Home of The David Gemmell Legend Awards for Fantasy
The DGLA aims to:
• Raise public awareness of the Fantasy genre
• Celebrate the history and cultural importance of Fantasy literature
• Appreciate & reward excellence in the field
• Commemorate the legacy of David Andrew Gemmell and his contribution to the Fantasy genre
To contact the DGLA Steering Group, please email:
Vote now for your favourite book, new author or cover art - the long list is open until 13th April 2014!
Get involved with the literary fantasy equivalent of the Oscars.
The readers decide......
Reviews are a great way for us to see what you think about our long list and a guide for people considering something new to read. Books featured in our long list are available for you to read and review on our site - if you are interested, read on....
Titles are sent out on a first come first served basis but we will do our best to make sure as many people as possible get a book to review and hopefully their preference. For the first time this year we have a couple of titles…Continue
Posted by Christine Harrison on February 28, 2014 at 12:20
We're very sad to pass on the news that Deborah Miller, author and principal founder of the David Gemmell Awards For Fantasy, passed away on Monday. Deborah had been battling breast cancer for some years, and went into remission several times. The condition recently surfaced again, and she fought it with her usual resolve, but treatment proved ineffective. She passed peacefully, with her husband, Bill, at her side. Deborah faced her illness with courage and good humour.
Her fiction and the Gemmell Awards will stand as permanent memorials to an exceptional person, an indomitable spirit and a good friend.