The winners of the 2012 World Fantasy Awards have been announced. Two books were nominated by attendees of the 2011 World Fantasy Convention, and the remaining nominees were chosen by judges. The winners were chosen by the 2012 judges: John Berlyne, James P. Blaylock, Stephen Gallagher, Mary Kay Kare, and Jacques Post.
The announcement was made on November 4 at the World Fantasy Convention in Toronto, Canada.
- “A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong”, K.J. Parker (Subterranean Winter 2011)
- “The Paper Menagerie”, Ken Liu (F&SF 3-4/11)
- The Weird, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (Corvus; Tor, published May 2012)
- John Coulthart
Special Award Professional
- Eric Lane, for publishing in translation - Dedalus books
Special Award Non-Professional
- Raymond Russell & Rosalie Parker, for Tartarus Press