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Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship Fund for Nonfiction Writing

The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy and home of the iconic Bram Stoker Awards®, today announced the launch of the Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship Fund for Nonfiction Writing, an endowed fund providing grants for research and...

2014 Bram Stoker Awards® Preliminary Ballot Announced

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce the Preliminary Ballots for the 2014 Bram Stoker Awards®. The HWA is the premiere writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with over 1,300 members. We have presented the Bram Stoker Awards® in various categories since 1987...

In January: “The Sex Lives of Monsters by Helen Marshall”

☢ To start off 2015, The Poetry Page would like to finish our tributes to the nominees for the 2014 Bram Stoker Award for Poetry. Last, but definitely not least, Helen Marshall was nominated for the brilliant The Sex Lives Of Monsters.   HWA: Do you still have the first poem you ever wrote? Would you...

In December: Tom Piccirilli, Bram Stoker Award Winner

☢ To finish up 2014, a year that has seen the HWA Poetry Page shine a spotlight on Bram Stoker Award winning poets (as well as publishing the first HWA book of poetry), I’m honored to present an interview with poet Tom Piccirilli, who won the very first Bram Stoker Award for Poetry for A Student Of Hell in...

Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship

The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy and home of the iconic Bram Stoker Award®, today announced the creation of the Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship in honor of the organization’s late president, who passed away on December 1,...

HWA Adds a Facebook Page

HWA has added a new tool to its communications kit: www.Facebook.com/HorrorWritersAssociation. On this page, moderators will be bringing you all the biggest and latest news in the Horror/Dark Fantasy world. Each day, you’ll find new articles on books, movies, television, and comics, as well as reviews from...

Dark Poetry Scholarship

The Horror Writers Association is proud to announce The Dark Poetry Scholarship to supplement its Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and Horror Writers Association Scholarships. The first Dark Poetry Scholarship will be awarded in 2015. Thereafter, the scholarship is given annually. The scholarship is designed to...

Horror Writers Association Says “Thanks for the Nightmares”

The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy and home of the iconic Bram Stoker Awards®, today announced the next theme, “Thanks for the Nightmares”, of its Horror Selfies viral campaign. Starting today, and running through November...

A Note from Rocky!

Hello and good news! HWA paid membership hit 1297 (a record) as of October 31! Members come from 27 countries including Norway and the Philippines (new this month). Five and a half years ago we had 240 members, and when I started my first term as President on Nov 1, 2010, we had 400. Congratulations and...

HWA now on Pinterest!

The HWA has established an exciting new vibrant presence on Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com/horrorwriters/) with initial ‘boards’ for Halloween, the Bram Stoker Awards® and Horror Selfies, with more to come. We thank AJ Klein for the initial setup. Doug Draa has been appointed...

New Horror Anthology for Teens from HWA

It’s scary out there. Especially if you’re a teen. It’s a frightening world, and we live in troubling times. Globally, locally, even in the safety of our own bedrooms. It’s about to get a lot scarier. The Horror Writers Association and Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers will launch...

Hallowee Haunts: The Masque of the Red Horde by Gene O’Neill

Dim light spilling through a red-stained Gothic window cast a ghastly pall over a heavily shadowed long hall. At the center of the room, bathed in the bloody illumination, a naked woman lay down on a black velvet covered dais, her ritual complete except for the final oral incantation. As she finished...

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