Exploring Bigfoot in Film and Fiction with My New Column

My new column, The Bigfoot Files, debuts today as a regular feature on the HorrorAddicts.net website. I celebrated by purchasing a Bigfoot Rescue Kit. I'm excited about the column because Bigfoot, as I write in the first chapter, is "a top-five inspiration for my fiction writing alongside the books The Lord of the Rings and Boy’s …

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HEREDITARY dominates Fangoria 2019 Chainsaw Awards

With six wins, Hereditary dominated the Fangoria 2019 Chainsaw Awards, a fan-voted contest honoring the best horror movies released in 2018. Fangoria, a recently relaunched horror magazine, announced the winners via Twitter during the 91st Academy Awards on February 24. (By the way, Green Book received Best Picture at the Oscars.) Hereditary won Best Wide-Release Movie, Best …

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Maberry, Murray lead nominations on final ballot of 2018 Bram Stoker Awards

Jonathan Maberry earned two nominations in novel categories, and Lee Murray received a pair of nods for short fiction and anthology to lead the 2018 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot, according to a press release by the Horror Writers Association on February 23. “This year’s nominees demonstrate a continued lineup of quality work in the …

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Bryan Smith leads nominations for Splatterpunk Awards

One of my all-time favorite horror authors, Bryan Smith, led the nominations for the second annual Splatterpunk Awards with three works on the list, according to a February 4th press release by Wrath James White and Brian Keene, founders of the Splatterpunk Awards. Smith's novel Last Day and his two novellas, Dead Stripper Storage and Kill …

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2018 World Fantasy Awards Presented

The 2018 World Fantasy Awards were presented during the World Fantasy Convention held November 1-4 in Baltimore, Maryland. Charles de Lint and Elizabeth Wollheim won Lifetime Achievement Awards. Victor LaValle's The Changeling and Fonda Lee's Jade City tied for the win in the Novel category. Ellen Klages won in the Novella category for Passing Strange. …

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Winners of 2018 Splatterpunk Awards

The winners of the inaugural 2018 Splatterpunk Awards, co-founded by Wrath James White and Brian Keene, were announced August 25 during KillerCon in Austin, Texas. I compiled the list from the announcements on Twitter from #SplatterpunkAwards. Click on the book titles for the Amazon links if you want to purchase the winners. David J. Schow …

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2018 World Fantasy Awards announced

The World Fantasy Convention announced the 2018 World Fantasy Award nominations and honorees, including Lifetime Achievement Awards for Charles de Lint and Elizabeth Wollheim. The awards will be presented during the convention scheduled from Nov. 1-4 in Baltimore, Maryland. The convention selected 41 nominees in eight categories, including six authors in the Novel category. The …

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2017 Nebula Award Finalists Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the nominees for the 52nd Annual Nebula Awards, the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book in a press release Feb. 20. "The Nebula Awards recognize the best works of science fiction and …

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