The Horror Writers Association has announced this year’s winners of the Bram Stoker Awards.
Lisa Morton, the President of the HWA and multiple award winner herself, had this to say about the 2017 winners.
“The winners for this year’s awards unquestionably represent the continued high-level state of the art in horror writing. Our members and awards juries were dedicated to the selection process for outstanding works of literature, cinema, non-fiction, and poetry.”
Superior Achievement in a Novel
John Langan – The Fisherman
Superior Achievement in a First Novel
Tom Deady – Haven
Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel
Maria Alexander – Snowed
Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel
James Chambers – Kolchak the Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe
Superior Achievement in Long Fiction
Tim Waggoner – The Winter Box
Superior Achievement in Short Fiction
Joyce Carol Oates– The Crawl Space (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Volume #2016/Issue#8)
Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection
Joyce Carol Oates– The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror
Superior Achievement in a Screenplay
Robert Eggers – The VVitch
Superior Achievement in an Anthology
Thomas F. Monteleone and Olivia F. Monteleone – Borderlands 6
Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction
Ruth Franklin – Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life
Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection
Stephanie M. Wytovich– Brothel
Our heartfelt congratulations go out to all the winners, and to all those nominees that didn’t quite make the final collection. These awards have highlighted some of the very best in Horror Fiction over the years and it’s safe to say that this selection will be adding some titles to the Zealot Script reading list!
You can see the full listing of nominees in our earlier announcement here.