Horror and Dark Fantasy Fans, Take Note: The 2016 Bram Stoker Finalists Are Here

Adrian Liang on February 24, 2017

Stoker award - Amazon Book ReviewThe Horror Writers Association announced the finalists for the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards, given to works of excellence in horror and dark fantasy. Active and lifetime members of the Horror Writers Association are eligible to vote for the winners.

The winners will receive their awards on April 29, 2017, at StokerCon, aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. Readers may purchase tickets to the event or watch the awards ceremony via livestream at www.stokercon2017.org.

Below are a selection of the categories. The full list of categories and finalists can be found here.


Superior Achievement in a Novel

Hard Light: A Cass Neary Crime Novel by Elizabeth Hand
Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones
The Fisherman by John Langan
Stranded: A Novel by Bracken MacLeod
Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay


Superior Achievement in a First Novel

The Apothecary’s Curse by Barbara Barnett
Hollow House by Greg Chapman
Haven by Tom Deady
Mayan Blue by Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason
The Eighth by Stephanie Wytovich


Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

Snowed by Maria Alexander
Last Days of Salton Academy by Jennifer Brozek
Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano
When They Fade by Jeyn Roberts
The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy


Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel

Blood Feud by Cullen Bunn
Kolchak the Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe by James Chambers
No Mercy, Vol. 2 by Alex de Campi
Outcast by Kirkman&Azaceta, Vol 3 This Little Light by Robert Kirkman
The Steam Man by Mark Alan Miller and Joe R. Lansdale
Providence, Act 1 by Alan Moore

Congratulations to all the finalists.



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