2019 Splatterpunk Award Nominees!

Wrath James White and Brian Keene, founders of the Splatterpunk Awards, which recognize superior achievement in the sub-genres of Splatterpunk and Extreme Horror, have announced the nominees for the second annual awards, honoring works published in 2018. BEST NOVEL A Gathering of Evil by Gil Valle (Comet Press)Camp Slasher by Dan Padavona (Independently Published)Full Brutal... Continue Reading →

2018 Hugo Award Nominees Announced

The finalists for the 2018 Hugo Awards, Award for Best Young Adult Book, and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and for the 1943 Retrospective Hugo Awards were announced at simultaneous events held in San Jose, California, at Norwescon 41 in SeaTac, Washington, and at Follycon, the 68th British National Science Fiction Convention... Continue Reading →

Ghost Story Wins Booker Prize

Earlier this year, we highlighted one of the Booker Prize shortlist as particularly interesting and a front runner for the award. That book was Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. Yesterday, the Booker Prize committee announced that George Saunders was the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize. Considered the premier prize in the... Continue Reading →

Tchaikovsky is King of British Fantasy

Adrian Tchaikovsky continues his recent run of success with the Robert Holdstock Award for Best Fantasy Novel from the British Fantasy Society for The Tiger and the Wolf. Tchaikovsky rose to prominence with his Shadows of the Apt series of fantasy novels, wherein he released an astonishing ten novels in the series between 2008 and 2014. However,... Continue Reading →

Emma Cline Takes Top Jackson Award

The Shirley Jackson Awards celebrate "outstanding achievement in horror, psychological suspense, and dark fantasy fiction" and are considered one of the premier awards in horror literature. This is the top of the game for horror writers and a true honour for any author wanting to follow in the footsteps of one of the genre's great... Continue Reading →

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