• Fun Facts

    The below facts were compiled in 2018: The top number of nominations by any one author: Stephen King, with 32 total nominations. The top number of wins by any one […]

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  • Winners & Nominees

    2017 Bram Stoker Awards® (Presented in 2018 at StokerCon in Providence, RI) Novel Ararat (St. Martin’s Press) by Christopher Golden, winner Sleeping Beauties (Scribner) by Stephen King and Owen King […]

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  • About The Bram Stoker Awards®

    Each year, the Horror Writer’s Association presents the Bram Stoker Awards for Superior Achievement, named in honor of Bram Stoker, author of the seminal horror work, Dracula. The Bram Stoker […]

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  • StokerCon™ 2019

    Each year, StokerCon™ is HWA’s premier event! Inaugurated in 2016, each StokerCon includes exciting Guests of Honor, panels and readings, a dealers room, a souvenir book, Horror University (a track […]

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HWA Service Awards

HWA recognizes outstanding volunteers with three annual awards: The Silver Hammer Award (voted by the Board of Trustees); the Richard Laymon President’s Award (chosen by […]

Specialty Press Award

THE HWA SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD is presented periodically to a specialty publisher whose work has substantially contributed to the horror genre, whose publications display general […]

Lifetime Achievement Award

THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is presented periodically to an individual whose work has substantially influenced the horror genre. While this award is often presented to […]

Final Frame Grand Prize Winner

FINAL FRAME A Horror Short Film Competition presented by StokerCon   If there’s one thing that unites us, it is darkness. Horror cinema has long […]