Vote For Your Favorite Media in the 2019 Dragon Awards


Regardless of whether you’re attending Dragon Con, you can vote in the Dragon Awards, fans’ choice awards for the best of the year’s work in literature, comics, gaming, and film. The Dragon Awards began in 2016 as part of the 30th anniversary of the con.

Voting is free and online. To do so, review the ballot and then register to vote just so that they can confirm your email address to ensure fairness in voting. Ballots are then emailed in batches, so be patient. You have until Friday, August 30 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern, to register. Voting ends the next day, Saturday, August 31 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

This year’s nominees are:

Best Science Fiction Novel

  • A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
  • A Star-Wheeled Sky by Brad R. Torgersen
  • Europe at Dawn by Dave Hutchinson
  • Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers
  • Red Moon by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Tiamat’s Wrath by James S.A. Corey

Best Fantasy Novel (Including Paranormal)

  • Deep Roots by Ruthanna Emrys
  • Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett
  • House of Assassins by Larry Correia
  • Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
  • The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie

Best Young Adult / Middle Grade Novel

  • Archenemies by Marissa Meyer
  • Armageddon Girls by Aaron Michael Ritchey
  • Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard
  • Imposters by Scott Westerfeld
  • Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
  • The King’s Regret by Philip Ligon
  • The Pioneer by Bridget Tyler

Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel

  • A Pale Dawn by Chris Kennedy, Mark Wandrey
  • Order of the Centurion by Jason Anspach, Nick Cole
  • Marine by Joshua Dalzelle
  • Sons of the Lion by Jason Cordova
  • The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley
  • Uncompromising Honor by David Weber

Best Alternate History Novel

  • Black Chamber by S.M. Stirling
  • Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan
  • The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • The Iron Codex by David Mack
  • The World Asunder by Kacey Ezell
  • Unholy Land by Lavie Tidhar

Best Media Tie-In Novel

  • Big Damn Hero by James Lovegrove, Nancy Holder
  • Darkness on the Edge of Town by Adam Christopher
  • Master & Apprentice by Claudia Gray
  • The Replicant War by Chris Kennedy
  • The Way to the Stars by Una McCormack
  • Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn

Best Horror Novel

  • Cardinal Black by Robert McCammon
  • Little Darlings by Melanie Golding
  • Riddance by Shelley Jackson
  • We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix
  • Zombie Airman by David Guenther
  • 100 Fathoms Below by Steven L. Kent, Nicholas Kaufmann

Best Comic Book

  • Batman by Tom King, Tony S. Daniel
  • Black Hammer by Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston, Dave Stewart
  • Mister Miracle by Tom King, Tony Daniel
  • Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man by Chip Zdarsky, Adam Kubert
  • Saga by Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
  • The Batman Who Laughs by Scott Snyder, Mark Simpson

Best Graphic Novel

  • Berlin by Jason Lutes
  • Hey, Kiddo by Jarret J. Krosoczka
  • I Am Young by M. Dean
  • Monstress Vol. 3 by Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda
  • On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
  • X-Men: Grand Design – Second Genesis by Ed Piskor

Best Science Fiction or Fantasy TV Series

  • Game of Thrones, HBO
  • Good Omens, Amazon Prime
  • Lucifer, Netflix
  • The Orville, Fox
  • The Umbrella Academy, Netflix
  • Star Trek: Discovery, CBS All Access

Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Movie

  • Alita: Battle Angel by Robert Rodriguez
  • Aquaman by James Wan
  • Avengers: Endgame by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
  • Captain Marvel by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home by Jon Watts
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

Best Science Fiction or Fantasy PC / Console Game

  • Apex Legends by Electronic Arts
  • Assassin’s Creed: Odysssey by Ubisoft
  • Life is Strange 2 by Dontnod Entertainment
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 by Rockstar Games
  • Outer Wilds by Mobius Digital
  • World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth by Blizzard

Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Mobile Game

  • Cyber Hunter by NetEase
  • Elder Scrolls: Blades by Bethesda Softworks
  • Grimvalor by Direlight
  • Harry Potter: Wizards Unite by Niantic, WB Games San Francisco
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones by Nerial
  • Sega Heroes: Puzzle RPG Quest by SEGA

Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Board Game

  • Architects of the West Kingdom by Garphill Games
  • Betrayal Legacy by Avalon Hill Games
  • Cryptid by Osprey Games
  • Everdell by Starling Games (II)
  • Nemesis by Awaken Realms
  • Root by Leder Games

Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Miniatures / Collectible Card / Role-Playing Game

  • Call of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep Slipcase Set by Chaosium Inc.
  • Fallout: Wasteland Warfare by Modiphius Entertainment
  • Keyforge: Call of the Archons by Fantasy Flight Games
  • Magic: The Gathering Ravnica Allegiance by Wizards of the Coast
  • Magic: The Gathering War of The Spark by Wizards of the Coast
  • Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team by Games Workshop

Winners will be announced at Dragon Con in Atlanta on September 1.

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