The 2020 Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot

The 2020 Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot Announced The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce the Final Ballot for the 2020 Bram Stoker Awards®. The HWA (see http://www.horror.org/) is the premier writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with more than 1,700 members. We have presented the Bram Stoker Awards in various categories since 1987 (see […]

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5th Annual Final Frame Horror Short Film Competition Finalists Announced

FINAL FRAME, in conjunction with StokerCon™ and the Horror Writers Association, is proud to present the twelve fantastic finalists for our fifth annual horror short film competition. This year’s program is a madcap mixtape exploring horrors from around the world, expressions of our deepest fears through unconventional and uncompromising visions. 2020 FINALISTS(in alphabetical order) CHANGELING9 min. 30 sec. / 2019 / […]

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HWA Presents the 2019 Service Awards

RICHARD LAYMON PRESIDENT’S AWARD The 2019 Richard Laymon President’s Award winner is Rena Mason. Rena Mason is an American author of horror fiction and a three-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award . Her literary debut, The Evolutionist, won the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel in 2013, while her novella East End Girls was nominated for the Bram […]

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StokerCon™ 2021

StokerCon™ 2021 Special Announcement The Horror Writers Association has made the difficult decision to shift StokerCon™ 2021 from an in-person event to a virtual platform during its originally scheduled May 20 to 23 dates. With the ongoing pandemic, the emergence of viral variants, and the broad range of travel obstacles around the world, we have deemed this to be the safest, […]

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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 Awards were instituted immediately after the organization’s incorporation in 1987. To ameliorate the competitive nature of any award system, the Bram Stoker Awards are given “for superior achievement,” not for […]

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