HWA Presents 2020 Specialty Press Award to Crystal Lake Publishing

Each year the HWA recognizes the accomplishments of a noteworthy small press. The Specialty Press Award brings recognition to an outstanding publisher of horror, dark fantasy, and weird fiction. The 2020 recipient is Crystal Lake Publishing.

Since its founding in August 2012, Crystal Lake Publishing as quickly become one of the world’s leading publishers of dark fiction and horror books in print, eBook, and audio formats. With several Bram Stoker Award wins and many other wins and nominations, Crystal Lake Publishing puts integrity, honor, and respect at the forefront of their publishing operations. As of this date, they’ve published over 100 titles across the genre and have many satellite programs that help both new and established authors.

“Thank you to the HWA for awarding Crystal Lake Publishing with this amazing award. Being noticed and celebrated for our efforts emphasizes that we’re on the right path, and we commit to taking you with us on the Crystal Lake journey as we go from strength to strength.”

Joe Mynhardt, Founder, Owner, Editor, publisher