2022 REH Foundation Awards Shortlists

The Robert E. Howard (REH) Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2022 Robert E. Howard Awards.

The Atlantean – Outstanding Achievement, Book (non-anthology/collection)

The Valusian – Outstanding Achievement, Book (anthology/collection)

The Hyrkanian – Outstanding Achievement, Essay (print)

  • “Dehumanizing Violence and Compassion in Robert E. Howard’s ‘Red Nails’”, Jason Ray Carney (goodman-games.com)
  • “REH : In a Dark Place : The Influence of Robert E. Howard on the Malazan World”, Steven Erikson (REH Changed My Life)
  • “Myth Manifesting in the Present: Robert E. Howard’s ‘Marchers of Valhalla’”, Brian Murphy (dmrbooks.com)
  • “Turlogh Dubh O’Brien : An Empire of Ghosts and Smoke”, Scott Oden (REH Changed My Life)
  • “Gothic-Decadent Marks on Howard’s ‘Spear and Fang’”, Matthew Pungitore (dmrbooks.com)
  • “Robert E. Howard and the Later Weird Tales“, Rob Roehm (The Weird Tales Story: Expanded and Enhanced)
  • “Robert E. Howard : The Black Dog and Robert E. Howard”, C.L. Werner (REH Changed My Life)

The Cimmerian – Outstanding Achievement, Essay (online)

  • “The Conscience of Solomon Kane: Robert E. Howard’s Rhetorics of Motive, World, and Race”, Gabriel Momola (Mythlore Vol. 40 No. 1)
  • “A Study of Cultural Trends Related to Robert E. Howard”, Willard M. Oliver (The Dark Man Vol. 12)

The Venarium – Emerging Scholar

  • Angeline B. Adams
  • Marco Antonio Collares
  • Ståle Gismervik
  • Brian Murphy
  • Willard M. Oliver

The Black Lotus – Outstanding Achievement, Multimedia

The Costigan – Literary Achievement

  • The Red Man and Others, Angeline B. Adams & Remco van Straten (self-published)
  • Whetstone: Amateur Magazine of Pulp Sword and Sorcery, Jason Ray Carney, ed.
  • “The Ranger”, A.W. Hart (Wolfpack)
  • Providence Blue: A Fantasy Quest, David Pinault (Ignatius)
  • The Last Days of Atlantis: The Soul of Soroe, Frank Schildiner (Hollywood Comics)
  • Sometime Lofty Towers, David C. Smith (Pulp Hero)

The Rankin – Artistic achievement in the depiction of REH’s life and/or work

  • Mahmud A. Asar for King Conan #1 (Marvel)
  • Bill Cavalier for 2021 Howard Days Poster
  • Gess for The Man-Eaters of Zamboula 1 & 2 (Ablaze)
  • E.M. Gist for Conan the Barbarian #18 (Marvel)
  • Didier Normand for Robert E. Howard Changed My Life (Rogue Blades)
  • Valentin Secher for Conan le Cimmerien, L’Heure du Dragon (Glenat)
  • Geoff Shaw for Conan the Barbarian #19-25 (Marvel)
  • Mark Wheatley for The Collected Letters of Robert E. Howard volume 1: 1923-1929, the ultimate edition (Robert E. Howard Foundation Press)

For more information, see the REH Foundation announcement.

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