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The British Fantasy Awards are awarded annually by the British Fantasy Society.

First awarded in 1972 only for novels, the number of award categories increased, and in 1976 the British Fantasy Society renamed them collectively the British Fantasy Awards.

Winners

2010's

     2018 
  • Anthology: New Fears, ed. Mark Morris
  • Audio: Anansi Boys (adapted by Dirk Maggs for Radio 4)
  • Artist: Jeffrey Alan Love
  • Collection: Strange Weather by Joe Hill
  • Comic/graphic novel: Monstress Vol 2, by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda
  • Fantasy novel: The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams
  • Film/television production: Get Out
  • Horror novel: The Changeling by Victor LaValle
  • Independent press: Unsung Stories
  • Magazine/periodical: Shoreline of Infinity, ed. Noel Chidwick
  • Newcomer: Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng
  • Non-fiction: Gender Identity and Sexuality in Science Fiction and Fantasy, ed. FT Barbini
  • Novella: Passing Strange by Ellen Klages
  • Short fiction: "Looking for Laika" by Laura Mauro
  • The Special Award: N. K. Jemisin
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     2017 
  • Anthology: People of Colour Destroy Science Fiction, ed. Nalo Hopkinson & Kristine Ong Muslim
  • Artist: Daniele Serra
  • Collection: Some Will Not Sleep by Adam L. G. Nevill
  • Comic/graphic novel: Monstress Vol 1, Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda
  • Fantasy novel: The Tiger and the Wolf by Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • Film/television production: Arrival
  • Horror novel: Disappearance at Devil's Rock by Paul Tremblay
  • Independent press: Grimbold Books
  • Magazine/periodical: Tor.com
  • Newcomer: Stay Crazy by Erica L. Satifka
  • Non-fiction: The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley
  • Novella: The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle
  • Short fiction: "White Rabbit" by Georgina Bruce
  • The Special Award: Jan Edwards

     2016 
  • Anthology: The Doll Collection, ed. Ellen Datlow
  • Artist: Julie Dillon
  • Collection: Ghost Summer: Stories by Tananarive Due
  • Comic/graphic novel: Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Valentine De Landro, Robert Wilson IV and Cris Peter
  • Fantasy novel: Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  • Film/television production: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
  • Horror novel: Rawblood by Catriona Ward
  • Independent press: Angry Robot
  • Magazine/periodical: Beneath Ceaseless Skies, ed. Scott H. Andrews
  • Newcomer: Zen Cho, for Sorcerer to the Crown
  • Non-fiction: Letters to Tiptree, ed. Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein
  • Novella: The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn by Usman T. Malik
  • Short fiction: "Fabulous Beasts" by Priya Sharma
  • The Special Award: The FantasyCon redshirts, past and present

     2015 
  • Anthology: Lightspeed: Women Destroy Science Fiction Special Issue, ed. Christie Yant
  • Artist: Karla Ortiz
  • Collection: Nick Nightmare Investigates by Adrian Cole
  • Comic/graphic novel: Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
  • Fantasy novel: Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge
  • Film/television episode: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Horror novel: No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill
  • Independent press: Fox Spirit Books
  • Magazine/periodical: Holdfast Magazine, ed. Laurel Sills and Lucy Smee
  • Newcomer: Sarah Lotz, for The Three
  • Non-fiction: Letters to Arkham: The Letters of Ramsey Campbell and August Derleth, 1961–1971, ed. S.T. Joshi
  • Novella: Newspaper Heart by Stephen Volk
  • Short story: "A Woman's Place" by Emma Newman
  • Special Award: Juliet E. McKenna

     2014 
  • Anthology: End of the Road ed. Jonathan Oliver
  • Artist: Joey Hi-Fi
  • Collection: Monsters in the Heart by Stephen Volk
  • Comic/graphic novel: Demeter by Becky Cloonan
  • Fantasy novel: A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar
  • Film/television episode: Game of Thrones: "The Rains of Castamere"
  • Horror novel: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
  • Magazine/periodical: Clarkesworld, ed. Neil Clarke, Sean Wallace and Kate Baker
  • Newcomer: Ann Leckie, for Ancillary Justice
  • Non-fiction: Speculative Fiction 2012, ed. Justin Landon and Jared Shurin
  • Novella: Beauty by Sarah Pinborough
  • Short story: "Signs of the Times" by Carole Johnstone
  • Small press: The Alchemy Press (Peter Coleborn)
  • Special Award: Farah Mendlesohn

