2023 World Fantasy Awards
Ballot Instructions


  • All nominated material must have been published in 2022 or have a 2022 cover date.
  • Only living persons may be nominated. 
  • When listing stories or other material that may not be familiar to all the judges, please include pertinent information such as author, editor, Publisher/Source, magazine name and date, etc.
  • Members of World Fantasy Convention 2021, 2022, and 2023 may submit a nomination ballot. 


You may nominate up to five items in each category, in no particular order. You don’t have to nominate items in every category, but you must nominate in more than one. The items are not point-rated. The two items receiving the most nominations (except for those ineligible) will be placed on the final ballot. The remainder are added by the judges.

The awards are presented at the World Fantasy Convention Banquet.

Casting a Ballot by Letter Mail

Please mail the ballot in an envelope to:

Gordon Van Gelder

P.O. Box 3447

Hoboken, NJ 07030


The ballot must be postmarked by May 31, 2023.

Cast a Ballot by eMail

An email ballot can be sent to:

NOTE: All ballots will be verified against WFC membership lists from Montreal, New Orleans, and Kansas City.