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Mythopoeic Society

a non-profit organization devoted to the study of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, the Inklings, and the genres of myth and fantasy


Mythopoeic Awards

Mythopoeic Awards – 2002

Announcements: Acceptance Remarks


Fantasy Awards

Adult Literature

  • The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold *
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • Ill Met by Moonlight by Sarah A. Hoyt
  • The Other Wind by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Declare by Tim Powers

Children’s Literature

  • The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson *
  • The Wizard’s Dilemma by Diane Duane
  • Island of the Aunts by Eva Ibbotson
  • The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine

Scholarship Awards

Inklings Studies

  • Tolkien’s Legendarium: Essays on the History of Middle-earth, edited by Verlyn Flieger and Carl F. Hostetter *
  • J.R.R. Tolkien and His Literary Resonances, edited by George Clark and Daniel Timmons
  • Women Among the Inklings: Gender, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Charles Williams by Candice Fredrick and Sam McBride
  • C.S. Lewis, Poet: The Legacy of His Poetic Impulse by Don W. King

Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • The Owl, the Raven & the Dove: The Religious Meaning of the Grimms’ Magic Fairy Tales by G. Ronald Murphy *
  • Fairytale in the Ancient World by Graham Anderson
  • Twice Upon a Time: Women Writers and the History of the Fairy Tale by Elizabeth Wanning Harries
  • The Quest for the Grail: Arthurian Legend in British Art 1840-1920 by Christine Poulson