The 2009 Shirley Jackson Awards winners have been announced. The awards are presented for outstanding achievement in horror, psychological suspense, and dark fantasy fiction.
- Big Machine, Victor LaValle (Speigel & Grau)
- Last Days, Brian Evenson (Underland)
- The Red Tree, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc)
- The Owl Killers, Karen Maitland (Delacorte)
- White is for Witching, Helen Oyeyemi (Nan A. Talese)
- The Little Stranger, Sarah Waters