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Judges for the World Fantasy Awards Announced
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Date: 21 February 2007 /

Here's the 2007 judging panel for the World Fantasy Awards, covering the 2006 awards year. Also includes mailing address for sending eligible material.

John Douglas, Awards Administrator

Gavin Grant

    176 Prospect Avenue
    Northampton, MA 01060
Ed Greenwood
    P.O. Box 280
    44 Percy Street
    Colborne, Ontario
    K0K 1S0 CANADA
    All shipments must have BOTH the box number AND the street address on them. Publishers sending through Customs (e.g. from US) should mark the shipments "promotional materials/not for sale or resale"
Jeremy Lassen
    1423 33rd Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94122
Jeff Mariotte
    Flying M Ranch
    1205 E. Jackrabbit Trail
    Douglas, AZ 85607
Carsten Polzin
    Georgenstrasse 4
    Editorial Director Piper Fantasy
    Piper Verlag GmbH
    80799 Munich
    Germany

Convention Chair: Joseph T. Berlant, Chair (chairman@firstduty.com); 2007 World Fantasy Convention; PO Box 1086; Schenectady, New York 12301.

The judges for the 2006 World Fantasy Awards have now been empanelled, for work published in 2006. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MATERIALS SENT TO THE JUDGES MUST BE RECEIVED BY JUNE 1, 2007.

The Gahan Wilson designed trophies will be presented to the winners at the convention, to be held Thursday-Sunday, November 1-4, 2007 at the Saratoga City Center and the Saratoga Hotel & Conference Center (formerly the Prime Hotel), 534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA. $139US Single-Double plus tax; additional person $15/night. Mini-suites are available for $169 Single-Double plus tax. Email reservations form to SaratogaRoomControl@luxuryresorts.com, street mail form to hotel, or fax form to 1-518-584-7430. Attending Membership: $125US until March 31, 2007; Supporting: $35US. See Progress Report 1 for registration form and methods.

If you have any material that you wish to be considered by the panel, please send them directly to the addresses above, and very importantly, please mark all packages as PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS – NOT FOR SALE OR RESALE – NO COMMERCIAL VALUE -- WORLD FANTASY AWARDS MATERIALS. Also, please make sure to send a file copy of all materials to this office so a comprehensive list may be kept. This is the only way the judges can consider all eligible items, and you can be sure that your work has been given fair attention.

Qualifications: All books must have been published in 2006; magazines must have a 2006 cover date; only living authors and editors are eligible.

Fantasy Types: ALL FANTASY is eligible.

Categories: Life Achievement; Best Novel; Best Novella (10,001 to 40,000 words); Best Short Story; Best Anthology; Best Collection; Best Artist; Special Award--Pro; Special Award--Non-Pro.

Please note the nominees in the Life Achievement category will not be released. Only the winner's name will be announced at the awards banquet.

All questions pertaining to the convention should be directed to the Convention Chairs.

Questions of eligibility, the judges, and the administration may be sent to my attention.

Once again, the World Fantasy Convention and Administration are most pleased to be working with you, and with your continued good will and support, we shall successfully uphold the already prestigious reputation of the World Fantasy Awards.

Thank you very much for your time, and for your assistance.

Peter Dennis Pautz, President
World Fantasy Awards Association
P.O. Box 43; Mukilteo, WA 98275-0043

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