Hodson, Brad

Awards: 2018 Richard Laymon President’s Award BIO: As an author and screenwriter, Brad C. Hodson is proud to be the Administrator of the Horror Writers Association. A sampling of his various duties includes managing the member database, the renewal system, StokerCon registration, and serving as the communications hub for the org. He works with other organizations, such as the Author’s […]

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2018 Mentor of the Year Award – JG Faherty

The Mentor of the Year Award was established in 2016 to recognize a writer who has offered extraordinary service to the Horror Writers Association’s Mentor Program, which pairs newer writers with more established writers. Mentors work with their mentees on developing their craft and their business, in the interest of assisting writers in establishing careers. The year, the Mentor Program […]

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2018 Richard Laymon President’s Award Winner – Brad Hodson

Instituted in 2000, the Richard Laymon President’s Award is named in honor of Richard Laymon, who died in 2000 while serving as President of the Horror Writers Association (HWA). As its name implies, it is given by the HWA’s sitting President. The Award is presented to a volunteer who has served HWA in an especially exemplary manner and has shown […]

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2018 Silver Hammer Award Winner – Jess Landry

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce that Jess Landry has been chosen for the 2018 Silver Hammer Award. The HWA presents the Silver Hammer Award in recognition of extraordinary volunteerism by a member who dedicates valuable time and effort to the organization. The award is determined by HWA’s Board of Trustees. Working as Head Compiler, Jess is […]

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