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Even More Awards

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It's what you get when you have WorldCon and Dragon*Con on the same weekend: a slew of award announcements. Here's three more of note.

The International Horror Guild announced in Atlanta the recipients of the 2001 IHG Awards for best horror or dark fantasy. Winners included Tim Powers' Declare for Best Novel and Adam's Fall by Sean Desmond for Best First Novel.

Meanwhile, up in Philadelphia the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists were awarding the Chesley Awards for best science fiction or fantasy artwork created, published, or first exhibited this year. Winners included John Jude Palencar for best Cover Illustration: Hardback, Jean Pierre Targete for Best Cover Illustration: Paperback, and Todd Lockwood for Best Cover Illustration: Magazine. See the 2001 Chesley Awards site for all of the nominees and winners.

Finally, the Gaylactic Network (a science-fiction, fantasy, and horror club for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgendered people and their friends) also announced in Philadelphia the winners of the Spectrum Awards for positive depictions of gay and lesbian themes in science ficiton and fantasy. Buffy the Vampire Slayer won the 2001 People's Choice Award and David Gerrold won Best Novel for Jumping Off the Planet. See the 2001 Spectrum Awards site for other nominees and winners.


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