L. Sprague de Camp


science fiction awards database

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Awards Summary

Career and Special Awards: 6

Major Awards: 2

 

Other Awards: 4

Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 38

— Career and Special Awards —
SFWA Grand Master Awardchosen by SF & Fantasy Writers of America officers
winner

World Fantasy Awardsfor Fantasy works; juried, with nominations from World Fantasy Con members
life achievement — winner

First Fandom Hall of Fame Awardfor fans active at the time of the first World SF Convention
winner

Forry Awardfor lifetime achievement, presented by the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society
winner

I-CON Awardfor contributions to SF/F/H, presented by annual convention I-CON
(LSdC & Catherine Crook de Camp) Gallun Award — winner

Pilgrim Awardfor lifetime contribution to SF and fantasy scholarship
winner

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

Time & Chance: An Autobiography (Donald M. Grant) — nonfiction book — winner

“A Gun for Dinosaur” (Galaxy Mar 1956) — novelette — nomination

feature writer — nomination

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

Dark Valley Destiny (by LSdC, Catherine Crook de Camp & Jane Whittington Griffin) (Bluejay) — special award, professional — nomination

life achievement — nomination

life achievement — nomination

life achievement — nomination

life achievement — nomination

life achievement — nomination

for Lovecraft: A Biography — special award, professional — nomination

International Fantasy Awardsfor SF/F works, juried
(1 nomination; 1 win)

Lands Beyond (by Willy Ley & LSdC) (Rinehart) — nonfiction — winner

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

Years in the Making: The Time-Travel Stories of L. Sprague de Camp (NESFA Press) — collection — 10th place

Time & Chance: An Autobiography (Donald M. Grant) — nonfiction — 2nd place

“The Satanic Illusion” (Asimov's Nov 1992) — novelette — 14th place

“The Round-Eyed Barbarians” (Amazing Stories Jan 1992) — short story — 27th place

The Best of L. Sprague de Camp (Ballantine Del Rey) — single author collection — 7th place

“Heretic in a Balloon” (Asimov's Winter 1977) — novella — 13th place

Lovecraft: A Biography (Doubleday) — associational item — 4th place

Science Fiction Handbook, Revised (by LSdC & Catherine Crook de Camp) (Owlswick) — associational item — 6th place

The Reluctant Shaman (Pyramid) — anthology/collection — 11th place

— Other Awards —
Analog Readers Pollfor stories, articles, and art published by Analog, polled by readers
(3 nominations; 1 win)

“Goat Island” (Analog Apr 1993) — fact article — 4th place

“The Ape-Man Within Us” (Analog Jun 1989) — fact article — winner

“Man's Biological Future” (Analog Nov 1980) — article — 4th place

Gandalf Awardsfor fantasy novels and grand masters, administered in parallel with the Hugos
(3 nominations; 1 win)

grand master of fantasy — winner

grand master of fantasy — nomination

grand master of fantasy — nomination

Retro Hugo Awardsfor SF works 50 years past, voted by members of the World SF Convention
(4 nominations)

“The Mathematics of Magic” (by LSdC & Fletcher Pratt) (Unknown Aug 1940) — novella — nomination

“The Roaring Trumpet” (by LSdC & Fletcher Pratt) (Unknown May 1940) — novella — nomination

“Hyperpilosity” (Astounding Science-Fiction Apr 1938) — short story — nomination

Science-Fiction Handbook (Hermitage) — related book — nomination

Sidewise Awardsfor works of alternate history, juried
(1 nomination; 1 win)

special achievement — winner

Southeastern SF Achievement Awardsfor SF/F/H works by writers in southeastern US
(1 nomination; 1 win)

life achievement — winner



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