Re: [mythsoc] 2007 Mythopoeic Awards nominations
This reminds me that I really need to renew my membership (moving to another
continent is not precisely conducive to keeping on top of these things) and
then I would very much like to serve on the scholarship committee again.
On 12/18/06, Eleanor Farrell <emfarrell@...> wrote:
> 2007 Mythopoeic Awards Announcement
> Individual members of the Mythopoeic Society are invited to nominate
> books for the 2007 Mythopoeic Awards, and/or to volunteer to serve on
> any of the committees. (You need not join the committee to make
> nominations.) Deadline for committee volunteers and for nominations
> (limit of five per person per category, please!) is February 15,
> 2007; send nominations to the awards administrator (see contact info
> below) via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail. Authors or publishers may
> not nominate their own books for any of the awards. Books published
> by the Mythopoeic Press are not eligible for the awards. The
> Mythopoeic Society does not accept or review unsolicited manuscripts.
> The Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature is given to the
> fantasy novel, multi-volume novel, or single-author story collection
> for adults published during the previous year that best exemplifies
> "the spirit of the Inklings". Books not selected as finalists in the
> year after publication are eligible for a second year. Books from a
> series are eligible if they stand on their own; otherwise, the series
> becomes 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 J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and/or Charles Williams that
> make significant contributions to Inklings scholarship. For this
> award, books first published during the previous three years 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.
> Winners of the 2007 Mythopoeic Awards will be announced at the 38th
> Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon 38), to be held from August
> 3-6, 2007, at the Clark Kerr Conference Center in Berkeley,
> Please contact Eleanor Farrell, the Awards Administrator, to nominate
> books, volunteer for committees, or ask questions about the
> Mythopoeic Awards process.
> Eleanor Farrell
> Mythopoeic Awards Administrator
> P.O. Box 320486
> San Francisco, CA 94132-0486
> E-mail: emfarrell@... <emfarrell%40earthlink.net>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
Alana M. Vincent Howard, BFA MA
Centre for Literature, Theology and the Arts
University of Glasgow
11 Kelvinhaugh Gate
00 44 784 758 3543 (outside the UK)
0784 758 3543 (inside the UK)
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]