The Lifetime Achievement Award – The most prestigious prize in the horror field.
Specialty Press Award – Bestowed each year on a small or genre specialty press.
The Silver Hammer Award – Voted by HWA’s Board of Trustees to an especially-deserving volunteer.
The Richard Laymon President’s Award – Given by HWA’s current president to a volunteer.
Mentor of the Year Award – The Chair of HWA’s Mentor Program chooses a Mentor who has shown extraordinary dedication.
The Final Frame Film Competition Grand Prize – Voted by each year’s panel of judges after the presentation of the films at StokerCon.