Translated Collection Wins World Fantasy Award

The 2010 World Fantasy Awards were announced in Columbus Ohio on Sunday. The Best Collection category finished in a tie. One of the winners was a well-known local favorite: Gene Wolfe, whose Very Best of Gene Wolfe was published by Tor. The other winner was There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried To Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby: Scary Fairy Tales by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya (Penguin). The stories were translated by Keith Gessen and Anna Summers. The website, The Voice of Russia, profiles Ms. Petrushevskaya here and celebrates her win here.