Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Bram Stoker Award final nominees announced!

The Horror Writers Association has announced this year's final slate for the Bram Stoker Awards. You can see the full list over at: http://stokercon2016.horror.org/?page_id=30 but I'm going to highlight the finalists who made the slate in poetry:

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection
Bruce Boston – Resonance Dark and Light (Eldritch Press)
Alessandro Manzetti – Eden Underground (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Ann Schwader – Dark Energies (P’rea Press)
Marge Simon – Naughty Ladies (Eldritch Press)
Stephanie M. Wytovich – An Exorcism of Angels (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Named in honor of the author of the seminal horror novel “Dracula,” the Bram Stoker Awards® are presented annually for superior writing in eleven categories including traditional fiction of various lengths, poetry, screenplays and non-fiction. Previous winners include Stephen King, J.K. Rowling, George R. R. Martin, Joyce Carol Oates and Neil Gaiman.

A big congratulations to all of the nominees. Be sure to check out their work. They are all doing some very interesting things with poetry!

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