Skip to content



Mythopoeic Awards

Mythopoeic Awards – 2011

Announcements: Finalists (May 17) | Winners (July 17) | Acceptance Remarks (July 31)

Fantasy Awards

Adult Literature

Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord
Karen Lord, Redemption in Indigo (Small Beer Press)
Buy Redemption in Indigo from Amazon

Children’s Literature

The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
Megan Whalen Turner, The Queen’s Thief Series consisting of The Thief, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, and A Conspiracy of Kings
(Greenwillow Books)
Buy The Thief from Amazon

Scholarship Awards

Inklings Studies

Planet Narnia by Michael Ward
Michael Ward, Planet Narnia (Oxford, 2008)
Buy Planet Narnia from Amazon

Myth & Fantasy Studies

The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale
Caroline Sumpter, The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale (McFarland, 2008)
Buy The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale from Amazon


All Finalists

Fantasy Awards

Adult Literature

  • Karen Lord, Redemption in Indigo (Small Beer Press) *
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, Under Heaven (Roc)
  • Patricia A. McKillip, The Bards of Bone Plain (Ace)
  • Devon Monk, A Cup of Normal (Fairwood Press)
  • Sharon Shinn, Troubled Waters (Ace)

Children’s Literature

  • Megan Whalen Turner, The Queen’s Thief series, consisting of The Thief, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, and A Conspiracy of Kings (Greenwillow Books) *
  • Catherine Fisher, Incarceron and Sapphique (Dial)
  • Terry Pratchett, I Shall Wear Midnight (HarperCollins)
  • Polly Shulman, The Grimm Legacy (Putnam Juvenile)
  • Heather Tomlinson, Toads and Diamonds (Henry Holt)

Scholarship Awards

Inklings Studies

  • Michael Ward, Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis (Oxford Univ. Press, 2008) *
  • Bradford Lee Eden, ed., Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien (McFarland, 2010)
  • Verlyn Flieger and Douglas A. Anderson, eds., Tolkien on Fairy-stories: Expanded Edition, with Commentary and Notes (HarperCollins, 2008)
  • Douglas Charles Kane, Arda Reconstructed: The Creation of the Published Silmarillion (Lehigh Univ. Press, 2009)
  • Steve Walker, The Power of Tolkien’s Prose: Middle-earth’s Magical Style (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)

Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • Caroline Sumpter, The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) *
  • Don W. King, ed., Out of my Bone: The Letters of Joy Davidman (Eerdmans Pub., 2009)
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheek by Jowl (Aqueduct Press, 2009)
  • Farah Mendlesohn, Rhetorics of Fantasy (Wesleyan Univ. Press, 2008)
  • Leslie A. Sconduto, Metamorphoses of the Werewolf: A Literary Study from Antiquity through the Renaissance (McFarland, 2008)