Wednesday, February 20, 2008

2007 Bram Stoker Award Nominees

The Horror Writers Association has announced the nominees for the 2007 Bram Stoker Awards:

Superior Achievement in a NOVEL
  • THE GUARDENER'S TALE by Bruce Boston (Sam's Dot)
  • HEART-SHAPED BOX by Joe Hill (William Morrow)
  • THE MISSING by Sarah Langan (Harper)
  • THE WITCH'S TRINITY by Erika Mailman (Crown)
  • THE TERROR by Dan Simmons (Little, Brown)
Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL
  • I WILL RISE by Michael Louis Calvillo (Lachesis Publishing)
  • HEART-SHAPED BOX by Joe Hill (William Morrow)
  • THE MEMORY TREE by John R. Little (Nocturne Press)
  • THE HOLLOWER by Mary SanGiovanni (Leisure Books)
Superior Achievement in LONG FICTION
  • AFTERWARD, THERE WILL BE A HALLWAY by Gary Braunbeck (Five Strokes to Midnight)
  • ALMOST THE LAST STORY BY ALMOST THE LAST MAN by Scott Edelman (Postscripts)
  • GENERAL SLOCUM'S GOLD by Nicholas Kaufmann (Burning Effigy Press)
  • THE TENTH MUSE by William Browning Spencer (Subterranean #6)
  • AN APIARY OF WHITE BEES by Lee Thomas (Inferno)

Superior Achievement in SHORT FICTION

  • THE DEATH WAGON ROLLS ON BY by C. Dean Andersson (Cemetery Dance #57)
  • LETTING GO by John Everson (Needles and Sins)
  • THE TEACHER by Paul G. Tremblay (Chizine)
  • THERE'S NO LIGHT BETWEEN FLOORS by Paul G. Tremblay (Clarkesworld)
  • CLOSET DREAMS by Lisa Tuttle (Postscripts #10)
  • THE GENTLE BRUSH OF WINGS by David Niall Wilson (Defining Moments)

Superior Achievement in an ANTHOLOGY

  • FIVE STROKES TO MIDNIGHT edited by Gary Braunbeck and Hank Schwaeble (Haunted Pelican Press)
  • INFERNO edited by Ellen Datlow (Tor)
  • DARK DELICACIES 2: FEAR edited by Del Howison & Jeff Gelb (Carroll & Graf/Avalon)
  • MIDNIGHT PREMIERE edited by Tom Piccirilli (Cemetery Dance Publications)
  • AT EASE WITH THE DEAD edited by Barbara & Christopher Roden (Ash-Tree Press)

Superior Achievement in a COLLECTION

  • PROVERBS FOR MONSTERS by Michael A. Arnzen (Dark Regions Press)
  • THE IMAGO SEQUENCE by Laird Barron (Night Shade Books)
  • OLD DEVIL MOON by Christopher Fowler (Serpent's Tail)
  • 5 STORIES by Peter Straub (Borderlands)
  • DEFINING MOMENTS by David Niall Wilson (Sarob Press)

Superior Achievement in NONFICTION

  • ENCYCLOPEDIA HORRIFICA by Joshue Gee (Scholastic)
  • THE CRYPTOPEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF THE WEIRD, STRANGE & DOWNRIGHT BIZARRE by Jonathan Maberry & David F. Kramer (Citadel Press / Kensington)
  • STORYTELLERS UNPLUGGED by Joe Nassise and David Niall Wilson (Storytellers Unplugged/)

Superior Achievement in POETRY

  • BEING FULL OF LIGHT, INSUBSTANTIAL by Linda Addison (Space and Time)
  • HERESY by Charlee Jacob (Bedlam Press [Necro Publications])
  • VECTORS: A WEEK IN THE DEATH OF A PLANET by Charlee Jacob & Marge Simon (Dark Regions Press)
  • PHANTASMAPEDIA by Mark McLaughlin (Dead Letter Press)
  • OSSUARY by JoSelle Vanderhooft (Sam?s Dot Publishing)



Charles Gramlich said...

I just voted in this award.

Sidney said...

That's a good reading checklist too.