Deadite Press authors Morgan, Southard among winners at 2020 Splatterpunk Awards

Christine Morgan and Wesley Southard won top honors for their books published by Deadite Press at the 2020 Splatterpunk Awards, according to a press release by award founders Wrath James White and Brian Keene. The 2020 Splatterpunk Awards honored superior achievement in the literary sub-genres of Splatterpunk and Extreme Horror for works published in 2019. …

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Final ballot for 2020 World Fantasy Awards announced

Books by Kacen Callender, Alix E. Harrow, Ann Leckie, Tamsyn Muir, and Yoko Ogawa are nominated for World Fantasy Awards in the Novel category. The World Fantasy Convention announced the final ballot along with the two Lifetime Achievement winners for the 2020 World Fantasy Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in fantasy fiction published in 2019. …

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Sonora Taylor dominates inaugural Ladies of Horror Fiction Awards

Sonora Taylor won two major categories and received two more honorable mentions for her short fiction in the inaugural Ladies of Horror Fiction Awards. Taylor's novel, Without Condition, shared Best Novel with Mona Awad's Bunny. Taylor also won Best Collection for Little Paranoias. Two stories from that collection, "Quadrapocalypse" and "Weary Bones," received Honorable Mentions …

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Etter earns top honor at 2019 Shirley Jackson Awards

Sarah Rose Etter's debut novel, The Book of X, won the top honor at the 2019 Shirley Jackson Awards. The winners were announced July 12th in a 20-minute pre-recorded video released by the Shirley Jackson Awards. You can watch the video at the awards website HERE. The winners in the other five categories were: NOVELLA: Ormeshadow …

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Nominations announced for 2019 Shirley Jackson Awards

Novels by Sarah Rose Etter, Elizabeth Hand, Miciah Bay Gault, Leigh Bardugo, Kevin Wilson, and Rachel Eve Moulton are nominated for the top honor in the 2019 Shirley Jackson Awards, according to a press release by shirleyjacksonawards.org. The Shirley Jackson Awards is recognizing outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic …

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Owl Goingback earns top prize at 2019 Bram Stoker Awards

Owl Goingback is having quite a year. In February, the Horror Writers Association announced he would receive its Lifetime Achievement Award. On April 18th, Goingback earned another prestigious award. His book Coyote Rage won the 2019 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Novel. The Horror Writers Association live-streamed the 2019 Bram Stoker Awards …

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MIDSOMMAR shines brightly at FANGORIA 2020 Chainsaw Awards

Maybe Fangoria should change the name of the Chainsaw Awards to the Ari Aster Awards. The director and another one of his movies dominated the Fangoria 2020 Chainsaw Awards, a fan-voted contest honoring the best horror movies released in 2019. Aster and his A24 film Midsommar won five of the 16 Chainsaw Awards, according to …

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Christine Morgan leads list of Splatterpunk Awards nominees

  Christine Morgan earned three nominations to lead the pack for the 2020 Splatterpunk Awards, according to a February 9th press release by award founders Wrath James White and Brian Keene. Bryan Smith, Wesley Southard, and Edward Lee also scored multiple nominations with two each. Jarod Barbee and Patrick C. Harrison III also received two …

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