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Stoker Spotlight: Thirteen Questions with Lisa Morton, author of The Castle of Los Angeles

Lisa Morton won the 2010 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in First Novel for The Castle of Los Angeles, published by Gray Friar Press. In addition to nearly 50 short fiction appearances in books and magazines, Lisa is the author of two acclaimed novellas, The Lucid Dreaming (which won the 2009 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction) and The Samhanach. She is also one of the world’s foremost authorities on Halloween and has been seen on The History Channel and the Blu-Ray edition of Trick ‘R Treat talking about her favorite holiday. Her first …

IL POSTO NERO – July Links (HWA Italy)

The first episode of Il Posto Nero‘s link collection is here. In the month of July, Alessandro Manzetti posted an awesome list of articles and interviews for our Italian HWA members and other horror fans in that country.

Some come with an English translation, but even if they don’t, remember that most browsers offer a “translate” feature. While it may not be perfect English, you’ll definitely be able to understand the great information in these articles.

  • Horror Street: Interview with John Everson (in English, in Italian)
  • Queen Anne’s Resurrection – Journey II – The Voice

Bram Stoker Award 2010 Winners Announced

Superior Achievement in a NOVEL
A DARK MATTER by Peter Straub (Doubleday/Orion)

Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL (Tie)
BLACK AND ORANGE by Benjamin Kane Ethridge (Bad Moon Books)
THE CASTLE OF LOS ANGELES by Lisa Morton (Gray Friar Press)

Superior Achievement in LONG FICTION
INVISIBLE FENCES by Norman Prentiss (Cemetery Dance)

Superior Achievement in SHORT FICTION
“The Folding Man” by Joe R. Lansdale (from HAUNTED LEGENDS)

Superior Achievement in an ANTHOLOGY
HAUNTED LEGENDS edited by Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas (Tor)

Superior Achievement in a FICTION COLLECTION
FULL DARK, NO STARS by Stephen King (Simon and Schuster)

Superior Achievement

Horror Writers Association Celebrates 2008 Stoker Winners!

At long last, the anticipation is over. The Horror Writers Association has announced the winners of the 2008 Bram Stoker Awards at its annual Stoker Banquet held Saturday, June 13th, 2009 as part of its Stoker Weekend in Burbank, California. Nine new bronze haunted-house statuettes were handed over to the writers responsible for creating superior works of horror last year. This year’s winners are:

Superior Achievement in a NOVEL
DUMA KEY by Stephen King (Scribner)

Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL
THE GENTLING BOX by Lisa Mannetti (Dark Hart Press)

Superior Achievement in LONG FICTION
MIRANDA by John R. Little

Rue Morgue Shows the Love…

83Several HWA members enjoy noteworthy reviews in the latest issue of Rue Morgue magazine:

On Lisa Morton’s A Hallowe’en Anthology…”for deeper understanding of the folklore, customs and literature related to October 31, this anthology is a must-have all year round.”

On Gord Rollo’s The Jigsaw Man…”will break readers’ hearts, and continue to haunt them long after the last page is turned. With this novel, Rollo establishes himself as a name to watch on the horror fiction landscape.”

And, Del Howison and his co-editors on The Book of Lists: Horror get some Morgue props…”Simply put: if

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