     2013 
  • Anthology: Magic: an Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane, ed. Jonathan Oliver
  • Artist: Sean Phillips
  • Collection: Remember Why You Fear Me by Robert Shearman
  • Comic/Graphic Novel: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
  • Fantasy Novel: Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce
  • Horror Novel: Last Days by Adam Nevill
  • Magazine/Periodical: Interzone, ed. Andy Cox
  • Newcomer: Helen Marshall, for Hair Side, Flesh Side
  • Non-Fiction: Pornokitsch, ed. Anne C. Perry and Jared Shurin
  • Novella: The Nine Deaths of Dr Valentine, John Llewellyn Probert
  • Screenplay: The Cabin in the Woods by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard
  • Short Story: "Shark! Shark!" by Ray Cluley
  • Small Press: ChiZine Publications
  • Special Award: Iain Banks
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     2012 
  • Anthology: The Weird, ed. Jeff VanderMeer and Ann VanderMeer
  • Artist: Daniele Serra
  • Collection: Everyone's Just So So Special by Robert Shearman
  • Comic/Graphic Novel: Locke & Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez-
  • Fantasy Novel: Among Others by Jo Walton
  • Horror Novel: The Ritual by Adam Nevill
  • Magazine/Periodical: Black Static, ed. Andy Cox
  • Newcomer: Kameron Hurley, for God's War
  • Non-Fiction: Supergods: Our World in the Age of the Super Hero by Grant Morrison
  • Novella: "Gorel and the Pot Bellied God" by Lavie Tidhar
  • Screenplay: Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen
  • Short Fiction: "The Coffin-Maker's Daughter" by Angela Slatter
  • Small Press: Chômu Press (Quentin S. Crisp and Leon Crisp)
  • Special Award: Peter and Nicky Crowther

     2011 
  • Anthology: Back from the Dead: The Legacy of the Pan Book of Horror Stories, ed. Johnny Mains
  • Artist: Vincent Chong
  • Collection: Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
  • Comic/Graphic Novel: At the Mountains of Madness: a Graphic Novel by Ian Culbard
  • Film: Film/Inception
  • Magazine/Periodical: Black Static, ed. Andy Cox
  • Newcomer: Robert Jackson Bennet, for Mr Shivers
  • Non-Fiction: Altered Visions: The Art of Vincent Chong
  • Novella: Humpty's Bones by Simon Clark
  • Short Fiction: "Fool's Gold" by Sam Stone
  • Small Press: Telos Publishing
  • Television: Sherlock
  • Special Award: Terry Pratchett

     2010 
  • Anthology: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 20, ed. Stephen Jones
  • Artist: Vincent Chong, for work including covers for The Witnesses Are Gone and The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 20
  • Collection: Love Songs For The Shy And Cynical by Robert Shearman
  • Comic/Graphic Novel: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? by Neil Gaiman and Andy Kubert
  • Film: Let the Right One In
  • Magazine/Periodical: Murky Depths, edited and published by Terry Martin
  • Newcomer: Kari Sperring, for Living With Ghosts
  • Non-Fiction: Ansible by David Langford
  • Novel: One by Conrad Williams
  • Novella: The Language of Dying by Sarah Pinborough
  • Short Fiction: "What Happens When You Wake Up In The Night" by Michael Marshall Smith
  • Small Press: Telos Publishing
  • Televison: Doctor Who, head writer Russell T. Davies
  • Special Award: Robert Holdstock

