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In March: “Superior Achievement in Poetry Collection” Nominees

☢ One more month until the HWA Horror Poetry Showcase Submissions Open! To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Horror Writers Association will be holding their second annual HWA Horror Poetry Showcase in April 2015. Open to all poets, the Showcase will be accepting submissions throughout the month of April...

Final Ballot for Bram Stoker Awards® 2014

Horror Writers Association Reveals Final Ballot for Bram Stoker Awards® The Horror Writers Association, the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy, today announced the 2014 nominees for the iconic Bram Stoker Award®. Named in honor of the author of the seminal horror novel...

HWA Announces 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

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 Jack Ketchum and Tanith Lee as the 2015 recipients of the Bram Stoker Award® for Lifetime Achievement. The HWA presents the award...

Bigger & Bolder at BookExpo 2015

For the 7th consecutive year, the Horror Writers Association will participate in North America’s largest publishing event: BookExpo America at the Jacob J. Javits Convention Center in New York City. This year, the HWA has pledged to make its presence bigger and bolder! Not only have we doubled—that’s right,...

In February: “Viktor Aurelius – On Gothic Poetry” and HWA Horror Poetry Showcase

☢ The Horror Poetry Showcase is back! To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Horror Writers Association will be holding their second annual HWA Horror Poetry Showcase in April 2015. Open to all poets, the Showcase will be accepting submissions throughout the month of April with four poems chosen by HWA...

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...

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