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Recipients of the HWA Scholarships

The winners of the three annual HWA Scholarships have been selected, and they are Thersa Matsuura, Eric Smith, and Michael Tugendhat. Major congratulations to the HWA Writing Scholarship awardees. We received a number of fine applications in all categories. We wish those chosen the very best in their future...

In July, “Interview with F.J. Bergmann”

☢ F.J. Bergmann writes poetry and speculative fiction with work appearing in Black Treacle, Dreams and Nightmares, On Spec, The Pedestal, Pulp Literature, and, as F.J. says, ‘a bunch of regular literary magazines that should have known better.’ In addition to being the Poetry editor at Dark Renaissance...

Members New Releases 2015

Here is the latest listing of Horror Writers Association members new releases. Check often for cover art and links to purchase or learn more about the latest in horror fiction and non-fiction ~ this page is updated after the scrolling marquee on the main page. You can view the wall of amazing cover art from...

In June, “Superior Achievement in Poetry Collection” — Tom Piccirilli

Tom Piccirilli won the first Bram Stoker Award for poetry in 2000 for his collection A Student Of Hell. In 2015, he won the most recent Stoker for his collection Forgiving Judas. To celebrate his most recent win, here are Tom’s favorite poems from Forgiving Judas: Forgiving Judas By Tom Piccirilli I am...

HWA Member Signings Schedule at BookExpo 2015

Join members of the HWA at BookExpo 2015 in New York from 5/27-5/29! Download (PDF,...

STOKERCON Website Live! Register now.

HWA is proud to announce that the website for the first annual StokerCon is now live and offering memberships at a special discounted early-bird rate of just $99. http://www.stokercon2016.org StokerCon2016 will take place at the legendary Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 12th through the 15th, 2016,...

Horror.org Listed Among 101 Best Websites for Authors

Our website has been selected as a “101 Best Websites for Writers” by Writer’s Digest magazine for the second year in a row. The list is in their May/June 2015 issue, which you can purchase here. We are deeply honored to have received this for the second year in a row! Our web team consists of...

In May, “Second HWA Horror Poetry Showcase: Featured Poems”

With almost 150 submissions from around the world, the Second HWA Horror Poetry Showcase has come to an end. There was an astounding breadth of subject matter and themes and styles and all of them had one thing in common: the desire to scare the reader, to shine a light into the darkness. It has been a...

Bram Stoker Award® Winners

The Horror Writers Association, the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy, today announced the 2014 winners of the iconic Bram Stoker Award®. Named in honor of the author of the seminal horror novel Dracula, the Bram Stoker Awards® are presented annually for superior...

Know a Nominee, Part 26: Sydney Leigh

Welcome back to “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that puts you squarely between the ears of this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Our final update for this year features Sydney Leigh, nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a Short Fiction, for “Baby’s Breath.” Thanks...

Know a Nominee, Part 25: Robert Payne Cabeen

Welcome back to “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that puts you squarely between the ears of this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Today’s latest update features Robert Payne Cabeen, nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection, for Fearworms: Selected Poems. DM: Please...

Know a Nominee, Part 24: Jake Bible

Welcome back to “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that puts you squarely between the ears of this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Today’s latest update features Jake Bible, nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel, for Intentional Haunting.  DM: Please describe the...

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