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2015 Scholarships for Members

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce two annual scholarships – the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship; and The Horror Writers Association Scholarship, each worth $2500. Submissions for 2015 are now open. The Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship will be open to female writers...

HWA Reading List

The following are recommended reading for anyone interested in the Horror genre, compiled by HWA members. The lists collect works published that year. 2014 Reading List 2013 Reading List 2012 Reading List 2011 Reading...

Dark Regions Press Sponsors Bram Stoker Awards® Banquet 2015

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce Dark Regions Press as Supporting Sponsor for the Bram Stoker Awards® Banquet, which is part of the Bram Stoker Awards Weekend and 25th Anniversary World Horror Convention 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia and will be held on 9 May 2015. Full details are at...

In July: “Embrace the Hideous Immaculate by Chad Hensley”

The HWA Poetry Page is going to take a one-month break from covering the 2013 Stoker nominees in order to cover a 2014 poetry publication. One of my goals for the HWA Poetry Page is introduce new poets with an in-depth look at their debut poetry collections. This month, we’ll be looking at Embrace the...

In June: “Superior Achievement in Poetry Collection: Four Elements”

for Superior Achievement in Poetry Collection: Marge Simon, Rain Graves, Charlee Jacob, and Linda Addison— Four Elements (Bad Moon Books/Evil Jester Press) Linda Addison: http://www.cith.org/linda/ Bad Moon books: http://www.badmoonbooks.com/home.php Marge Simon: http://www.margesimon.com Rain Graves:...

NY Book Expo Schedule for 5/31/14

HWA members will be signing books and showcasing their work at the New York Book Expo again this year. If you’re in the area, come on out! Help us spread the word with your social media too!   Save the PDF so you can print it...

World Horror Con 2015 Buttons & Banners

Let our fans know you’re going to be at World Horror Con 2015! More fans at the con means more book sales and more fun! Greg Chapman, an HWA artist volunteer, has created buttons and banners you can put on your website, blog, Facebook banner, Twitter icon, etc. to show that YOU are going to WHC 2015!...

In May: “Inaugural HWA Horror Poetry Showcase” Part II

“Acceptances for those poems chosen to be in the Inaugural HWA Horror Poetry Showcase ebook have been sent out. Thank you to everyone for all of your wonderful submissions.” ☠ With well over 100 submissions from around the world, the Inaugural HWA Horror Poetry Showcase has come to an end. There...

Bram Stoker Awards Video

The 2013 Bram Stoker Awards® were handed out Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the annual Bram Stoker Awards® banquet. Active and Lifetime members of the organization chose the winners. The HWA is the premiere writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with over 1,200 members. HWA has presented the...

The Winners of the 2013 Bram Stoker Awards®

The Horror Writers Association would like to congratulate the following authors and editors for their superior achievements. The association handed out the Bram Stoker Awards® at the annual award banquet on May 10, 2014, at the World Horror Convention in Portland. LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS R.L. Stine...

Bram Stoker Awards Nominee List

The 2013 Bram Stoker Awards® were handed out Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the annual Bram Stoker Awards® banquet. Active and Lifetime members of the organization chose the winners. The HWA is the premiere writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with over 1,200 members. HWA has presented the...

Know a Nominee Part Thirty: Kami Garcia

And so we’ve come to the last edition in this year’s “Know a Nominee” interview series. Thank you to everyone who has followed along, and my deepest gratitude to all of the nominees who have generously shared their time and insights — I hope you’ve enjoyed reading them as much as I have. Today’s...

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