The 2016 Bram Stoker Award Winners for Horror Writing

Adrian Liang on May 30, 2017

Bram Stoker award winnersThe Horror Writers Association announced last month the winners of 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 awards ceremony took place during StokerCon, aboard the Queen Mary.

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


Superior Achievement in a Novel

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



Superior Achievement in a First Novel

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



Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

SnowedWINNER: 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

WINNER: Kolchak the Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe by James Chambers
Blood Feud by Cullen Bunn
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 and winners.



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