2007 Bram Stoker Award Winners & Nominees

2007 Bram Stoker Award Nominees & Winners

[presented in 2008]


The Guardener’s Tale by Bruce Boston
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
The Missing by Sarah Langan, Winner
The Witch’s Trinity by Erika Mailman
The Terror by Dan Simmons

First Novel

I Will Rise by Michael Louis Calvillo
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill, Winner
The Memory Tree by John R. Little
The Hollower by Mary SanGiovanni

Long Fiction

Afterward, There Will Be a Hallway by Gary Braunbeck, Winner
Almost the Last Story by Almost the Last Man by Scott Edelman
General Slocum’s Gold by Nicholas Kaufmann
The Tenth Muse by William Browning Spencer
An Apiary of White Bees by Lee Thomas

Short Fiction

“The Death Wagon Rolls on by” by C. Dean Andersson
“Letting Go” by John Everson
“The Teacher” by Paul G. Tremblay
“There’s No Light between Floors” by Paul G. Tremblay
“Closet Dreams” by Lisa Tuttle
The Gentle Brush of Wings” by David Niall Wilson, Winner


Five Strokes to Midnight edited by Gary Braunbeck and Hank Schwaeble, Winner
Inferno edited by Ellen Datlow
Dark Delicacies 2: Fear edited by Del Howison & Jeff Gelb
Midnight Premiere edited by Tom Piccirilli
At Ease with the Dead edited by Barbara & Christopher Roden

Fiction Collection

Proverbs for Monsters by Michael A. Arnzen, Winner
The Imago Sequence by Laird Barron
Old Devil Moon by Christopher Fowler
5 Stories by Peter Straub
Defining Moments by David Niall Wilson


Encyclopedia Horrifica by Joshua Gee
The Cryptopedia: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange & Downright Bizarre by Jonathan Maberry & David F. Kramer, Winner
The Portable Obituary: How the Famous, Rich & Powerful Really Died by Michael Largo
Storytellers Unplugged by Joe Nassise and David Niall Wilson


Being Full of Light, Insubstantial by Linda Addison, Winner (Tie)
Heresy by Charlee Jacob
VECTORS: A Week in the Death of a Planet by Charlee Jacob & Marge Simon, Winner (Tie)
Phantasmapedia by Mark McLaughlin
Ossuary by JoSelle Vanderhooft