World Fantasy Award—Life Achievement

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The World Fantasy Awards are given each year by the World Fantasy Convention for the best fantasy fiction and fantasy art published in English during the preceding calendar year.wikipedia
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Frank Belknap Long

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During his life, Long received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement (at the 1978 World Fantasy Convention), the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement (in 1987, from the Horror Writers Association), and the First Fandom Hall of Fame Award (1977).

Roald Dahl

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His awards for contribution to literature include the 1983 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the British Book Awards' Children's Author of the Year in 1990.

Jack Vance

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Vance won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1984 and he was a Guest of Honor at the 1992 World Science Fiction Convention in Orlando, Florida.

Fritz Leiber

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Next year he won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.

World Fantasy Award

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The World Fantasy Awards are given each year by the World Fantasy Convention for the best fantasy fiction and fantasy art published in English during the preceding calendar year.

E. F. Bleiler

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Bleiler received the Pilgrim Award for lifetime achievement in science fiction scholarship in 1984, the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1988, the First Fandom Hall of Fame award in 1994, and the International Horror Guild Living Legend award in 2004.

C. L. Moore

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In 1981, Moore received two annual awards for her career in fantasy literature: the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, chosen by a panel of judges at the World Fantasy Convention, and the Gandalf Grand Master Award, chosen by vote of participants in the World Science Fiction Convention.

Theodore Sturgeon

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(One was the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement from the 1985 World Fantasy Convention.) His best work was published before the establishment and consolidation of the leading genre awards, while his later production was scarcer and weaker.

Stephen King

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He has also received awards for his contribution to literature for his entire oeuvre, such as the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement (2004) and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America (2007).

Richard Matheson

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Matheson received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1984 and the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Horror Writers Association in 1991.

E. Hoffmann Price

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He received the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1984.

L. Sprague de Camp

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The Science Fiction Writers of America made him its fourth SFWA Grand Master in 1979 and he won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1984, a Special Achievement Sidewise Award for Alternate History in 1996, citing "seminal works in the field," and the Hugo Award for Nonfiction in 1997 for his autobiography, Time and Chance.

Philip José Farmer

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In 2001 Farmer won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the Science Fiction Writers of America made him its 19th SFWA Grand Master in the same year.

Terry Pratchett

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He received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 2010.

Gene Wolfe

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Wolfe won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1996, a judged award at the annual World Fantasy Convention.

Donald Wandrei

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*World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement (1984) (Wandrei refused to accept the award)

Harlan Ellison

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Ellison won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1993.

Patricia A. McKillip

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In 2008, she was a recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.

Lloyd Alexander

In 2003 Alexander received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.

Ursula K. Le Guin

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At the 1995 World Fantasy Convention she won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, a judged recognition of outstanding service to the fantasy field.

John Crowley (author)

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Carol Emshwiller

In 2005, she was awarded the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.