Bram Stoker Awards Winners By Year
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2011
NOVEL: A Dark Matter, Peter Straub
FIRST NOVEL (tie): Black and Orange, Benjamin Kane Ethridge
FIRST NOVEL (tie): Castle of Los Angeles, Lisa Morton
LONG FICTION: Invisible Fences, Norman Prentiss
SHORT FICTION: "The Folding Man", Joe R. Lansdale
COLLECTION: Full Dark, No Stars, Stephen King
ANTHOLOGY: Haunted Legends, Ellen Datlow & Nick Mamatas, eds.
NONFICTION: To Each Their Darkness, Gary A. Braunbeck
POETRY COLLECTION: Dark Matters, Bruce Boston
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Ellen Datlow
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Al Feldstein
 
2010
NOVEL: Audrey's Door, Sarah Langan
FIRST NOVEL: Damnable, Hank Schwaeble
LONG FICTION: The Lucid Dreaming, Lisa Morton
SHORT FICTION: "In the Porches of My Ears", Norman Prentiss
FICTION COLLECTION: A Taste of Tenderloin, Gene O'Neill
ANTHOLOGY: He Is Legend: An Anthology Celebrating Richard Matheson, Christopher Conlon, ed.
NONFICTION: Writers Workshop of Horror, Michael Knost
POETRY: Chimeric Machines, Lucy A. Snyder
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: William F. Nolan
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Brian Lumley
 
2009
NOVEL: Duma Key, Stephen King
FIRST NOVEL: The Gentling Box, Lisa Mannetti
LONG FICTION: Miranda, John R. Little
SHORT FICTION: The Lost, Sarah Langan
FICTION COLLECTION: Just After Sunset, Stephen King
ANTHOLOGY: Unspeakable Horror, Vince A. Liaguno & Chad Helder, eds.
NONFICTION: A Hallowe'en Anthology, Lisa Morton
POETRY: The Nightmare Collection, Bruce Boston
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: F. Paul Wilson
 
2008
NOVEL: The Missing, Sarah Langan
FIRST NOVEL: Heart-Shaped Box, Joe Hill
LONG FICTION: "Afterward, There Will Be a Hallway", Gary Braunbeck
SHORT FICTION: "The Gentle Brush of Wings", David Niall Wilson
COLLECTION (tie): Proverbs for Monsters, Michael A. Arnzen
COLLECTION (tie): 5 Stories, Peter Straub
ANTHOLOGY: Five Strokes to Midnight, Gary Braunbeck & Hank Schwaeble, eds.
NONFICTION: The Cryptopedia: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange & Downright Bizarre, Jonathan Maberry & David F. Kramer
POETRY (tie): Vectors: A Week in the Death of a Planet, Charlee Jacob & Marge Simon
POETRY (tie): Being Full of Light, Insubstantial, Linda Addison
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: John Carpenter
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Robert Weinberg
 
2007
NOVEL: Lisey's Story, Stephen King
FIRST NOVEL: Ghost Road Blues, Jonathan Maberry
LONG FICTION: Dark Harvest, Norman Partridge
SHORT FICTION: "Tested", Lisa Morton
COLLECTION: Destinations Unknown, Gary A. Braunbeck
ANTHOLOGY (tie): Mondo Zombie, John Skipp, ed.
ANTHOLOGY (tie): Retro Pulp Tales, Joe R. Lansdale, ed.
NONFICTION (tie): Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die, Michael Largo
NONFICTION (tie): Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero's Visions of Hell on Earth, Kim Paffenroth
POETRY: Shades Fantastic, Bruce Boston
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: PS Publishing
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Thomas Harris
 
2006
NOVEL (tie): Creepers, David Morrell
NOVEL (tie): Dread in the Beast, Charlee Jacob
FIRST NOVEL: Scarecrow Gods, Weston Ochse
LONG FICTION: "Best New Horror", Joe Hill
SHORT FICTION: We Now Pause for Station Identification, Gary Braunbeck
FICTION COLLECTION: 20th Century Ghosts, Joe Hill
ANTHOLOGY: Dark Delicacies, Del Howison & Jeff Gelb, eds.
NONFICTION: Horror: Another 100 Best Books, Stephen Jones & Kim Newman
POETRY COLLECTION (tie): Freakcidents, Michael Arnzen
POETRY COLLECTION (tie): Sineater, Charlee Jacob
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: Necessary Evil Press
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Peter Straub
RICHARD LAYMON (PRESIDENT'S AWARD): Lisa Morton
 
