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Charles L Grant


(Charles Lewis Grant)
USA flag (1942 - 2006)
Husband of Kathryn Ptacek

aka Steven Charles, Lionel Fenn, Simon Lake, Deborah Lewis, Geoffrey Marsh

Charles L. Grant won a World Fantasy Award for his novella collection Nightmare Seasons, a Nebula Award in 1976 for his short story "A Crowd of Shadows", and another Nebula Award in 1978 for his novella "A Glow of Candles, a Unicorn's Eye," the latter telling of an actor's dilemma in a post-literate future. Grant also edited the award-winning Shadows anthology, running eleven volumes from 1978-1991.

In 1987 he received the British Fantasy Society's Special Award, for life achievement. In May of 2000, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from HWA. In addition, he received two Nebula Awards and three World Fantasy Awards for his writing and editing.
 
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Short stories
Digging
From All the Fields of Hail and Fire
The Gentle Passing of a Hand
Home
The Key to English
My Shadow is the Fog
Needle Song
A Night of Dark Intent
Old Friends
Something There Is
Come Dance with Me on My Pony's Grave (1973)
The Rest is Silence (1974)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Temperature Days on Hawthorne Street (1974)
The Three of Tens (1975)
White Wolf Calling (1975)Nebula Awards (nominee)
A Crowd of Shadows (1976)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards
The Dark of Legends, the Light of Lies (1977)
A Glow of Candles, a Unicorn's Eye (1977)Nebula Awards
When All the Children Call My Name (1977)World Fantasy (nominee)
Caesar, Now Be Still (1978)
Hear Me Now, My Sweet Abbey Rose (1978)World Fantasy (nominee)
If Damon Comes (1978)
Across the Water to Skye (1980)
A Garden of Blackred Roses (1980)
Secrets of the Heart (1980)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Coin of the Realm (1981)World Fantasy (nominee)
Confess the Seasons (1982)World Fantasy
Night's Swift Dragons (1982)World Fantasy (nominee)
And We'll Be Jolly Friends (1984)
Are You Afraid of the Dark (1984)
The Card (1984)
Family (1984)
Friends in Dark Places (1984)
In the Blood (1984)
The Old Men Know (1984)
Poor Thing (1984)
To Laugh with You, Dear (1984)
What Are Deaths For (1984)
The Children, They Laugh So Sweetly (1985)
Give Us a Big Smile (1985)
Penny Daye (1985)
Crystal (1986)
Eyes (1986)
The Last and Dreadful Hour (1986)
Out There (1986)
The Price of a Toy (1986)
Ellen, in Her Time (1987)
Everything to Live For (1987)
An Image in Twisted Silver (1987)
This Old Man (1987)Bram Stoker (nominee)
Last Night, in the Kitchen (1988)
Now and Again in Summer (1988)
Snowman (1988)
Spinning Tales with the Dead (1988)
By the Sea (1989)
Alice Smiling (1990)
Make a Wish Upon the Moon (1991)
One Life, in an Hourglass (1991)
In the Still, Small Hours (1993)
Josie, In the Fog (1993)
Name That Tune (1993)
Sons (1993)
Always, in the Dark (1994)
Sometimes, in the Rain (1994)Bram Stoker (nominee)
Gray (1995)
Haunted (1997)
Riding the Black (1997)
The Soft Sound of Wings (1998)


Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1975) : The Rest is Silence
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1976) : White Wolf Calling
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1977) : A Crowd of Shadows
Nebula Awards Best Short Story winner (1977) : A Crowd of Shadows
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1978) : The Hour of the Oxrun Dead
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1978) : When All the Children Call My Name
Nebula Awards Best Novellette winner (1979) : A Glow of Candles, a Unicorn's Eye
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1979) : Hear Me Now, My Sweet Abbey Rose
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1979) : The Sound of Midnight
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1980) : The Last Call of Mourning
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1981) : Secrets of the Heart
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1982) : Coin of the Realm
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1982) : Tales from the Nightside
World Fantasy Best Novella winner (1983) : Confess the Seasons
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1983) : The Nestling
World Fantasy Best Novella nominee (1983) : Night's Swift Dragons
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1987) : The Pet
Bram Stoker Best Short Story nominee (1988) : This Old Man
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (1990) : In a Dark Dream
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1990) : In a Dark Dream
Bram Stoker Best Novellette nominee (1995) : Sometimes, in the Rain
Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (1996) : The Black Carousel
Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement winner (2000)


Charles L Grant recommends
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Citizen Vampire (1981)
(Don Sebastian de Villanueva, book 3)
Les Daniels
"A truly wonderful and vicious vampire."
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All of Us Are Dying (1999)
George C Johnson and George Clayton Johnson
"The best short story writer in the field today, bar none."
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Steel Ghosts (2004)
Michael Paine
"A startlingly good writer. Read him."


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