2010 Bram Stoker Award Winners & Nominees

2010 Bram Stoker Award Nominees & Winners

[presented in 2011]


Horns by Joe Hill
Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
Dead Love by Linda Watanabe McFerrin
Apocalypse of the Dead by Joe McKinney
Dweller by Jeff Strand
A Dark Matter by Peter Straub (winner)

First Novel

Black and Orange by Benjamin Kane Ethridge (winner, tie)
A Book of Tongues by Gemma Files
The Castle of Los Angeles by Lisa Morton (winner, tie)
Spellbent by Lucy Snyder

Long Fiction

The Painted Darkness by Brian James Freeman
Dissolution by Lisa Mannetti
Monsters Among Us by Kirstyn McDermott
The Samhanach by Lisa Morton
Invisible Fences by Norman Prentiss (winner)

Short Fiction

“Return to Mariabronn” by Gary Braunbeck
“The Folding Man” by Joe R. Lansdale (winner)
“1925: A Fall River Halloween” by Lisa Mannetti
“In the Middle of Poplar Street” by Nate Southard
“Final Draft” by Mark W. Worthen


Dark Faith edited by Maurice Broaddus and Jerry Gordon
Horror Library IV edited by R.J. Cavender and Boyd E. Harris
Macabre: A Journey Through Australia’s Darkest Fears edited by Angela Challis and Marty Young
Haunted Legends edited by Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas (winner)
The New Dead edited by Christopher Golden

Fiction Collection

Occultation by Laird Barron
Blood and Gristle by Michael Louis Calvillo
Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King (winner)
The Ones That Got Away by Stephen Graham Jones
A Host of Shadows by Harry Shannon


To Each Their Darkness by Gary A. Braunbeck (winner)
The Conspiracy Against the Human Race by Thomas Ligotti
Wanted Undead or Alive by Jonathan Maberry and Janice Gable Bashman
Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews by Sam Weller

Poetry Collection

Dark Matters by Bruce Boston (winner)
Wild Hunt of the Stars by Ann K. Schwader
Diary of a Gentleman Diabolist by Robin Spriggs
Vicious Romantic by Wrath James White