Bram Stoker Winners

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) announced the winners of the 2014 Bram Stoker Awards at the World Horror Convention in Atlanta, GA on May 9, 2015.

  • Superior Achievement in a Novel: Blood Kin, by Steve Rasnic Tem
  • Superior Achievement in a First Novel: Mr Wicker, by Maria Alexander
  • Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel: Phoenix Island, by John Dixon
  • Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel: Bad Blood, by Jonathan Maberry
  • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction: “Fishing for Dinosaurs,” by Joe R. Lansdale
  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction (tie): “The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family,” by Usman T. Malik; “Ruminations,” by Rena Mason
  • Superior Achievement in a Screenplay: The Babadook, by Jennifer Kent
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology: Fearful Symmetries, edited by Ellen Datlow
  • Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection: Soft Apocalypses, by Lucy Snyder
  • Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction: Shooting Yourself in the Head For Fun and Profit: A Writer’s Survival Guide, by Lucy Snyder
  • Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection: Forgiving Judas, by Tom Piccirilli
  • Grandmaster: William F. Nolan
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Jack Ketchum
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Tanith Lee
  • Mentor of the Year: Kathy Ptacek
  • Silver Hammer Award: Rena Mason for volunteering for the organization
  • HWA 2014 Specialty Press Award: ChiZine Publications
  • Richard Laymon Award: Doug Murano, Tom Calen and Brock Cooper

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Stoker Winners

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) announced the winners of the 2013 Bram Stoker Award at the World Horror Convention in Portland, OR on May 10, 2014.

  • Superior Achievement in a Novel: Doctor Sleep, by Stephen King
  • Superior Achievement in a First Novel: The Evolutionist, by Rena Mason
  • Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel: Dog Days, by Joe McKinney
  • Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel: Alabaster: Wolves, by Caitlin R. Kiernan
  • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction: “The Great Pity,” by Gary Braunbeck
  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction: “Night Train to Paris,” by David Gerrold
  • Superior Achievement in a Screenplay: The Walking Dead: “Welcome to the Tombs,” by Glen Mazzara
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology: After Death…, edited by Eric J. Guignard
  • Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection: The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All and Other Stories, by Laird Barron
  • Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction: Nolan on Bradbury: Sixty Years of Writing about the Master of Science Fiction, by William F. Nolan
  • Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection: Four Elements, by Marge Simon, Rain Graves, Charlee Jacob, and Linda Addison
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards: R. L Stine and Stephen Jones
  • Specialty Press Award: Gray Friar Press
  • Richard Laymon President’s Award: J.G. Faherty
  • The Silver Hammer Award: Norman Rubenstein

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HWA Announces Lifetime Achievement Recipients

The Horror Writers Association has announced that R. L. Stine and Stephen Jones will be recognized with Lifetime Achievement Awards at this year’s Bram Stoker Awards Banquet, held on May 10th at the World Horror Convention in Portland, OR. Jones is the editor of numerous horror anthologies and Stine is the author of the Goosebumps and Fear Street series of kid’s books.

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