A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS and THE LAND ACROSS are finalists in the Novel category, and QUEEN VICTORIA’S BOOK OF SPELLS and DANGEROUS WOMEN are a finalists in the Anthology category.
Two Tor authors are being awarded the Life Achievement Award: Ellen Datlow and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, and Irene Gallo is a finalist for the Special Award–Professional for art direction for Tor.com.
Tor.com also has two finalists in the Novella category and one in the Short Story category.
Here is the complete list of Tor’s finalists:
- Novel: A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan and The Land Across by Gene Wolfe
- Anthology: Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling and Dangerous Women edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
- Novella: “Wakulla Springs” by Andy Duncan & Ellen Klages (Tor.com, 10/13) and “Burning Girls” by Veronica Schanoes (Tor.com, 6/13)
- Short Story: “The Ink Readers of Doi Saket” by Thomas Olde Heuvelt (Tor.com, 4/13)
- Special Award—Professional: Irene Gallo, for art direction of Tor.com
- Winners of the Life Achievement Award: Ellen Datlow and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
This year’s judges are Andy Duncan, Kij Johnson, Oliver Johnson, John Klima, and Liz Williams. Winners will be announced at the 2014 World Fantasy Convention held in Washington, D.C. in November.