Saturday, February 17, 2007

Final Ballot for the 2006 Bram Stoker Awards

Just announced by the Horror Writers Association! I'm so thrilled! And congratulations to my fellow nominees!

Superior Achievement in a NOVEL

Headstone City by Tom Piccirilli (Bantam)
Liseys Story by Stephen King (Scribner)
Ghost Road Blues by Jonathan Maberry (Pinnacle)
Pressure by Jeff Strand (Earthling)
Prodigal Blues by Gary A. Braunbeck (Cemetery Dance)

Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL

Ghost Road Blues by Jonathan Maberry (Pinnacle)
The Keeper by Sarah Langan (William Morrow)
Bloodstone by Nate Kenyon (Five Star)
The Harrowing by Alexandra Sokoloff (St. Martins)

Superior Achievement in LONG FICTION

Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge (Cemetery Dance)
Hallucigenia by Laird Barron (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction)
Mamas Boy by Fran Friel (Insidious Reflections)
Bloodstained Oz by Christopher Golden and James A.Moore (Earthling Publications)
Clubland Heroes by Kim Newman (Retro Pub Tales)

Superior Achievement in SHORT FICTION

Tested by Lisa Morton (Cemetery Dance)
Balance by Gene ONeill (Cemetery Dance)
Feeding the Dead Inside by Yvonne Navarro(MondoZombie)
FYI by Mort Castle (Masques V)
“31/10” by Stephen Volk (Dark Corners)

Superior Achievement in an ANTHOLOGY

Aegri Somnia: The Apex Featured Writer Anthology, edited by Jason Sizemore (Apex)
Mondo Zombie, edited by John Skipp (Cemetery Dance)
Retro Pulp Tales, edited by Joe Lansdale (Subterranean)
Alone on the Darkside, edited by John Pelan (Roc)

Superior Achievement in a COLLECTION

Destinations Unknown by Gary Braunbeck (Cemetery Dance)
American Morons by Glen Hirshberg (Earthling Publications)
The Commandments by Angeline Hawkes (Nocturne Press)
The Empire of Ice Cream by Jeffrey Ford (Golden Gryphon)
Basic Black: Tales of Appropriate Fear by Terry Dowling (Cemetery Dance)

Superior Achievement in NONFICTION

Cinema Macabre edited by Frank Morris (PS Publishing)
Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die by Michael Largo (Harper)
Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero's Visions ofHell on Earth by Kim Paffenroth (Baylor Press)
Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished byRocky Wood (Cemetery Dance)

Superior Achievement in POETRY

Shades Fantastic by Bruce Boston (Gromagon Press)
Valentine: Short Love Poems by Corrine de Winter (Black Arrow Press)
The Troublesome Amputee by John Edward Lawson (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
Songs of a Sorceress by Bobbi Sinha-Morey (Write Words, Inc.)

4 Comments:

Blogger Rev Sam said...

"Congratulations to my fellow nominees" - so how enjoyable a sensation was it to write that line?

2:35 PM  
Blogger KPaffenroth said...

It's always especially rewarding when being polite is also enjoyable, rather than something you *have* to do.

9:39 PM  
Blogger Sue Dent said...

Well, Kim, glad one of us made the final ballot!! Wish I could have got Never Ceese on the rec list sooner but I didn't even know about the HWA or how to be recommended for a Stoker at all until very near the end of the year. So I was very happy to make the preliminary ballot. Good luck!

11:30 AM  
Blogger KPaffenroth said...

Thanks Sue! Persistence pays, so keep at it in 2007 and beyond.

1:41 PM  

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