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  • Joan Marie Verba
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 10, 2004
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      Eleanor Farrell wrote:
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      > (for MythAnnounce list)
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      > 2004 Mythopoeic Award Winners
      >
      > Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
      > Robin McKinley, Sunshine (Berkley, 2003)
      > Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature
      > Clare B. Dunkle, The Hollow Kingdom (Holt, 2003)
      > Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies
      > John Garth, Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth
      > (Houghton Mifflin, 2003)
      > Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies
      > John Lawrence & Robert Jewett, The Myth of the American Superhero
      > (Eerdmans, 2002)
      >
      > The Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature is given to the
      > fantasy novel, multi-volume, or
      > single-author story collection for adults published during 2003 that
      > best exemplifies "the spirit of the
      > Inklings." Reissues (such as paperback editions) are eligible if no
      > earlier edition was a finalist. Books
      > from a series are eligible if they stand on their own; otherwise, the
      > series is eligible the year its final
      > volume appears. The Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature
      > honors books for younger
      > readers (from "Young Adults" to picture books for beginning readers),
      > in the tradition of The Hobbit
      > or The Chronicles of Narnia. Rules for eligibility are otherwise the
      > same as for the Adult Literature
      > award. The question of which award a borderline book is best suited
      > for will be decided by consensus
      > of the committees.
      >
      > The Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies is given to books
      > on Tolkien, Lewis, and/or
      > Williams that make significant contributions to Inklings scholarship.
      > For this award, books first published
      > during the last three years (2001-2003) are eligible, including
      > finalists for previous years. The
      > Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies is given to
      > scholarly books on other
      > specific authors in the Inklings tradition, or to more general works
      > on the genres of myth and
      > fantasy. The period of eligibility is three years, as for the Inklings
      > Studies award.
      >
      > The winners of this year's awards were announced at the banquet during
      > Mythcon XXXV, which was
      > held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, from July 30th-August 2, 2004. A complete
      > list of Mythopoeic Award
      > winners is available on the Society web site:
      >
      > http://www.mythsoc.org/awards.html
      >
      > A complete list of finalists for the awards, text of recent acceptance
      > speeches, and selected book
      > reviews are also listed in this on-line section. For more information
      > about the Mythopoeic Awards,
      > please contact the Awards Administrator: Eleanor M. Farrell, P.O. Box
      > 320486, San Francisco, CA
      > 94132-0486. E-mail: emfarrell@....
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