2005 Bram Stoker Award Winners & Nominees

2005 Bram Stoker Award Nominees & Winners

[presented in 2006]


Keepers by Gary Braunbeck
Dread in the Beast by Charlee Jacob, Winner (Tie)
Creepers by David Morrell, Winner (Tie)
November Mourns by Tom Piccirilli

First Novel

The Hides by Kealan Patrick Burke
Siren Promised by Alan M. Clark & Jeremy Robert Johnson
Scarecrow Gods by Weston Ochse, Winner

Long Fiction

In the Midnight Museum by Gary Braunbeck
“Best New Horror” by Joe Hill, Winner
“The Things They Left Behind” by Stephen King
“Some Zombie Contingency Plans” by Kelly Link

Short Fiction

“Haeckel’s Tale” by Clive Barker
“We Now Pause for Station Identification” by Gary Braunbeck, Winner
“As Others See Us” by Mort Castle
“Times of Atonement” by Yvonne Navarro
“Invisible” by Steve Rasnic Tem

Fiction Collection

20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill, Winner
Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link
Looking for Jake by China Mieville
Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk


Outsiders edited by Nancy Holder & Nancy Kilpatrick
Dark Delicacies: Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre edited by Del Howison & Jeff Gelb, Winner
Weird Shadows Over Innsmouth edited by Stephen Jones
Corpse Blossoms edited by Julia & R.J. Sevin


Horror: Another 100 Best Books by Stephen Jones & Kim Newman, Winner
More Giants of the Genre edited by Michael McCarty
Morbid Curiosity #9 by Loren Rhoads
The Bradbury Chronicles by Sam Weller
Why Buffy Matters: The Art of Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Rhonda Wilcox

Poetry Collection

Freakcidents by Michael A. Arnzen, Winner (Tie)
The Shadow City by Gary W. Crawford
Sineater by Charlee Jacob, Winner (Tie)
Seasons: A Series of Poems Based on the Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe by Daniel Shields