We’re pleased to announce that the ceremony took place online, at 8.15pm on Monday 22nd February 2021.
It was streamed on our YouTube Channel, and if you subscribe and click the notification bell, you’ll get future updates as well. We will also carry it on the British Fantasy Society Facebook channels & you’ll be able to follow the proceedings via @BritFantasySoc on Twitter.
You can view the shortlists here.
The Winners were:
The Sydney J Bounds Award for Best Newcomer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, for The Water Dancer (Penguin)
Best Film/Television Production award
written and directed by Jordan Peele (Monkeypaw Productions et al.)
The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games,
by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas (New York University Press)
Best Comic/Graphic Novel
DIE, by Kieron Gillen & Stephanie Hans (Image)
Fiyah edited by DaVaun Sanders ( www.fiyahlitmag.com)
Best Independent Press
Best Audio award
edited by @jenralbert & @C_L_Clark.
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction for People of Color,
edited by Nisi Shawl (published by Solaris)
Best Short Fiction
The Pain-Eater’s Daughter,
by Laura Mauro (published by UndertowPubs)
Sing Your Sadness Deep
by Laura Mauro (published by Undertow)
This year the Karl Edward Wagner special award goes to Craig Lockley for his long, long service to the British Fantasy Society
by Priya Sharma (published by Tordotcom)
The Robert Holdstock Award for Best Fantasy Novel
The Bone Ships by RJ Barker, published by Orbit
The August Derleth Award for Best Horror novel
The Reddening, by Adam Nevill published by Ritual Limited