2005
NOVEL: In the Night Room, Peter Straub
FIRST NOVEL (tie): Stained, Lee Thomas
FIRST NOVEL (tie): Covenant, John Everson
LONG FICTION: "The Turtle Boy", Kealan-Patrick Burke
SHORT FICTION: "Nimitseahpah", Nancy Etchemendy
FICTION COLLECTION: Fearful Symmetries, Thomas F. Monteleone
ANTHOLOGY: The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, eds.
NONFICTION: Hellnotes, Judi Rohrig
ILLUSTRATED NARRATIVE: Heaven's Devils, Jai Nitz
SCREENPLAY (tie): Shaun of the Dead, Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright
SCREENPLAY (tie): Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry & Pierre Bismuth
WORK FOR YOUNGER READERS (tie): Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War, Clive Barker
WORK FOR YOUNGER READERS (tie): Oddest Yet, Steve Burt
POETRY COLLECTION: The Women at the Funeral, Corrine de Winter
ALTERNATIVE FORMS: The Devil's Wine, Tom Piccirilli
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: Delirium Books, Shane Ryan Staley
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Michael Moorcock
 
2004
NOVEL: lost boy lost girl, Peter Straub
FIRST NOVEL: The Rising, Brian Keene
LONG FICTION: "Closing Time", Jack Ketchum
SHORT FICTION: "Duty", Gary A. Braunbeck
FICTION COLLECTION: Peaceable Kingdom, Jack Ketchum
ANTHOLOGY: Borderlands 5, Elizabeth Monteleone & Thomas F. Monteleone, eds.
NONFICTION: The Mothers and Fathers Italian Association, Thomas F. Monteleone
ILLUSTRATED NARRATIVE: The Sandman: Endless Nights, Neil Gaiman
SCREENPLAY: Bubba Ho-Tep, Don Coscarelli
WORK FOR YOUNGER READERS: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J. K. Rowling
POETRY COLLECTION: Pitchblende, Bruce Boston
ALTERNATIVE FORMS: The Goreletter, Michael Arnzen
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: Earthling Publications, Paul Miller
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Anne Rice
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Martin H. Greenberg
TRUSTEE AWARD: Robert Weinberg
PRESIDENT'S AWARD: Lee Thomas
 
2003
NOVEL: The Night Class, Tom Piccirilli
FIRST NOVEL: The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
LONG FICTION (tie): "My Work Is Not Yet Done", Thomas Ligotti
LONG FICTION (tie): El Dia de los Muertos, Brian A. Hopkins
SHORT FICTION: "The Misfit Child Grows Fat on Despair", Tom Piccirilli
FICTION COLLECTION: One More for the Road, Ray Bradbury
ANTHOLOGY: The Darker Side: Generations of Horror, John Pelan, ed.
NONFICTION: Ramsey Campbell, Probably: Essays on Horror and Sundry Fantasies, Ramsey Campbell
ILLUSTRATED NARRATIVE: Nightside, Robert Weinberg
SCREENPLAY: Frailty, Brant Hanley
WORK FOR YOUNGER READERS: Coraline, Neil Gaiman
POETRY COLLECTION: The Gossamer Eye, Mark McLaughlin, Rain Graves & David Niall Wilson
ALTERNATIVE FORMS: "Imagination Box", Steve & Melanie Tem
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: Night Shade Books, Jason Williams & Jeremy Lassen
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: J. N. Williamson
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Stephen King
 
2002
NOVEL: American Gods, Neil Gaiman
FIRST NOVEL: Deadliest of the Species, Michael Oliveri
LONG FICTION: In These Final Days of Sales, Steve Rasnic Tem
SHORT FICTION: "Reconstructing Amy", Tim Lebbon
FICTION COLLECTION: The Man with the Barbed-Wire Fists, Norman Partridge
ANTHOLOGY: Extremes 2: Fantasy and Horror from the Ends of the Earth, Brian A. Hopkins, ed.
NONFICTION: Jobs in Hell, Brian Keene, ed.
ILLUSTRATED NARRATIVE: no award
SCREENPLAY: Memento, Christopher Nolan & Jonathan Nolan
WORK FOR YOUNGER READERS: The Willow Files 2, Yvonne Navarro
POETRY COLLECTION: Consumed, Reduced to Beautiful Grey Ashes, Linda Addison
ALTERNATIVE FORMS: Dark Dreamers: Facing the Masters of Fear, Beth Gwinn & Stanley Wiater
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: John Farris
 
