1987 Bram Stoker Award Nominees & Winners

1987 Bram Stoker Award Nominees & Winners

(Presented in 1988)


Live Girls by Ray Garton
Misery by Stephen King, Winner (Tie)
Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon, Winner (Tie)
Unassigned Territory by Kem Nunn
Ash Wednesday by Chet Williamson

First Novel

The Damnation Game by Clive Barker
The Manse by Lisa Cantrell, Winner
Slob by Rex Miller
The Harvest Bride by Tony Richards
Excavation by Steve Rasnic Tem

Long Fiction

“The Pear-Shaped Man” by George R. R. Martin, Winner (Tie)
“The Boy Who Came Back from the Dead” by Alan Rodgers, Winner (Tie)
“Pamela’s Get” by David J. Schow 
“Resurrec Tech” by S. P. Somtow

Short Fiction

“Friend’s Best Man” by Jonathan Carroll
“This Old Man” by Charles L. Grant
“The Deep End” by Robert R. McCammon, Winner
“Dat-Tay-Vao” by F. Paul Wilson
“Traps” by F. Paul Wilson

Fiction Collection

Midnight Pleasures by Robert Bloch
Scared Stiff by Ramsey Campbell
The Essential Ellison by Harlan Ellison, Winner
Why Not You and I? by Karl Edward Wagner
All About Strange Monsters of the Recent Past by Howard Waldrop


Joe Bob Goes to the Drive-In by Joe Bob Briggs
The Zombies that Ate Pittsburgh by Paul A. Gagne
Mary Shelley by Muriel Spark Winner