The British Fantasy Society announced the list of nominees for the BFS Awards 2008. The full list has a total of 188 nominees for the following categories: Best Novel (August Derleth Fantasy Award - 39 titles), Best Novella (24 titles), Best Short Fiction (48 titles), Best Collection (9 titles), Best Anthology (17 titles), Best Artist (18 names), Best Small Press (25 publishers) and Best Non-Fiction (8 titles). Also there will be two additional awards, "Karl Edward Wagner Special Award" and "Sydney J. Bounds Best Newcomer". The comprehensive list, that you can find at the British Fantasy Society site, includes names like Richard Bachman (I wonder who is he? :)), Clive Barker, Joe Hill, Tim Lebbon, J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien, Steven Erikson and Lucius Shepard, just to name a few. The BFS Awards 2008 will be presented at Fantasycon 2008, that will take place between 19th and 21st September 2008 at Britannia Hotel in Nottingham.