Shirley Jackson Awards Winners

The 2008 Shirley Jackson Awards winners were announced on Sunday, July 12, 2009, at Readercon 20, the Conference on Imaginative Literature, in Burlington, Massachusetts. Winners and finalist are:

The Shadow Year, Jeffrey Ford (William Morrow)

Alive in Necropolis, Doug Dorst (Riverhead Hardcover)
The Man on the Ceiling, Steve Rasnic Tem & Melanie Tem (Wizards of the Coast Discoveries)
Pandemonium, Daryl Gregory (Del Rey)
The Resurrectionist, Jack O’Connell (Algonquin )
Tender Morsels, Margo Lanagan (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

Disquiet, Julia Leigh (Penguin/Hamish Hamilton)

“Dormitory,” Yoko Ogawa (The Diving Pool, Picador)
Living With the Dead, Darrell Schweitzer (PS Publishing)
The Long Trial of Nolan Dugatti, Stephen Graham Jones (Chiasmus)
“N,”, Stephen King (Just After Sunset, Scribner)

“Pride and Prometheus”, John Kessel (F&SF)

“Hunger Moon”, Deborah Noyes (The Ghosts of Kerfol)
“The Lagerstatte”, Laird Barron (The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy)
“Penguins of the Apocalypse”, William Browning Spencer (Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy)
The Situation, Jeff VanderMeer (PS Publishing)

“The Pile”, Michael Bishop (Subterranean Online, Winter 2008)

“68° 07’ 15″N, 31° 36’ 44″W”, Conrad Williams (Fast Ships, Black Sails)
“The Dinner Party”, Joshua Ferris (The New Yorker, 08/11/08)
“Evidence of Love in a Case of Abandonment: One Daughter’s Personal Account”, M. Rickert (F&SF, Oct/Nov 2008)
“The Inner City”, Karen Heuler (Cemetery Dance #58, 2008)
“Intertropical Convergence Zone”, Nadia Bulkin (ChiZine, Issue 37, 2008)

The Diving Pool, Yoko Ogawa (Picador)

A Better Angel, Chris Adrian (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)
Dangerous Laughter, Steven Millhauser (Knopf)
The Girl on the Fridge, Etgar Keret (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)
Just After Sunset, Stephen King (Scribner)
Wild Nights!, Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco)

The New Uncanny, Sarah Eyre and Ra Page, eds. (Comma)

Bound for Evil, Tom English, ed. (Dead Letter)
Exotic Gothic 2: New Tales of Taboo, Danel Olson, ed. (Ash-Tree)
Fast Ships, Black Sails, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (Night Shade)
Shades of Darkness, Barbara & Christopher Roden, eds. (Ash-Tree)

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