2001
NOVEL: The Traveling Vampire Show, Richard Laymon
FIRST NOVEL: The Licking Valley Coon Hunters Club, Brian A. Hopkins
LONG FICTION: The Man on the Ceiling, Steve Rasnic Tem & Melanie Tem
SHORT FICTION: "Gone", Jack Ketchum
FICTION COLLECTION: Magic Terror: Seven Tales, Peter Straub
ANTHOLOGY: The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Thirteenth Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.
NONFICTION: On Writing, Stephen King
ILLUSTRATED NARRATIVE: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Alan Moore
SCREENPLAY: Shadow of the Vampire, Steven Katz
WORK FOR YOUNGER READERS: The Power of UN, Nancy Etchemendy
POETRY COLLECTION: A Student of Hell, Tom Piccirilli
OTHER MEDIA: Chiaroscuro, Patricia Lee Macomber, Steve Eller, Sandra Kasturi & Brett A. Savory
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: Subterranean Press, William K. Schafer
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Nigel Kneale
 
2000
NOVEL: Mr. X, Peter Straub
FIRST NOVEL: Wither, J. G. Passarella
LONG FICTION (tie): "Mad Dog Summer", Joe R. Lansdale
LONG FICTION (tie): "Five Days in April", Brian A. Hopkins
SHORT FICTION: "Aftershock", F. Paul Wilson
COLLECTION: The Nightmare Chronicles, Douglas Clegg
ANTHOLOGY: 999: New Stories of Horror and Suspense, Al Sarrantonio, ed.
NONFICTION: DarkEcho, Paula Guran, ed.
COMIC BOOK, GRAPHIC NOVEL, OR OTHER ILLUSTRATED NARRATIVE: The Sandman: The Dream Hunters, Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano
SCREENPLAY: The Sixth Sense, M. Night Shyamalan
WORK FOR YOUNGER READERS: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J. K. Rowling
OTHER MEDIA: I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, Harlan Ellison
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: Ash-Tree Press, Barbara Roden & Christopher Roden
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Edward Gorey
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Charles L. Grant
 
1999
NOVEL: Bag of Bones, Stephen King
FIRST NOVEL: Dawn Song, Michael Marano
LONG FICTION: "Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff", Peter Straub
SHORT FICTION: "The Dead Boy at Your Window", Bruce Holland Rogers
COLLECTION: Black Butterflies: A Flock on the Dark Side, John Shirley
ANTHOLOGY: Horrors! 365 Scary Stories, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.
NONFICTION: DarkEcho, Paula Guran, ed.
COMIC BOOK, GRAPHIC NOVEL, OR OTHER ILLUSTRATED NARRATIVE: no award
SCREENPLAY (tie): Gods and Monsters, Bill Condon
SCREENPLAY (tie): Dark City, Alex Proyas
WORK FOR YOUNGER READERS: "Bigger Than Death", Nancy Etchemendy
OTHER MEDIA: no award
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: Gauntlet Publications, Barry Hoffman
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Roger Corman
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Ramsey Campbell
 
1998
NOVEL: Children of the Dusk, Janet Berliner & George Guthridge
FIRST NOVEL: Lives of the Monster Dogs, Kirsten Bakis
LONG FICTION/NOVELETTE: "The Big Blow", Joe R. Lansdale
SHORT STORY: "Rat Food", Edo van Belkom & David Nickle
COLLECTION: Exorcisms and Ecstasies, Karl Edward Wagner
NONFICTION: Dark Thoughts: On Writing, Stanley Wiater
SPECIALTY PRESS AWARD: Cemetery Dance, Richard Chizmar
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: William Peter Blatty
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Jack Williamson
 
1997
NOVEL: The Green Mile, Stephen King
FIRST NOVEL: Crota, Owl Goingback
NOVELETTE: "The Red Tower", Thomas Ligotti
SHORT STORY: "Metalica", P. D. Cacek
COLLECTION: The Nightmare Factory, Thomas Ligotti
NONFICTION: H.P. Lovecraft: A Life, S. T. Joshi
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Ira Levin
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Forrest J Ackerman
 
1996
NOVEL: Zombie, Joyce Carol Oates
FIRST NOVEL: The Safety of Unknown Cities, Lucy Taylor
NOVELETTE: "Lunch at the Gotham Caf‚", Stephen King
SHORT STORY: "Chatting with Anubis", Harlan Ellison
COLLECTION: The Panic Hand, Jonathan Carroll
NONFICTION: The Supernatural Index, Mike Ashley & William G. Contento
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Harlan Ellison
 
