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  World Fantasy Awards  
Multiple Winners
Anthologists Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling have each won the WFA 9 times, while Jeffrey Ford has won it most often, 6 times, for works of fiction (including collections). Gene Wolfe has won 5 awards, the 5th in 2010.
Losers Club
Kim Newman has leaped to the front of those nominees with the most nominations and no wins, with 10; Joe R. Lansdale and Harry O. Morris Jr. follow with 9 each.
Never Even Nominated
Terry Brooks, David Eddings, Robert Jordan, Mercedes Lackey, Anne McCaffrey, and J.K. Rowling have never been even nominated for a WFA; nor has J.R.R. Tolkien, who preceded the awards.
Total World Fantasy Wins
(Number of fiction wins in parentheses)
10 Ellen Datlow
9 Terri Windling
7 Jeffrey Ford (4)
5 Ramsey Campbell (3), Donald M. Grant, Rosalie Parker, Gene Wolfe (3)
4 Elizabeth Hand (3), Stephen Jones, Stephen King (4), Margo Lanagan (3), Stuart David Schiff, Peter Straub (3), Charles Vess (1)
Total World Fantasy Nominations
(Number of fiction nominations in parentheses)
[Number of wins in brackets]
44 Ellen Datlow [10]
30 Terri Windling [9]
29 Stephen Jones [4]
23 Charles L. Grant (11) [3]
20 Stephen King (16) [4]
19 Kelly Link (7) [3]
18 Charles de Lint (12) [1]
17 Lucius Shepard (13) [2]
World Fantasy Never-Winners
Number of nominations without ever having won
(Fiction nominations in parentheses)
11 Kim Newman (9)
9 Harry O. Morris, Jr., Joe R. Lansdale (4)
8 John Joseph Adams
7 Martin H. Greenberg, John Jude Palencar
6 Scot Stadalsky, Paul Mikol, Jerad Walters, Michael Marshall Smith (4)
5 Glen Hirshberg (3), David Pringle, Scott H. Andrews, Jill Bauman, Michael Bishop (5), John Klima
Total World Fantasy Losses
Number of times nominated but lost [Number of wins in bracket]
34 Ellen Datlow [10]
25 Stephen Jones [4]
21 Terri Windling [9]
20 Charles L. Grant [3]
17 Charles de Lint [1]
16 Stephen King [4], Kelly Link [3]
15 Lucius Shepard [2]
12 David Sutton [1], Neil Gaiman [1], Jeff VanderMeer [3], George R. R. Martin [3]


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