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World Fantasy Convention. The Fourth World Fantasy Convention, Program - Page 18. October 13, 1978 - October 15, 1978. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 12, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/907/show/897.

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World Fantasy Convention. (October 13, 1978 - October 15, 1978). The Fourth World Fantasy Convention, Program - Page 18. Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/907/show/897

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Title The Fourth World Fantasy Convention, Program
Creator (LCNAF)
  • World Fantasy Convention
Date October 13, 1978 - October 15, 1978
Description A program book for the Fourth World Fantasy Convention.
Donor Leiber, Fritz; Leiber, Justin
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Science fiction conventions
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Science fiction
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Leiber, Fritz
  • World Fantasy Convention
  • Austin, Alicia
  • Wilson, Gahan
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Fort Worth, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • brochures
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1984-003, Box 57, Folder 38
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Original Collection Fritz Leiber Papers
Digital Collection Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/1984_003
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript J The Third World Fantasy Convention was held in Los Angeles with Richard Matheson as Guest of Honor, Gahan Wilson as Toastmaster, and Dennis and Cynthia Rickard as Chairpersons. This year, for the first time, nominations from fans were accepted. A ballot was sent out to all members of the previous conventions and the top two nominations went on the final ballot. The panel of judges then made further nominations and selected the winners. The judges were Robert Bloch, David Drake, Harlan Ellison, Charles L. Grant, and Robert Weinberg. The nominees for Best Novel were: The Doll Who Ate His Mother, by Ramsey Campbell The Dragon and the George, by Gordon Dickson The Sailor on the Seas of Fate, by Michael Moorcock The Acts of King Arthur and his Noble Knights, by John Steinbeck Dark Crusade, by Karl Edward Wagner with the winner being Doctor Rat, by William Kotzwinkle. This book is a powerful, disturbing modern fantasy with man in the role of villain. The nominees for Best Short Fiction were: "The Companion," by Ramsey Campbell "It Only Comes Out at Night," by Dennis Etchison "What is Life?", by Robert Sheckley "Two Suns Setting," by Karl Edward Wagner with the winner being "There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding," by Russell Kirk. Arkham House will soon be publishing a collection of Kirk's tales entitled Princess of All Lands. The nominees for Best Collection were: Long After Midnight, by Ray Bradbury Cinnabar, by Edward Bryant Superhorror, edited by Ramsey Campbell The Height of the Scream, by Ramsey Campbell Flashing Swords #3, edited by Lin Carter with the winner being Frights, edited by Kirby McCauley. The nominees for Special Award, Professional category were: ' Arkham House Ballantine Books DAW Books Edward L. Ferman with the winner being Alternate World Recordings. The first recording company to win a fantasy award has recorded readings by Robert Bloch, Harlan Ellison, and Fritz Leiber, among others. 17