2020 Cóyotl Awards winners announcedPosted by dronon on Sun 9 May 2021 - 01:24
The Cóyotl Awards are awarded annually by the Furry Writers' Guild to recognize excellence in anthropomorphic literature. This year there's a new award category! "Other Work", for things that exemplify the best in furry writing in a way that doesn't fit into the other categories.
The winners and nominees for 2020, who were announced on May 8 on Twitch, are...
2018 Cóyotl Awards winners announcedPosted by dronon on Fri 24 May 2019 - 22:31
The Cóyotl Awards are awarded annually by the Furry Writers' Guild to recognize excellence in anthropomorphic literature. The winners and nominees for 2018, who were announced on May 24 at Furlandia 2019 in Portland, Oregon, are...
2017 Cóyotl Awards winners announcedPosted by dronon on Sat 26 May 2018 - 00:41
The Cóyotl Awards are awarded annually by the Furry Writers' Guild to recognize excellence in anthropomorphic literature. The winners and nominees for 2017, who were announced on May 25 at Furlandia 2018 in Portland, Oregon, are...
2013 Cóyotl Award nominees announced and open for votingPosted by crossaffliction on Mon 11 Aug 2014 - 04:15
The Furry Writers Guild’s annual Cóyotl Awards are now open for voting by all members of the guild in good standing. The Cóyotl Awards were founded in 2012 to recognize excellence in anthropomorphic literature and promote quality writing within the furry fandom.
Voting will last until August 31, and winners will be announced at this year’s Rainfurrest.
The nominees are:
Furry authors' picks: the 2012 Cóyotl Award winnersPosted by GreenReaper on Thu 18 Oct 2012 - 20:18
If you read Flayrah, you've heard plenty about the Ursa Majors. You might have missed our coverage of the Cóyotl Awards, though.
A few months ago, they published their first annual list of nominees, and the winners were announced at this month's RainFurrest. Only members of the Furry Writer's Guild can participate, so the picks below give a good idea of what furry authors think is worth reading.
Cóyotl Awards 2012 nominations open until April 15Posted by dronon on Fri 30 Mar 2012 - 11:12
As an alternative to the Ursa Major Awards, the Furry Writers' Guild (FWG) recently set up the Cóyotl Awards to promote quality writing within furry fandom. Unlike the Ursas, which have open nominations and a rank-based voting system, the Cóyotl Awards are using a more complex scoring structure based on plot, character, setting and literary merit.
Both general and mature works are eligible for nomination, but you can't nominate work you are directly involved with (as specified in the rules). Nominations are to close after April 15.
Nominating and voting is limited to people in the Guild, whose membership requires having stories previously published by other people (i.e., submitted to and accepted by the editor of an online or print publication; not posted to your Fur Affinity or SoFurry page).
Furry Writers' Guild plan juried fiction awardPosted by GreenReaper on Fri 2 Dec 2011 - 16:19
Progress is being made on the Cóyotl Awards, a juried award for furry fiction to be run by the Furry Writers' Guild, with the first winners announced at Rainfurrest 2012 next September.
While some details remain private to guild members, preliminary rules have been published. The award is currently to be presented in General and Mature sections for the best Short Story, Novella (over 7500 words) and Novel (over 40,000 words).
Each member may submit five nominations to each category for works they are uninvolved with to a five-member council, rating them on plot, character, setting and literary merit; the four works with the highest weighted average will be voted on by guild members.
Update (18 Oct): The restriction on the number of nominations was removed before the ballot closed.