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31 October 2008

International Horror Guild Awards winners

The International Horror Guild Awards for works from 2007 were announced Friday, October 31, and posted on the IHG website.

Peter Straub, named earlier as the year's LIVING LEGEND, was honored in an essay by Stefan R. Dziemianowicz.

Winners and finalists are as follows:

  • Peter Straub
  • The Terror, Dan Simmons (Little, Brown)
  • Generation Loss, Elizabeth Hand (Small Beer Press)
  • Grin of the Dark, Ramsey Campbell (PS Publishing)
  • The Missing, Sarah Langan (HarperCollins)
  • Season of the Witch, Natasha Mostert (Dutton)
  • Softspoken, Lucius Shepard (Night Shade Books)
  • The Man in the Picture: A Ghost Story, Susan Hill (Profile)
  • "Procession of the Black Sloth", Laird Barron (The Imago Sequence)
  • The Scalding Rooms, Conrad Williams (PS Publishing)
  • "Closet Dreams", Lisa Tuttle (Postscripts #10)
  • "The Bone Man", Fredric S. Durbin (F&SF Dec 2007)
  • "The Janus Tree", Glen Hirshberg (Inferno)
  • "Lie Still, Sleep Becalmed", Steven Duffy (At Ease with the Dead)
  • "Honey in the Wound", Nancy Etchemendy (The Restless Dead)
  • "Digging Deep", Ramsey Campbell (Phobic)
  • "The Great White Bed", Don Webb (F&SF May 2007)
  • "Splitfoot", Paul Walther (New Genre Spr 2007)
  • "The Tank", Paul Finch (At Ease with the Dead)
  • The Nightmare Factory, Thomas Ligotti (Fox Atomic/Harper Paperbacks)
  • The Arrival, Shaun Tan (Arthur A. Levine)
  • The Blot, Tom Neely (I Will Destroy You)
  • Scalped: Indian Country, Jason Aaron & R. M. Guéra (Vertigo/DC Comics)
  • Wormwood Gentleman Corpse: Birds, Bees, Blood, & Beer, Ben Templesmith (IDW Publishers)
  • Dagger Key and Other Stories, Lucius Shepard (PS Publishing)
  • The Imago Sequence and Other Stories, Laird Barron (Night Shade Books)
  • Masques of Satan, Reggie Oliver (Ash-Tree Press)
  • Plots and Misadventures, Stephen Gallagher (Subterranean Press)
  • Shadows of Kith and Kin, Joe R. Lansdale (Subterranean Press)
  • Inferno, Ellen Datlow, ed. (Tor)
  • American Supernatural Tales, S. T. Joshi, ed. (Penguin)
  • At Ease with the Dead, Barbara & Christopher Roden, eds (Ash-Tree Press)
  • Strange Tales, Volume II, Rosalie Parker, ed. (Tartarus Press)
  • Summer Chills, Stephen Jones, ed. (Carroll & Graf)
  • Mario Bava: All the Colors of Dark, Tim Lucas (Video Watchdog)
  • Frankenstein: A Cultural History, Susan Tyler Hitchcock (Norton)
  • The Science of Stephen King, Bob Weinberg & Lois M. Gresh (John Wiley)
  • Sides, Peter Straub (Borderlands Press)
  • Warnings to the Curious: A Sheaf of Criticism on M.R. James, Rosemary Pardoe & S. T. Joshi (Hippocampus Press)
  • Postscripts
  • Black Static
  • Dead Reckonings
  • F&SF
  • Weird Tales
  • ART
  • Elizabeth McGrath (for "The Incurable Disorder", Billy Shire Fine Arts, December 2007)
  • Dedier Cottier (for Exhibit at Utopiales, Nantes, France, November 2007)
  • David Ho (for his body of work)
  • Chris Mars (for "New Salem", Jonathan Levine Gallery, October 2007)
  • Mike Mignola (for cover & illustrations: Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire (Bantam Spectra))

  • Nominations for the International Horror Guild Awards are derived from recommendations made by the public and the judges knowledge of the field. The IHG Living Legend Award is determined solely by the judges. Judges for this year's awards were Edward Bryant, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Ann Kennedy Vandermeer, and Hank Wagner.

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