Kai Ashante Wilson has won the 2016 William L. Crawford Fantasy Award for his debut novel The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps.
The Crawford Award is presented annually by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA), a scholarly organization devoted to the study of the fantastic as it appears in literature, film, and the arts. It honors an author’s first book of fantasy fiction.
According to the IAFA’s website, the judges cited Wilson’s “fresh and powerful voice,” “gorgeous language, great characters, and wonderfully imagined setting.”
Looks like another items for the TBR list!