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HWA 2014 Specialty Press Award Goes to ChiZine

HWA 2014 Specialty Press Award Goes to ChiZine The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy, today announced the recipient for the association’s 2014 Specialty Press Award. ChiZine Publications, founded and run by Brett Alexander Savory...

Doug Murano, Tom Calen, and Brock Cooper to Receive Richard Laymon President’s Award for Service

Doug Murano, Tom Calen, and Brock Cooper to Receive Richard Laymon President’s Award for Service Los Angeles—Mar. 4, 2015. The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy, today announced the recipients of the association’s Richard Laymon...

2015 Poetry Showcase Upcoming

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 in April with four poems chosen by HWA member judges to be honored on the HWA website. Submission...

Roundtable 17: YA Horror (March 8)

Sun, Mar 8, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM — At Google Hangouts On Air — Join distinguished guests and fellow writers live On Air for the March HWA Roundtable. We will be discussing writing horror for the Young Adult...

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 (see...

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...

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