Friday, March 6, 2009

Black Quill Awards

The winners of the 2nd Annual Black Quill Awards organized by Dark Scribe Magazine, “the virtual magazine about the books that keep you up at night”, were announced on 2nd of February. I know that I am a little over a month late with my post but it appears that although I wanted to make the post at that time it mysteriously slipped my mind. With my apologies for my late posting here are the winners of the 2nd Black Quill Awards (rewarding dark genre works published between November 1st, 2007 and October 31st, 2008):

Dark Genre Novel of the Year:
Editors' Choice: "We Disappear" by Scott Heim

Readers' Choice: "Duma Key" by Stephen King

Best Small Press Chill:
Editors' Choice: "Miranda" by John R. Little

Readers' Choice: "Johnny Gruesome" by Gregory Lamberson

Best Dark Genre Fiction Collection:
Editors' Choice: "The Number 121 to Pennsylvania" by Kealan Patrick Burke

Readers' Choice: "Mama's Boy And Other Dark Tales" byFran Friel

Best Dark Genre Book of Non-Fiction:
Editors' Choice: "The Monster of Florence" by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi

Readers' Choice: "Zombie CSU: The Forensics of the Living Dead" by Jonathan Maberry

Best Dark Scribble:

Editors' Choice: "The Blog at the End of the World" by Paul Tremblay (from Chizine 38/Virtual)

Readers' Choice: "Afterlife" by Sarah Langan (from Horror World/Virtual)

Best Dark Genre Short Fiction Magazine:
Editors' Choice: "Doorways" edited by Brian Yount and Mort Castle

Readers' Choice: "Cemetery Dance" edited by Richard Chizmar

Best Dark Genre Book Trailer:

Editors' Choice: "The Price" video production by Circle of Seven Productions for the book by Alexandra Sokoloff

Readers' Choice: "Daemon" video production by Yossi Sasson for the book by Harry Shannon

Congratulations to all the winners!


Cloudia said...

Thank you for these wonderful reading sugestions! aloha from Waikiki-

Mihai A. said...

Cloudia, they sound like interesting reads indeed :)
Aloha! I heard and seen only good things about Hawaii. And Waikiki looks like a wonderful place :D

Barbara Martin said...

Thank you, Mihai. I will be looking up the short fiction magazine "Doorways".

Mihai A. said...

Barbara, this way I discovered "Doorways" too :)