2020 Stoker Awards Winners

Bram Stoker AwardsThe Horror Writers Association (HWA) has announced the winners for the 2020 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

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction

Superior Achievement in Short Non-Fiction

  • WINNER: “Speaking of Horror”, Tim Waggoner (The Writer 11/20)
  • “The Beloved Haunting of Hill House: An Examination of Monstrous Motherhood”, Rhonda Jackson Joseph (The Streaming of Hill House: Essays on the Haunting Netflix Adaptation)
  • “I Need to Believe”, Cynthia Pelayo (Southwest Review 105.3)
  • “Lost, Found, and Finally Unbound: The Strange History of the 1910 Edison Frankenstein”, Kelly Robinson (Rue Morgue 6/20)
  • “Final Girl: A Life in Horror”, Christina Sng (Interstellar Flight 10/20)

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay

  • WINNER: The Invisible Man
  • Color Out of Space
  • The Haunting of Bly Manor, “The Altar of the Dead”
  • Lovecraft Country, “Jig-a-Bobo”
  • Lovecraft Country, “Sundown”

Several additional awards were presented by the Horror Writers Association (HWA):

Specialty Press Award

  • Crystal Lake

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Carol J. Clover
  • Jewelle Gomez
  • Marge Simon

Silver Hammer Award

  • Carina Bissett
  • Brian W. Matthews

Richard Laymon President’s Award for Service

  • Becky Spratford

Mentor of the Year Award

  • Angela Yuriko Smith

For more information, see the Stoker Awards website.

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