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Sat 25 March 2000

Bram Stoker Awards Nominations

The final ballot for this year's Stoker Awards, for works published in 1999, has been released. Winners will be announced at the World Horror Convention in Denver, Colorado, May 11 - 14, 2000. The Horror Writers Association will also present two Lifetime Achievement Awards, to writer/artist Edward Gorey and to writer Charles Grant.

  • Darker Than Night, Owl Goingback (Signet)
  • Hannibal, Thomas Harris (Delacorte)
  • ''Low Men in Yellow Coats'', Stephen King (Hearts in Atlantis)
  • Hexes, Tom Piccirilli (Leisure)
  • Mr. X, Peter Straub (Random House)
  • first novel
  • Widow's Walk, Steve Beai (Indigo)
  • Every Dead Thing, John Connolly (Simon & Schuster)
  • King Rat, China Miéville (Macmillan UK; Tor US)
  • Wither, J.G. Passarella (Pocket)
  • long fiction
  • "Five Days in April", Brian A. Hopkins (Chiaroscuro [webzine] Jul 1999 [story link])
  • "Dread in the Beast", Charlee Jacob (Dread in the Beast)
  • "Right to Life", Jack Ketchum (Cemetery Dance Publications)
  • "Mad Dog Summer", Joe R. Lansdale (999: New Tales of Horror and Suspense)
  • short fiction
  • "The Grave", P.D. Cacek (999: New Tales of Horror and Suspense)
  • "The Entertainment", Ramsey Campbell (999: New Tales of Horror and Suspense)
  • "Halloween Street", Steve Rasnic Tem (F&SF July 1999)
  • "After Shock", F. Paul Wilson (Realms of Fantasy Dec 1999)
  • fiction collection
  • Death Drives a Semi, Edo van Belkom (Quarry Press)
  • The Nightmare Chronicles, Douglas Clegg (Leisure)
  • Hearts in Atlantis, Stephen King (Scribner)
  • Deep into the Darkness Peering, Tom Piccirilla (Pocket)
  • anthology
  • The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Twelfth Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, eds. (St. Martin's)
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10, Stephen Jones, ed. (Carroll and Graf)
  • The Last Continent: New Tales of Zothique, John Pelan, ed. (ShadowLands Press)
  • 999: New Tales of Horror and Suspense, Al Sarrantonio, ed. (Avon)
  • nonfiction
  • DarkEcho (all 1999 issues), Paula Guran, ed.
  • The Essential Monster Movie Guide, Stephen Jones (Titan)
  • Vincent Price: A Daughter's Biography, Victoria Price (St. Martin's)
  • Hellnotes (all 1999 issues), David B. Silva & Paul F. Olson
  • comic book, graphic novel, or other illustrated narrative
  • Sandman: The Dream Hunters, Neil Gaiman (DC/Vertigo)
  • Jonah Hex: Shadows West #1, Joe R. Lansdale (DC/Vertigo)
  • Hellboy: Box Full of Evil, Mike Mignola (Dark Horse Comics)
  • Faust: Book of M, David Quinn (Avatar Press)
  • screenplay
  • "The Green Mile", Frank Darabont (Castle Rock)
  • "The Blair Witch Project", Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sanchez (Artisan Entertainment)
  • "The Sixth Sense", M. Night Shyamalan (Hollywood Films/Spyglass)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer "Hush", Joss Whedon (Fox)
  • work for young readers
  • Something Lumber This Way Comes, Joe R. Lansdale (Subterranean Press)
  • Creepy Susie & 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children, Angus Oblong (Ballantine)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling (Bloomsbury UK; Scholastic US)
  • other media
  • I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream (audio), Harlan Ellison (Dove)
  • Masters of Terror (website), Andy Fairclough
  • Gothic Net (website), Seth Lindberg (Darren McKeeman)
  • Conspiracies (audio CD of F. Paul Wilson story, WyrdSisterS ProductionS (WyrdSisterS ProductionS/Gauntlet Press)

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