2011 Bram Stoker Award Winners & Nominees

2011 Bram Stoker Award Nominees & Winners

[presented in 2012]


A Matrix Of Angels by Christopher Conlon
Cosmic Forces by Greg Lamberson
Floating Staircase by Ronald Malfi
Flesh Eaters by Joe McKinney, winner
Not Fade Away by Gene O’Neill
The German by Lee Thomas

First Novel

Isis Unbound by Allyson Bird, winner
Southern Gods by John Hornor Jacobs
The Lamplighters by Frazer Lee
The Panama Laugh by Thomas Roche
That Which Should Not Be by Brett J. Talley

Young Adult Novel

Ghosts of Coronado Bay, A Maya Blair Mystery by J.G. Faherty
The Screaming Season by Nancy Holder, winner (tie)
Rotters by Daniel Kraus
Dust and Decay by Jonathan Maberry, winner (tie)
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor
by Kenneth Oppel

Graphic Novel

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol
Locke & Key Volume 4 by Joe Hill
Green River Killer by Jeff Jensen
Marvel Universe vs. Wolverine by Jonathan Maberry
Baltimore Volume I: The Plague Ships by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden
Neonomicon by Alan Moore, winner

Long Fiction

7 Brains by Michael Louis Calvillo
“Roots and All” by Brian Hodge (A Book of Horrors)
“The Colliers’ Venus (1893)” by Caitlin R. Kiernan (Naked City: New Tales of Urban Fantasy)
Ursa Major by John R. Little
Rusting Chickens by Gene O’Neill
“The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine” by Peter Straub (Conjunctions: 56), winner

Short Fiction

“Her Husband’s Hands” by Adam-Troy Castro (Lightspeed Magazine, October 2011)
“Herman Wouk Is Still Alive” by Stephen King (The Atlantic Magazine, May 2011), winner
“Hypergraphia” by Ken Lillie-Paetz (The Uninvited #1)
“Graffiti Sonata” by Gene O’Neill (Dark Discoveries #18)
“Home” by George Saunders (The New Yorker Magazine, June 13, 2011)
“All You Can Do Is Breathe” by Kaaron Warren (Blood and Other Cravings)


True Blood, episode #44: “Spellbound” by Alan Ball
The Walking Dead, episode #13: “Pretty Much Dead Already” by Scott M. Gimple
The Walking Dead, episode #9: “Save the Last One” by Scott M. Gimple
Priest by Cory Goodman
The Adjustment Bureau by George Nolfi
American Horror Story, episode #12: “Afterbirth” by Jessica Sharzer, winner


NEHW Presents: Epitaphs edited by Tracy L. Carbone
Ghosts By Gaslight edited by Jack Dann and Nick Gevers
Blood And Other Cravings edited by Ellen Datlow
Supernatural Noir edited by Ellen Datlow
Tattered Souls 2 edited by Frank J. Hutton
Demons: Encounters with the Devil and his Minions, Fallen
Angels and the Possessed
edited by John Skipp,


Voices: Tales of Horror by Lawrence C. Connolly
Red Gloves by Christopher Fowler
Two Worlds and In Between: The Best of Caitlin R. Kiernan (Volume One) by Caitlin R. Kiernan
Monsters of L.A. by Lisa Morton
The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares by Joyce Carol Oates, winner
Multiplex Fandango by Weston Ochse


Halloween Nation: Behind the Scenes of America’s Fright Night by Lesley Pratt Bannatyne
Reflections in a Glass Darkly: Essays on J. Sheridan Le Fanu edited by Gary William Crawford, Jim Rockhill and Brian J. Showers
Starve Better by Nick Mamatas
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Zombies by Matt Mogk
The Gothic Imagination by John C. Tibbetts
Stephen King: A Literary Companion by Rocky Wood, winner


How to Recognize a Demon Has Become Your Friend by Linda Addison, winner
At Louche Ends: Poetry for the Decadent, the Damned & the Absinthe-Minded by Maria Alexander
Surrealities by Bruce Boston
Shroud of Night by G. O. Clark
The Mad Hattery by Marge Simon
Unearthly Delights by Marge Simon