Monday, April 2, 2012

2011 Bram Stoker Awards

The past week-end, at the World Horror Convention held in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Horror Writers Association announced the winners of the 2011 Bram Stoker Awards:

Superior Achievement in a Novel: “Flesh Eaters” by Joe McKinney (Pinnacle Books)

Superior Achievement in a First Novel: “Isis Unbound” by Allyson Bird (Dark Regions Press)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel, (tie): “The Screaming Season” by Nancy Holder (Razorbill) & “Dust and Decay” by Jonathan Maberry (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel: “Neonomicon” by Alan Moore (Avatar Press)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction: “The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine” by Peter Straub (Conjunctions: 56)

Superior Achievement in Short Fiction: “Herman Wouk Is Still Alive” by Stephen King (The Atlantic Magazine, May 2011)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection: “The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares” by Joyce Carol Oates (Mysterious Press)

Superior Achievement in an Anthology: “Demons: Encounters with the Devil and his Minions, Fallen Angels and the Possessed” edited by John Skipp (Black Dog and Leventhal)

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction: “Stephen King: A Literary Companion” by Rocky Wood (McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers)

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection: “How to Recognize a Demon Has Become Your Friend” by Linda Addison (Necon Ebooks)

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay: American Horror Story, episode #12: “Afterbirth” by Jessica Sharzer (20th Century Fox Television)

Lifetime Achievement Awards: Rick Hautala and Joe R. Lansdale

Specialty Press Awards: Derrick Hussey of Hippocampus Press and Roy Robbins of Bad Moon Books

HWA, in conjunction with the Bram Stoker Family Estate and the Rosenbach Museum & Library, also presented the special one-time only Vampire Novel of the Century Award to Richard Matheson for his modern classic “I Am Legend”

Congratulations to all the winners!


Phantom Book Blog said...

thank you for taking the time to post this! Just found some new fodder for my to read list!

Mihai A. said...

I know how you feel! These awards always fill my reading list with new titles :)