2017 Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyThe Horror Writers Association (HWA) has announced the preliminary ballot for the 2017 Bram Stoker Awards:

Superior Achievement in a Novel

Superior Achievement in a First Novel

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction

Superior Achievement in Short Fiction

  • “I will be the Reflection Until the End”, Michael Bailey (Tales from the Lake, Vol. 4)
  • “The Baker of Millepoix”, Hal Bodner (Behold!)
  • “Etch the Unthinkable”, Kurt Fawver (Gamut 1/17)
  • “Even the Stars Fall”, Nicola Lombardi (The Beauty of Death, Vol. 2)
  • “Apocalypse Then”, Lisa Mannetti (Never Fear: The Apocalypse)
  • “No Filter”, Caitlin Marceau (Read-Only)
  • “So Sings the Siren”, Annie Neugebauer (Apex 10/12/17)
  • “Coyote”, Naomi Brett Rourke (Straight Outta Tombstone)
  • “A Ware That Will Not Keep”, John F.D. Taff (Behold!)
  • “Absolution”, M.F. Wahl (Feverish Fiction 5/17)
  • “All the Windows and All the Doors”, Damien Angelica Walters (Chopping Block Party)
  • “Loving You Darkly”, Mercedes M. Yardley (F(r)iction Summer ’17)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay

  • Get Out
  • It
  • Mother!
  • Raw
  • The Shape of Water
  • Split
  • Stranger Things: “MadMax”
  • Twin Peaks: The Return: “Gotta Light?”

Voting is open to active and lifetime HWA members until January 30, 2018.

Bram Stoker Award nominees for 2017 (the short list) will be announced on February 5, 2018. Winners will be honored at a gala on March 3, 2018 to be held during StokerCon at the Providence Biltmore Hotel in Providence RI. For more information, see the HWA website.

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One thought on “2017 Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot

  • January 20, 2018 at 10:18 am

    What a year in ghost, gothic, uncanny, & horror literature, screenplays, & scholarship!
    Thanks to the HWA and membership for bringing them to greater public view, and much appreciation to LOCUS for linking the booklist to booksellers.


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