Other Awards

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.