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The August Derleth Award is an annual literary award by the British Fantasy Society, named after the American writer and editor August Derleth. It was inaugurated in 1972 for the best novel of the year, was not awarded in 2011, and was continued in 2012 for the best horror novel of the year.[clarification needed]


The August Derleth Award was conferred 45 times in 46 years to 2017, including 39 times to 2010 for the best novel of the year. Its multiple winners include Ramsey Campbell (6), Graham Joyce (5), Michael Moorcock and Stephen King (4).

Source: BFS Award Winners & Nominees, Worlds Without End ([1]

  • 2018 The Changeling, Victor LaValle


  1. ^ "BFS Award Winners & Nominees (Novel)". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2011-10-31.
  2. ^ "Winners of the British Fantasy Awards 2016". British Fantasy Society. Retrieved 2016-10-16.

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