2000's

     2009 
  • Anthology: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19, ed. Stephen Jones
  • Artist: Vincent Chong
  • Collection: Bull Running for Girls by Allyson Bird
  • Comic/Graphic Novel: Locke & Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez
  • Film: The Dark Knight
  • Magazine/Periodical: Postscripts, ed. Peter Crowther and Nick Gevers
  • Newcomer: Joseph D'Lacey, for Meat
  • Non-Fiction: Basil Copper: A Life in Books, by Basil Copper, ed. Stephen Jones
  • Novel: Memoirs of a Master Forger by William Heaney, aka Graham Joyce
  • Novella: The Reach of Children by Tim Lebbon
  • Short Fiction: "Do You See" by Sarah Pinborough
  • Small Press: Elastic Press
  • Televison: Doctor Who, head writer Russell T. Davies
  • Special Award: Hayao Miyazaki
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     2008 
  • Anthology: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 18, Stephen Jones
  • Artist: Vincent Chong
  • Collection: Old Devil Moon by Christopher Fowler
  • Newcomer: Scott Lynch
  • Non-Fiction: Whispers of Wickedness Reviews (website) ed. Peter Tennant
  • Novel: The Grin of the Dark by Ramsey Campbell
  • Novella: The Scalding Rooms by Conrad Williams
  • Short Fiction: "My Stone Desire" by Joel Lane
  • Small Press: Peter Crowther, PS Publishing
  • Special Award: Ray Harryhausen

     2007 
  • Anthology: Extended Play: The Elastic Book of Music, ed. Gary Couzens
  • Artist: Vincent Chong
  • Collection: Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
  • Newcomer: Joe Hill
  • Novel: Dusk by Tim Lebbon
  • Novella: Kid by Paul Finch
  • Short Story: "Whisper Lane" by Mark Chadbourn
  • Small Press: PS Publishing
  • Special Award: Ellen Datlow

     2006 
  • Anthology: The Elastic Book of Numbers, ed. Allen Ashley
  • Artist: Les Edwards
  • Collection: 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
  • Novel: Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
  • Novella: The Mask Behind the Face by Stuart Young
  • Short Story: "Best New Horror" by Joe Hill
  • Small Press: PS Publishing
  • Special Award: Stephen Jones

     2005 
  • Anthology: The Alsiso Project, ed. Andrew Hook
  • Artist: Les Edwards
  • Collection: Out of His Mind by Stephen Gallagher
  • Novel: The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King
  • Novella: Breathe by Christopher Fowler
  • Short Story: "Black Static" by Paul Meloy
  • Small Press: Elastic Press, Andrew Hook
  • Special Award: Nigel Kneale

     2004 
  • Anthology: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 14, ed. Stephen Jones
  • Artist: Les Edwards
  • Collection: Told By the Dead by Ramsey Campbell
  • Novel: Full Dark House by Christopher Fowler
  • Short Story: "American Waitress" by Christopher Fowler
  • Small Press: PS Publishing
  • Special Award: Peter Jackson, for The Lord of the Rings

     2003 
  • Anthology: Keep Out the Night, ed. Stephen Jones
  • Artist: Les Edwards
  • Collection: Ramsey Campbell, Probably: On Horror and Sundry Fantasies by Ramsey Campbell
  • Novel: The Scar by China Miéville
  • Short Story: "The Fairy Feller's Master Stroke" by Mark Chadbourn
  • Small Press: PS Publishing
  • Special Award: Alan Garner

     2002 
  • Anthology: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12, ed. Stephen Jones
  • Collection: Aftershocks by Paul Finch
  • Novel: The Night of the Triffids by Simon Clark
  • Short Story: "Goblin City Lights" by Simon Clark
  • Small Press: PS Publishing
  • Artist: Jim Burns

     2001 
  • Anthology: Hideous Progeny: a Frankenstein Anthology, ed. Brian Willis
  • Artist: Jim Burns
  • Collection: Where the Bodies Are Buried by Kim Newman
  • Novel: Perdido Street Station by China Miéville
  • Short Story: "Naming of Parts" by Tim Lebbon
  • Small Press: PS Publishing
  • Special Award: Peter Haining

     2000 
  • Anthology: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10, ed. Stephen Jones
  • Artist: Les Edwards
  • Collection: Lonesome Roads by Peter Crowther
  • Novel: Indigo by Graham Joyce
  • Short Story: "White" by Tim Lebbon
  • Small Press: Razorblade Press, Darren Floyd
  • Special Award: Anne McCaffrey

