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Mythopoeic Awards: 2007 Finalists Announced

Posted on June 09, 2007

The Mythopoeic Society has announced the finalists for the 2007 Mythopoeic Awards. Download the press release in PDF format. For more information about the awards, visit the Awards section of this site.

The winners of this year’s awards will be announced during Mythcon XXXVIII, to be held from August 3-6, 2007, in Berkeley, California.


Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature

  • Peter S. Beagle, The Line Between (Tachyon Publications)
  • Susanna Clarke, The Ladies of Grace Adieu (Bloomsbury USA)
  • Keith Donohue, The Stolen Child (Nan A. Talese)
  • Patricia A. McKillip, Solstice Wood (Ace Books)
  • Susan Palwick, The Necessary Beggar (Tor)
  • Tim Powers, Three Days to Never (William Morrow)

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature

  • Catherine Fisher, Corbenic (Greenwillow)
  • Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Spirits That Walk in Shadow (Viking)
  • Diana Wynne Jones, The Pinhoe Egg (Greenwillow)
  • Martine Leavitt, Keturah and Lord Death (Front Street)
  • Terry Pratchett, Wintersmith (HarperTeen)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies

  • Marjorie Burns, Perilous Realms: Celtic and Norse in Tolkien’s Middle-earth (University of Toronto Press, 2005)
  • Verlyn Flieger, Interrupted Music: The Making of Tolkien’s Mythology (Kent State University Press, 2005)
  • Peter Gilliver, Jeremy Marshall and Edmund Weiner, The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press, 2006)
  • Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond, The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide (Houghton Mifflin, 2006)

Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies

  • Simon Blaxland-de Lange, Owen Barfield: Romanticism Come of Age: A Biography (Temple Lodge, 2006)
  • Jerry Griswold, The Meanings of Beauty and the Beast (Broadview Press, 2004)
  • Charles Butler, Four British Fantasists: Place and Culture in the Children’s Fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper (Children’s Literature Association & Scarecrow Press, 2006)
  • G. Ronald Murphy, S.J., Gemstone of Paradise: The Holy Grail in Wolfram’s Parzival (Oxford University Press, 2006)
  • Milly Williamson, The Lure of the Vampire: Gender, Fiction and Fandom from Bram Stoker to Buffy (Wallflower, 2006)