Amazons!

Amazons!
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Cover of the first edition
Editor Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Cover artist Michael Whelan
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy
Publisher DAW Books
Publication date
1979
Media type Print (paperback)
Pages 206
ISBN 0-87997-503-2
OCLC 5951403
Followed by Amazons II 

Amazons! is an anthology of fantasy stories, edited by Jessica Amanda Salmonson, with a cover and frontispiece by Michael Whelan. It was first published in paperback by DAW Books in December 1979, and was the first significant fantasy anthology of works featuring female protagonists by (mostly) female authors.[1] It received the 1980 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology.[1]

Summary

The book collects 14 short stories, novelettes and poems by various fantasy authors, with an introduction by Salmonson and an essay on additional reading by Salmonson and Susan Wood.

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Awards

The collection won the 1980 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology/Collection, placed fourth in the 1980 Locus Poll Award for Best Anthology, and was nominated for both the 1980 and 1981 Balrog Award for Collection/Anthology.[1]

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