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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 – 2006

Announcements: Finalists (July 2, 2006) | Winners (August 12, 2006) | Acceptance Remarks


Fantasy Awards

Adult Literature

  • Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman *
  • The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
  • The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Metallic Love by Tanith Lee
  • The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl by Tim Pratt

Children’s Literature

  • The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud * (consisting of The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem’s Eye, and Ptolemy’s Gate)
  • Valiant by Holly Black
  • Wizards at War by Diane Duane
  • By These Ten Bones by Clare B. Dunkle

Scholarship Awards

Inklings Studies

  • The Lord of the Rings: A Reader’s Companion by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull *
  • Perilous Realms: Celtic and Norse in Tolkien’s Middle-earth by Marjorie Burns
  • Interrupted Music: The Making of Tolkien’s Mythology by Verlyn Flieger
  • Smith of Wootton Major: Expanded Edition by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Verlyn Flieger
  • The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of C.S. Lewis by Alan Jacobs

Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • National Dreams: The Remaking of Fairy Tales in Nineteenth-Century England by Jennifer Schacker *
  • The Meanings of Beauty and the Beast by Jerry Griswold
  • Readers in Wonderland: The Liberating Worlds of Fantasy Fiction from Dorothy to Harry Potter by Deborah O’Keefe
  • The Dharma of Dragons and Daemons: Buddhist Themes in Modern Fantasy by David R. Loy & Linda Goodhew