Monday, February 15, 2010

The 3rd Annual Black Quill Awards

Dark Scribe Magazine has announced the winners of the 3rd Annual Black Quill Awards. The Black Quill Awards honor the works of dark genre literature from both mainstream and small press publishers, with two winners for each categories – Reader’s Choice and Editor’s Choice.

Dark Genre Novel of the Year

Editor's Choice: "Dark Places" by Gillian Flynn

Reader's Choice: "Drood" by Dan Simmons

Best Small Press Chill

Editor's Choice: "Kelland" by Paul G. Bens Jr.

Reader's Choice: "As Fate Would Have It" by Michael Louis Calvillo

Best Dark Genre Fiction Collection

Editor's Choice: "The Haunted Heart and Other Tales" by Jameson Currier

Reader's Choice: "Monstrous Affections" by David Nickle

Best Dark Genre Anthology

Editor's Choice: "Midnight Walk" edited by Lisa Morton

Reader's Choice: "Poe: 19 New Tales Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe" edited by Ellen Datlow

Best Dark Genre Book of Non-Fiction

Editor's Choice: "Writers Workshop of Horror" by Michael Knost

Reader's Choice: "The Stephen King Illustrated Companion" by Bev Vincent

Best Dark Scribble

Editor's Choice: "Flatrock Sunners" by Sarah Totton (Black Static 12)

Reader's Choice: "The Night Nurse" by Harry Shannon (Horror Drive-In, July 2009)

Best Cover Art and Design

Editor's Choice: Artwork by Peter Mahaichuk, Cover Design by César Puch for "As Fate Would Have It" by Michael Louis Calvillo from Bad Moon Books

Reader's Choice: Artwork by Peter Mahichuk, Cover Design by César Puch for "As Fate Would Have It" by Michael Louis Calvillo from Bad Moon Books

Best Dark Genre Book Trailer


Editor's Choice: "Audrey's Door" by Sarah Langan/Video Production by JT Petty



Reader's Choice: "Far Dark Fields" by Gary A. Braunbeck/Video Production by John Palisano

Congratulations to all the winners!

2 comments:

ediFanoB said...

DROOD by Dan Simmons is defintely one of my top reads in 2010 even it is February!

Read my review of DROOD by Dan Simmons.

Mihai (Dark Wolf) said...

I will have to read it too :)