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Winners — Bram Stoker Awards®

The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy, announces this year’s Bram Stoker Awards® winners after a ceremony held via Live… Read more

Streamed Readings Scheduled for April 18!

BRAM STOKER AWARD™ READINGS SCHEDULE FOR APRIL 18 (ALL TIMES ARE PST) Watch them on the HorrorWriters Youtube Channel. 3:30 p.m.
  • Ann Dávila Cardinal (Young Adult Novel) reading from Five Midnights
  • Liana Gardner (Young Adult Novel) reading from Speak No Evil
3:45 p.m.
  • John Langan (Fiction Collection) reading from Sefira and Other Betrayals
4:00 p.m.
  • Sarah Read (First Novel) reading from The Bone Weaver’s Orchard
  • Donna Lynch (Poetry Collection) reading from Choking Back the Devil
And more! Check out the entire list.

2019 Specialty Press Award Recipient Named

The HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION is delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Speciality Press Award to SST Publications. The award will be given during this year’s Bram Stoker Awards… Read more

2019 Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot Announced

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to release the Final Ballot for the 2019 Bram Stoker Awards®. The HWA is the premier writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with over 1,600 members. We have presented the Bram Stoker Awards® in various categories since 1987 (see http://www.thebramstokerawards.com/).

2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

The HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION is delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, presented in alphabetical order: Owl Goingback and Thomas Ligotti. The award will be given… Read more

How to Recommend a Work

Any member of HWA may recommend works for the Bram Stoker Award®. If you’re uncertain about the work’s eligibility, please check the rules first. You may not recommend your own… Read more

Welcome New VP: Meghan Arcuri

The Horror Writers Association is proud to announce Meghan Arcuri as our interim Vice President, effective immediately. Meghan has worked tirelessly for the organization for the past several years. Two… Read more

2018 Bram Stoker Award Winners & Nominees

The Horror Writers Association is proud to congratulation the winners and nominees of the 2018 Bram Stoker Awards for superiority. We proudly provide the list of talented nominees who reached the final ballot below for each category.

2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Update

Please note the Final Ballot of nominees for the 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® will be announced on February 23. The main timeline is as follows: February 23: Announcement of Stoker… Read more

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Announced

Graham Masterton – Lifetime Achievement Award

This year the Horror Writers Association announces Graham Masterton as Lifetime Achievement Award winner. He will receive the award at StokerCon™ 2019, held at… Read more
New Bram Stoker Awards® Category Added

New Bram Stoker Awards® Category Added

The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy, announces a new Bram Stoker Awards® category. A Short Non-Fiction category will be… Read more

The 2017 Bram Stoker Awards Winners

2017 Bram Stoker Awards® Winners Providence, RI, March 3, 2018 The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy, announces this year’s… Read more

The 2017 Specialty Press Award Winners

Specialty Press Award (tie) – ERASERHEAD PRESS and INDEPENDENT LEGIONS PUBLISHING The annual Specialty Press Award recognizes a publisher outside the mainstream New York City publishing community that specializes in… Read more

The Lifetime Achievement Award

THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is presented periodically to an individual whose work has substantially influenced the horror genre. While this award is often presented to a writer, it may also… Read more

Final Frame Film Competition Judges Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Short Horror Film Competition Judged by Z NATION’s Craig Engler   Providence, RI, November 3, 2017 The Horror Writers Association announces its third annual short film competition.… Read more
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