Welcome to The David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy!

Legend Award

Morningstar Award

Ravenheart Award


Monday 4th December: Requests for nominations from publishers go out
Monday 4th December: Public nominations open

(Public nominations should be sent to gemmellsnominations@outlook.com, and see the note at the end of this post.)

Wednesday 31st January 2018: Deadline for publishers’ nominations
Wednesday 31st January: Deadline for public nominations

Friday 16th February: The longlists are published and voting begins on our website

Friday 30th March: Voting on the longlists closes

Friday 20th April: The shortlists are published and voting begins on our website

Friday 1st June: Voting on the shortlists closes

Saturday 14th July: Presentation ceremony at Edge-Lit 7.

(Details of the venue for the Gemmell Awards ceremony/Edge-Lit 7 can be found here.)

Public nominations will only be considered if sent to the above email address. Include author’s name, title and publisher. Please note that we do not accept self-published titles at this time. We will not enter into any correspondence about public nominations other than contacting nominees for further information if necessary.