red As Blood
Jane Yolen, Tales of Wonder


winner Stephen Gervais
Jill Bauman
Edward Gorey
Robert Gould
Don Maitz
Rowena Morrill

Special Award - Professional

winner Ian & Betty Ballantine, J. Chant, George Sharp & David Larkin for The High Kings
Everett F. Bleiler for The Guide to Supernatural Fiction
L. Sprague & Catherine Crook de Camp, Jane W. Griffin for Dark Valley Destiny
Edward L. Ferman for F&SF
Pat LoBrutto for editing

Special Award - Non-Professional

winner Stephen Jones & David Sutton for Fantasy Tales
Robert A. Collins for Fantasy Newsletter
W. Paul Ganley for Weirdbook
Robert M. Price for Crypt of Cthulhu
Douglas E. Winter for reviewing

Convention Award

winner Donald M. Grant
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