Addison, Linda

Awards:

Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017

Mentor of the Year Award, 2015

Four Elements (Bad Moon Books/Evil Jester Press), Poetry Collection, 2013

How to Recognize a Demon Has Become Your Friend, Poetry Collection, 2011

Being Full of Light, Insubstantial, Poetry Collection, 2007

Consumed, Reduced to Beautiful Grey Ashes, Poetry Collection, 2001

Nominations:

Sycorax’s Daughters (Cedar Grove Publishing), Anthology, 2017

Dark Duet (NECON eBooks), Poetry Collection, 2012

BIO: Linda D. Addison is the first African-American recipient of the HWA Bram Stoker Award® and has received four awards for collections in the Poetry category. She was also part of two books that were finalists for the HWA Bram Stoker Award.

She is the only author with fiction in three landmark anthologies that celebrate African-Americans speculative writers: the award-winning anthology Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction (Warner Aspect), Dark Dreams I and II (Kensington), and Dark Thirst (Pocket Book).
Addison’s work has made frequent appearances over the years on the honorable mention list for Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and Year’s Best Science-Fiction.
She has published over 300 poems, stories and articles, a founding member of the writer’s group Circles in the Hair (CITH) and a member of SFWA, HWA and SFPA.
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