Hello my friends! Today I have the great honor of announcing that the preliminary ballot has been released for the 2012 Bram Stoker Awards®, and Ad Nauseam: 13 Tales of Extreme Horror is included. Congratulations to all the authors, editors and publishers who made the list. I am humbled to be considered in such fine company!
* NOTE: This is only the preliminary ballot and works included are not to be considered NOMINATED.*
2012 PRELIMINARY BRAM STOKER AWARDS® BALLOT
NOTE: For those appearing on this ballot – your work is NOT a “nominee” at this point (that only occurs if you appear on the Final Ballot).
NOVEL Bodner, Hal – The Trouble with Hairy Clines, Peter – 14 Ethridge, Benjamin Kane – Bottled Abyss Everson, John – NightWhere Faherty, JG – Cemetery Club Jordan, Lee F. – Coronation Kiernan, Caitlin R. – The Drowning Girl Little, Bentley – The Haunted McKinney, Joe – Inheritance
FIRST NOVEL Boccacino, Michael – Charlotte Markham and the House of Darklings Coates, Deborah – Wide Open Day, Charles – The Legend of the Pumpkin Thief Dudar, Peter – A Requiem for Dead Flies Gropp, Richard – Bad Glass Hatchell, Dane – Resurrection X: Zombie Evolution Holm, Chris – Dead Harvest Jones, K. Trap – The Sinner Soares, L.L. – Life Rage Sterbakov, Hugh – City Under the Moon
YA NOVEL Bickle, Laura – The Hallowed Ones Bray, Libba – The Diviners Burt, Steve – FreeK Show Collings, Michaelbrent – Hooked: A True Faerie Tale Lyga, Barry – I Hunt Killers Maberry, Jonathan – Flesh & Bone McCarty, Michael – I Kissed A Ghoul Stiefvater, Maggie – The Raven Boys Strand, Jeff – A Bad Day for Voodoo Waters, Daniel – Break My Heart 1,000 Times Wilson, Connie Corcoran – The Color of Evil
LONG FICTION Burke, Kealan Patrick – Thirty Miles South of Dry County Faherty, JG – The Cold Spot Giglio, Peter – Sunfall Manor Ketchum, Jack, and Lucky McGee – I’m Not Sam Malfi, Ronald – The Mourning House McKinney, Joe, and Michael McCarty – Lost Girl of the Lake Miskowski, S.P. – Delphine Dodd O’Neill, Gene – The Blue Heron Prentiss, Norman – The Fleshless Man Thompson, Lee – When We Join Jesus in Hell
SHORT FICTION Bailey, Michael – Bootstrap Boston, Bruce – Surrounded by the Mutant Rain Forest Breaux, Kevin James – The Journal of USS Indianapolis Survivor: Stefanos “Stevie” Georgiou Cushing, Nicole – A Catechism for Aspiring Amnesiacs Lake, Jay – The Cancer Catechism McKinney, Joe – Bury My Heart at Marvin Gardens Ochse, Weston – Righteous Palisano, John – Available Light Snyder, Lucy – Magdala Amygdala
SCREENPLAY Hill, Susan, and Goldman, Jane – The Woman in Black Kim, San Kyu – The Walking Dead, “Killer Within” Minear, Tim – American Horror Story: Asylum, “Dark Cousin” Olynyk, Signe – Below Zero Ross, Gary, Suzanne Collins, and Billy Ray – The Hunger Games Sanchez, Eduardo, and Jaime Nash – Lovely Molly Whedon, Joss, and Drew Goddard – The Cabin in the Woods
ANTHOLOGY Beebe, Eric – Fear the Abyss Castle, Mort, and Sam Weller – Shadow Show Gallows Press – Tales from the Yellow Rose Diner and Fill Station Guignard, Eric J. – Dark Tales of Lost Civilizations Miller, Eric – Hell Comes to Hollywood Salter, Richard – World’s Collider Scalisi, Patrick – The Ghost Is the Machine Scioneaux, Mark C., R.J. Cavender, and Robert S. Wilson – Horror for Good: A Charitable Anthology Swanson, Stan – Slices of Flesh
FICTION COLLECTION Cain, Kenneth W. – These Old Tales: The Complete Collection Carroll, Jonathan – Woman Who Married a Cloud: Collected Stories Castle, Mort – New Moon on the Water De Winter, Corrine – Valentines for the Dead Hand, Elizabeth – Errantry: Strange Stories Hirshberg, Glen – The Janus Tree Lane, Joel – Where Furnaces Burn LaSart, C.W. – Ad Nauseam Oates, Joyce Carol – Black Dahlia and White Roses Onspaugh, Mark – Christmas Ghost Stories Yardley, Mercedes M. – Beautiful Sorrows
NON-FICTION Aisenberg, Joe – Carrie: Studies in the Horror Film Amazing Kreskin, The, and Michael McCarty – Conversations with Kreskin Collings, Michael – Writing Darkness Klinger, Les – The Annotated Sandman, Volume 1 Matthews, Araminta Star, Rachel Lee, and Stan Swanson – Write of the Living Dead Morton, Lisa – Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween Paffenroth, Kim, and John W. Morehead – The Undead and Theology Perry, Dennis R., and Carl H. Sederholm – Adapting Poe: Re-Imaginings in Popular Culture Phillips, Kendall R. – Dark Directions: Romero, Craven, Carpenter, and the Modern Horror Film
POETRY Addison, Linda, and Stephen M. Wilson – Dark Duet Boston, Bruce, and Gary William Crawford – Notes from the Shadow City Collings, Michael – A Verse to Horrors Dietrich, Bryan D. – The Monstrance Ong Muslim, Kristina – Grim Series Simon, Marge, and Sandy DeLuca – Vampires, Zombies & Wanton Souls Turzillo, Mary A. – Lovers & Killers
The following will not appear on the Preliminary Ballot. As there are only five works, these will proceed directly to the Final Ballot.
GRAPHIC NOVEL Bunn, Cullen – The Sixth Gun Volume 3: Bound Moore, Terry – Rachel Rising Vol. 1: The Shadow of Death Thornton, Ravi – The Tale of Brin and Bent and Minno Marylebone Wacks, Peter J., and Guy Anthony De Marco – Behind These Eyes Wood, Rocky, and Lisa Morton – Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times