2018 Bram Stoker Awards Winners & Nominees

(The winners were announced on May 11, 2019, at StokerCon)

Superior Achievement in a Novel
Katsu, AlmaThe Hunger (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
Maberry, JonathanGlimpse (St. Martin’s Press)
Malerman, JoshUnbury Carol (Del Rey)
Stoker, Dacre and Barker, J. D.Dracul (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
Tremblay, PaulThe Cabin at the End of the World (William Morrow), winner

Superior Achievement in a First Novel
Fine, JuliaWhat Should Be Wild (Harper)
Grau, T. E. I Am the River (Lethe Press)
Kiste, GwendolynThe Rust Maidens (Trepidatio Publishing), winner
Stage, ZojeBaby Teeth (St. Martin’s Press)
Tremblay, TonyThe Moore House (Twisted Publishing)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel
Ireland, JustinaDread Nation (Balzer + Bray)
Legrand, ClaireSawkill Girls (Katherine Tegen Books)
Maberry, JonathanBroken Lands (Simon & Schuster)
Snyman, MoniqueThe Night Weaver (Gigi Publishing)
White, KierstenThe Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein (Delacorte Press), winner

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel
Ahmed, SaladinAbbott (BOOM! Studios)
Azzarello, BrianMoonshine Vol. 2: Misery Train (Image Comics)
Bunn, CullenBone Parish (BOOM! Studios)
LaValle, VictorVictor LaValle’s Destroyer (BOOM! Studios), winner
Liu, MarjorieMonstress Volume 3: Haven (Image Comics)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction
Bailey, MichaelOur Children, Our Teachers (Written Backwards)
Hill, JoeYou Are Released (Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales) (Scribner)
Malik, Usman T.Dead Lovers on Each Blade, Hung (Nightmare Magazine Issue #74)
Mason, RenaThe Devil’s Throat (Hellhole: An Anthology of Subterranean Terror) (Adrenaline Press), winner
Smith, Angela YurikoBitter Suites (CreateSpace)

Superior Achievement in Short Fiction
Landry, Jess – “Mutter” (Fantastic Tales of Terror) (Crystal Lake Publishing), winner
Murray, Lee – “Dead End Town” (Cthulhu Deep Down Under Volume 2) (IFWG Publishing International)
Neugebauer, Annie – “Glove Box” (The Dark City Crime & Mystery Magazine Volume 3, Issue 4-July 2018)
Taff, John F. D. – “A Winter’s Tale” (Little Black Spots) (Grey Matter Press)
Ward, Kyla Lee – “And in Her Eyes the City Drowned” (Weirdbook #39) (Wildside Press)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection
Files, GemmaSpectral Evidence (Trepidatio Publishing)
Guignard, Eric J.That Which Grows Wild (Cemetery Dance Publications), winner
Iglesias, GabinoCoyote Songs (Broken River Books)
Snyder, Lucy A.Garden of Eldritch Delights (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
Waggoner, TimDark and Distant Voices: A Story Collection (Nightscape Press)

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay
Aster, AriHereditary (PalmStar Media)
Averill, MeredithThe Haunting of Hill House: The Bent-Neck Lady, Episode 01:05 (Amblin Television, FlanaganFilm, Paramount Television), winner
Garland, AlexAnnihilation (DNA Films, Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions, Skydance Media)
Heisserer, EricBird Box (Bluegrass Films, Chris Morgan Productions, Universal Pictures)
Woods, Bryan, Beck, Scott, and Krasinski, JohnA Quiet Place (Platinum Dunes, Sunday Night)

Superior Achievement in an Anthology
Chambers, James, Grey, April, and Masterson, RobertA New York State of Fright: Horror Stories from the Empire State (Hippocampus Press)
Datlow, EllenThe Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea (Night Shade Books), winner
Guignard, Eric J.A World of Horror (Dark Moon Books)
Murray, LeeHellhole: An Anthology of Subterranean Terror (Adrenaline Press)
Ward, D. AlexanderLost Highways: Dark Fictions from the Road (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction
Connolly, JohnHorror Express (PS Publishing)
Gambin, LeeThe Howling: Studies in the Horror Film (Centipede Press)
Ingham, Howard DavidWe Don’t Go Back: A Watcher’s Guide to Folk Horror (Room 207 Press)
Mynhardt, Joe and Johnson, EugeneIt’s Alive: Bringing Your Nightmares to Life (Crystal Lake Publishing), winner
Wetmore Jr., Kevin J.Uncovering Stranger Things: Essays on Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence in the Series (McFarland)

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection
Boston, BruceArtifacts (Independent Legions Publishing)
Cowen, David E.Bleeding Saffron (Weasel Press)
Lynch, DonnaWitches (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
Simon, Marge and Manzetti, AlessandroWar (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Tantlinger, SaraThe Devil’s Dreamland (Strangehouse Books), winner