1995
NOVEL: Dead in the Water, Nancy Holder
FIRST NOVEL: Grave Markings, Michael Arnzen
NOVELETTE: "The Scent Of Vinegar", Robert Bloch
SHORT STORY (tie): "The Box", Jack Ketchum
SHORT STORY (tie): "Cafe Endless: Spring Rain", Nancy Holder
COLLECTION: The Early Fears, Robert Bloch
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Christopher Lee
 
1994
NOVEL: The Throat, Peter Straub
FIRST NOVEL: The Thread That Binds the Bones, Nina Kiriki Hoffman
NOVELLA (tie): Mefisto in Onyx, Harlan Ellison
NOVELLA (tie): "The Night We Buried Road Dog", Jack Cady
NOVELETTE: "Death in Bangkok", Dan Simmons
SHORT STORY: "I Hear the Mermaids Singing", Nancy Holder
COLLECTION: Alone with the Horrors, Ramsey Campbell
NONFICTION BOOK: Once Around the Bloch: An Unauthorized Autobiography, Robert Bloch
OTHER MEDIA: Jonah Hex: Two Gun Mojo, Joe R. Lansdale
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Joyce Carol Oates
SPECIAL TRUSTEE AWARD: Vincent Price
 
1993
NOVEL: Blood of the Lamb, Thomas F. Monteleone
FIRST NOVEL: Sineater, Elizabeth Massie
NOVELETTE (tie): "The Events Concerning a Nude Fold-Out Found in a Harlequin Romance", Joe R. Lansdale
NOVELETTE (tie): "Aliens: Tribes", Stephen Bissette
SHORT STORY: "This Year's Class Picture", Dan Simmons
COLLECTION: Mr. Fox and Other Feral Tales, Norman Partridge
NONFICTION BOOK: Cut! Horror Writers on Horror Film, Christopher Golden, ed.
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Ray Russell
 
1992
NOVEL: Boy's Life, Robert R. McCammon
FIRST NOVEL (tie): The Cipher, Kathe Koja
FIRST NOVEL (tie): Prodigal, Melanie Tem
NOVELLA/NOVELETTE: "The Beautiful Uncut Hair of Graves", David Morrell
SHORT STORY: "Lady Madonna", Nancy Holder
COLLECTION: Prayers to Broken Stones, Dan Simmons
NONFICTION BOOK: Clive Barker's Shadows in Eden, Stephen Jones, ed.
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Gahan Wilson
 
1991
NOVEL: Mine, Robert R. McCammon
FIRST NOVEL: The Revelation, Bentley Little
NOVELLA/NOVELETTE: "Stephen", Elizabeth Massie
SHORT STORY: "The Calling", David B. Silva
COLLECTION: Four Past Midnight, Stephen King
NONFICTION BOOK: Dark Dreamers: Conversations with the Masters of Horror, Stanley Wiater
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Hugh B. Cave
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Richard Matheson
 
1990
NOVEL: Carrion Comfort, Dan Simmons
FIRST NOVEL: Sunglasses After Dark, Nancy A. Collins
NOVELLA/NOVELETTE: "On the Far Side of the Cadillac Desert with Dead Folks", Joe R. Lansdale
SHORT STORY: "Eat Me", Robert R. McCammon
COLLECTION: Richard Matheson: Collected Stories, Richard Matheson
NONFICTION BOOK (tie): Harlan Ellison's Watching, Harlan Ellison
NONFICTION BOOK (tie): Horror: 100 Best Books, Stephen Jones & Kim Newman
 
1989
NOVEL: The Silence of the Lambs, Thomas Harris
FIRST NOVEL: The Suiting, Kelley Wilde
NOVELETTE: "Orange Is For Anguish, Blue Is for Insanity", David Morrell
SHORT STORY: "Night They Missed the Horror Show", Joe R. Lansdale
COLLECTION: Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories, Charles Beaumont, edited by Roger Anker
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Ray Bradbury
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: R. Chetwynd-Hayes
 
1988
NOVEL (tie): Misery, Stephen King
NOVEL (tie): Swan Song, Robert R. McCammon
FIRST NOVEL: The Manse, Lisa W. Cantrell
NOVELETTE (tie): "The Pear-Shaped Man", George R. R. Martin
NOVELETTE (tie): "The Boy Who Came Back from the Dead", Alan Rodgers
SHORT STORY: "The Deep End", Robert R. McCammon
COLLECTION: The Essential Ellison, Harlan Ellison
NONFICTION BOOK: Mary Shelley, Muriel Spark
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Clifford D. Simak
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Fritz Leiber
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Frank Belknap Long
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