1990's

     1999 
  • Anthology: Dark Terrors 4: the Gollancz Book of Horror, ed. Stephen Jones and David Sutton
  • Artist: Bob Covington
  • Collection: Ghosts and Grisly Things by Ramsey Campbell
  • Novel: Bag of Bones by Stephen King
  • Short Story: "The Song My Sister Sang" by Stephen Laws
  • Small Press: The Third Alternative, ed. Andy Cox
  • Special Award: Diana Wynne Jones

     1998 
  • Artist: Jim Burns
  • Collection: Dark Terrors 3: the Gollancz Book of Horror, ed. Stephen Jones and David Sutton
  • Novel: Tower of the King's Daughter by Chaz Brenchley
  • Short Story: "Wageslaves" by Christopher Fowler
  • Small Press: Interzone, David Pringle
  • Special Award: D.F. Lewis

     1997 
  • Artist: Jim Burns
  • Collection: The Nightmare Factory by Thomas Ligotti
  • Novel: The Tooth Fairy by Graham Joyce
  • Short Story: "Dancing About Architecture" by Martin Simpson
  • Small Press: H.P. Lovecraft: a Life by S.T. Joshi
  • Special Award: Jo Fletcher

     1996 
  • Artist: Josh Kirby
  • Collection: Last Rites and Resurrections: Stories from The Third Alternative, ed. Andy Cox
  • Novel: Requiem by Graham Joyce
  • Short Story: "More Tomorrow" by Michael Marshall Smith
  • Small Press: The Third Alternative, Andy Cox
  • Special Award: Mike O'Driscoll and Steve Lockley, for Welcome to My Nightmare

     1995 
  • Artist: Martin McKenna
  • Collection: The Earthwire by Joel Lane
  • Newcomer: Maggie Furey
  • Novel: Only Forward by Michael Marshall Smith
  • Short Story: "The Temptation of Dr. Stein" by Paul McAuley
  • Small Press: Necrofile, Stefan Dziemianowicz, S.T. Joshi and Michael Morrison
  • Special Award: John Jarrold

     1994 
  • Artist: Les Edwards
  • Collection: Dark Voices 5, ed. David Sutton and Stephen Jones
  • Newcomer: Poppy Z. Brite
  • Novel: The Long Lost by Ramsey Campbell
  • Short Story: "The Dog Park" by Dennis Etchison
  • Small Press: Dementia 13, ed. Pam Creais
  • Special Award: Dave Sutton

     1993 
  • Artist: Jim Pitts
  • Collection: Darklands 2 by Nicholas Royle
  • Newcomer: Conrad Williams
  • Novel: Dark Sister by Graham Joyce
  • Short Story: "Night Shift Sister" by Nicholas Royle
  • Small Press: Peeping Tom, D. Bell and S. Hughes
  • Special Award: Michael Moorcock

     1992 
  • Artist: Jim Pitts
  • Collection: Darklands by Nicholas Royle
  • Newcomer: Melanie Tem
  • Novel: Outside the Dog Museum by Jonathan Carroll
  • Short Story: "The Dark Land" by Michael Marshall Smith
  • Small Press: Peeping Tom, David Bell and Stuart Hughes
  • Special Award: Andrew Porter

     1991 

     1990 

1980's

     1989 
  • Artist: Dave Carson
  • Film: Beetlejuice
  • Icarus Award: John Gilbert
  • Novel: The Influence by Ramsey Campbell
  • Short Story: "Fruiting Bodies" by Brian Lumley
  • Small Press: Dagon, ed. Carl Ford
  • Special Award: Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes

     1988 

     1987 
  • Artist: J.K. Potter
  • Film: Aliens
  • Novel: It by Stephen King
  • Short Story: "The Olympic Runner" by Dennis Etchison
  • Small Press: Fantasy Tales, ed. Stephen Jones and David Sutton
  • Special Award: Charles L. Grant

     1986 

     1985 

     1984 

     1983 

     1982 

     1981 

     1980 
  • Artist: Stephen Fabian
  • Comic: Heavy Metal
  • Film: Alien
  • Novel: Death's Master by Tanith Lee
  • Short Story: "The Button Molder" by Fritz Leiber
  • Small Press: Fantasy Tales 3, ed. Stephen Jones and David Sutton

1970's

     1979 

     1978 

     1977 

     1976 

     1975 

     1974 

     1973 

     1972 
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