Maria Dahvana Headley

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Awards Summary


Major Awards: 2



Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 15

— Major Awards —
Hugo Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by members of annual World Science Fiction Convention
(1 nomination; 1 win)

Beowulf — related work — winner

Nebula Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by SF & Fantasy Writers of America professional membership
(1 nomination)

“Give Her Honey When You Hear Her Scream” (Lightspeed Jul 2012) — short story — nomination

World Fantasy Awardsfor Fantasy works; juried, with nominations from World Fantasy Con members
(4 nominations; 1 win)

for Beowulf: A New Translation (MCD x FSG Originals US/Scribe UK) — special award, professional — nomination

“Read After Burning” (A People's Future of the United States) — short fiction — winner

The Mere Wife (MCD) — novel — nomination

“Little Widow” (Nightmare Sep 2016) — short fiction — nomination

Shirley Jackson Awardsfor works of psychological horror and dark fantastic, juried
(2 nominations)

“Adriftica” (Robots vs Fairies) — novelette — nomination

“The Traditional” (Lightspeed May 2013) — short fiction — nomination

— Locus Awards and Poll —
Locus Awardsfor SF/F/H works, polled by readers of Locus Magazine
(6 nominations)

Beowulf (MCS x FSG Originals) — horror novel — 3rd place

“The Girlfriend's Guide to Gods” ( 23 Jan 2020) — short story — 7th place

The Mere Wife (MCD) — fantasy novel — 2nd place

“The Tallest Doll in New York City” ( 14 Feb 2014) — short story — 31st place

Unnatural Creatures (Neil Gaiman & MDH, eds.) (Harper; Bloomsbury) — anthology — 5th place

“Give Her Honey When You Hear Her Scream” (Lightspeed Jul 2012) — short story — 25th place

— Other Awards —
WSFA Small Press Awardfor short fiction from small press publications, voted by member of Washington SF Assn
(1 nomination)

“The Traditional” (Lightspeed May 2013) — shortlist — nomination

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