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JV
Posted on Sunday, November 02, 2003 - 01:16 pm:   

Jason, Jeremy, and Ben of NS have just won the World Fantasy Award!

Leviathan tied for the win with Ellen and Terri's Green Man in the antho category.

Zoran won in the novella category.

Jeff Ford won for best collection and best short story ("Creation")

Gordon Van Gelder also won one!

Congrats to all the winners! I'm sure I've left someone out, so go to Locus Online for more info. Going down to the bar now.
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ben peek
Posted on Sunday, November 02, 2003 - 03:46 pm:   

hey, cool as, congrats to everyone.
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Luís
Posted on Sunday, November 02, 2003 - 05:59 pm:   

Congrats, everyone!
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Luis
Posted on Sunday, November 02, 2003 - 06:18 pm:   

Who won best novel?
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Laura Anne, former WFC judge
Posted on Sunday, November 02, 2003 - 06:42 pm:   

Tie, between Pat McKillip and Graham Joyce.
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Anne S
Posted on Sunday, November 02, 2003 - 07:41 pm:   

Congratulations to all!
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Neal Stanifer
Posted on Sunday, November 02, 2003 - 09:37 pm:   

Congratulations, winners! Next time, try for the Nobel Prize; they pay off in cash.
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Martinus
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 07:05 am:   

Congratulations! :-)

Martin
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Jay Caselberg
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 07:07 am:   

Well done, guys!
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John Klima
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 07:42 am:   

Congrats! It was nice to meet you finally, even though I was only there for a short while!

JK
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Cheryl
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 10:23 am:   

Congratulations all round, especially to Zoran who came through in what I thought was an exceptionally tough field. Sorry I missed the con (but I will be at FantasyCon to see if Joyce can pull off a repeat in the British Fantasy Awards).
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Bob
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 11:05 am:   

Beer's on me, Jason and Jeremy! I bet I could buy four or five rounds of better beer than I could the other night in D.C.!
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GabrielM
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 11:46 am:   

I just consider myself damn lucky (and honored) to have been at the table with all the Ministry / Night Shade folks on this occasion. The awards just wouldn't stop coming, and even those that were picked up by others at least went to well-deserving nominees. The judges did a fine, fine job this year.

Looks like the Lagavulin was well enjoyed. Allen Ruch and Mark Roberts and I managed to finish off the bottle in my room around 3 am or so....
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paulw
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 12:30 pm:   

Hear, hear! The entire room was beginning to list in the Ministry-Night Shade direction because of all those big heavy heads -- er, the awards, I mean! Congratulations to all!!
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Robert Devereux
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 04:01 pm:   

Congratulations guys. It was nice meeting you guys, and it was an honor to be at one of the two Nightshade/Ministry tables during the awards (with six statues between the two tables).
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Forrest
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 04:52 pm:   

Many thanks, everyone. What a great con! Had a great time hanging out with you all, discussing things, learning from you, and partying. You all made it worth it!

And for those of you that made good-natured jokes about the trophy being firmly fixed to my hand for so long afterwards - my wrist hurts like hell, and I'm pretty sure it's from toting Lovecraft around for so long. I know: Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it. Oh well.

Again, thanks to everyone for their congrats and for a great time. I thought I was over the shock yesterday, but I still get intermittent waves of "Holy Crap! I won the friggin' World Fantasy Award."

I'm hoping some of you might go over to my board and post a con report or two (short or long, I don't care).

Forrest
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Forrest
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 05:14 pm:   

I'd also like to add my congrats to the other winners - all well-deserved.

Forrest

PS: Few things are more terrifying than walking into a hotel room with four disembodied HP Lovecraft heads staring at you through pupil-less eyes. *Brrrrrr!!!*
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Steve Taylor
Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003 - 08:34 pm:   

Or, post con reports over here, on the general board, where more people will see them. Or links to con reports on blogs.

Steve

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Robert Devereux
Posted on Tuesday, November 04, 2003 - 12:23 pm:   

Not a real blog, but I've got a report for my one day at the con up at my site

http://RobertDevereux.com/wfc.html
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JV
Posted on Tuesday, November 04, 2003 - 02:14 pm:   

A somewhat dark photo of the winners...

JV

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ellen
Posted on Tuesday, November 04, 2003 - 02:18 pm:   

Hey Devereaux--how did I miss you? I didn't see you all weekend!!!

Congratulations to everyone who won and kudos for you, Laura Anne and the other judges, who I think had their work cut out for them.
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Robert Devereux
Posted on Tuesday, November 04, 2003 - 03:01 pm:   

I was pretty easy to miss - I wasn't at the whole convention, just two hours in the dealers room, and then the awards dinner, and then a bit of haning out in the bar. Most of the time was spent with the Ministry/Nightshade/Prime people. I didn't vigoursly pursue anyone, mostly just waited until they wandered by me (thus missing meeting quite a few people).
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Forrest
Posted on Tuesday, November 04, 2003 - 04:08 pm:   

Great Con report, Robert. By the way, I listened to your CD thrice on the way home from DC. Wonderful stuff, my expectations, fed by your sound samples, were well met. A really neat project, with such good music, artwork, readings, and the Shriek excerpt.

Forrest
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rfw
Posted on Wednesday, November 05, 2003 - 06:20 am:   

Hi Robert. I wish I'd had a chance to talk to you more at the banquet or after. You'll have to come to more of these things.

Another Robert
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Robert Devereux
Posted on Wednesday, November 05, 2003 - 04:29 pm:   

Forrest: Thanks. By the way, if you want to write up a few words, CDBaby allows you to submit reviews.
http://www.cdbaby.com/review/devereux

Robert: Maybe at some other con. I'm interested in hitting others, at least for the chance to meet and talk with people.
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Forrest
Posted on Thursday, November 06, 2003 - 09:11 am:   

Done. Though CDBaby says they can take up to two weeks to get the review up.

Forrest
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Robert Devereux
Posted on Thursday, November 06, 2003 - 05:20 pm:   

Thanks Forrest. I just checked and they're showing the review now. My first review, yay!
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Stepan Chapman
Posted on Friday, November 07, 2003 - 12:04 am:   

Congratulations to everyone involved with Leviathan 3 and Night Shade Books. It couldn't happen to a finer anthology or a nicer bunch of guys.
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Forrest
Posted on Friday, November 07, 2003 - 12:05 pm:   

Ah, but Stepan, you are a good part of the reason it's such a fine anthology! Please, never, never stop writing!

Forrest
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fay swan
Posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2007 - 03:08 am:   

Congraturlations on winning the award!

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