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Know a Nominee Part Twenty-Four: John Mantooth

Know a Nominee Part Twenty-Four: John Mantooth

 
Welcome to the latest installment of “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that puts you inside the minds of this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Today’s featured author is John Mantooth, nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a First Novel for The Year of the Storm (Berkley Trade).

 

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DM:  Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your favorite part and discuss.

JM:  That’s a tough one. I wrote …

Know a Nominee, Part Twenty-Three: Stephanie M. Wytovich

Know a Nominee, Part Twenty-Three: Stephanie M. Wytovich

 

Welcome to today’s Know a Nominee. We’ve come a long way & there’s more to come yet. Today we talk to Stephanie M. Wytovich, Poetry Editor for Raw Dog Screaming Press, about being nominated for a Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection.

 

 

DM:  Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the139860168516988.jpg2 case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your favorite part and discuss.

SW:  Hysteria began to accumulate during a series of paranormal investigations. …

Know a Nominee Part Twenty-Two: Joe McKinney

Know a Nominee Part Twenty-Two: Joe McKinney

Thank you for joining us for the latest installment of “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that puts you inside the minds of this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Today’s featured author is Joe McKinney, who’s nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel for Dog Days (Journal Stone).

 

 

DM:  Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the 139860168516988.jpg2case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your favorite part and discuss.

JM: My YA novel, …

Know a Nominee Part Twenty-One: Geoffrey Girard

Know a Nominee Part Twenty-One: Geoffrey Girard

Thank you for joining us for the latest installment of “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that gets you up close and personal with this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Today’s featured nominee is Geoffrey Girard, nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel for Project Cain (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers).

 

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DM : Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your favorite part and …

Know a Nominee, Part Twenty: Rain Graves

Know a Nominee, Part Twenty: Rain Graves

Thanks for joining us for the latest installment of our ongoing interview series with this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Featured today is Rain Graves, who is nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection for Four Elements (Bad Moon Books/Evil Jester Press), along with her co-authors, Marge Simon, Charlee Jacob and Linda Addison.

 

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DM: Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your favorite part and discuss.
RG: …

Know a Nominee Part Nineteen: R.J. Cavender

Know a Nominee Part Nineteen: R.J. Cavender

Welcome to the latest installment of “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that puts you inside the heads of this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Featured today is R.J. Cavender, who’s nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in an Anthology (along with his co-editor, Boyd E. Harris) for Horror Library Vol. 5 (Cutting Block Press).

 

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DM: Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated?

RC: Whoa, that’s going to take us back a few years. But the compressed version is that the +Horror Library+ began as …

Know a Nominee, Part Eighteen: F. Paul Wilson

Know a Nominee, Part Eighteen: F. Paul Wilson

Welcome to “Know a Nominee,” the blog series that puts you inside the minds of some of the greatest practitioners of horror and dark fiction working today—this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Featured today is F. Paul Wilson, nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a Novel, for a book he co-authored with Sarah Pinborough, A Necessary End (Thunderstorm/Maelstrom Press).

 
DM: Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple storiesNecessaryEnd (like a collection) please choose your favorite …

Know a Nominee, Part Seventeen: Jonathan Moore

Know a Nominee, Part Seventeen: Jonathan Moore

Welcome to the latest installment of “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that gets you up-close and personal with this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Today’s featured author is Jonathan Moore, who’s nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in a First Novel, for Redheads (Samhain Publishing).

 

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DM: Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your favorite part and discuss.

JM: Redheads came to me nearly all at once, in the …

Know a Nominee, Part Sixteen: James Doan & Barbara Brodman

Know a Nominee, Part Sixteen: James Doan & Barbara Brodman

Welcome to the latest installment of “Know a Nominee,” the interview series that gives you exclusive glimpses inside the minds of this year’s Bram Stoker Award nominees. Today’s featured interviewee is James Doan, who’s nominated, along with his co-editor, Barbara Brodman, in the category of Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction for ‘Images of the Modern Vampire: The Hip and the Atavistic’ (Fairleigh Dickinson).

 

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DM: Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your …

Know a Nominee, Part Fifteen: Gregory Frost

Know a Nominee, Part Fifteen: Gregory Frost

 
Welcome to today’s “Know a Nominee” update, the interview series that puts you inside the minds of this year’s Bram Stoker Award Nominees. Featured today is Gregory Frost, who’s nominated in the category of Superior Achievement in Long Fiction for his novelette, “No Others are Genuine” (Asimov’s Science Fiction, Oct/Nov 2013)

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DM: Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your favorite part and discuss.

GF: In the case of my …

Know a Nominee, Part Fourteen: Helen Marshall

Know a Nominee, Part Fourteen: Helen Marshall

Here we are at part fourteen of our ‘Know a Nominee’ series. Helen Marshall’s ‘The Sex Lives of Monsters’ has been nominated for Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection. 

 

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DM: Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated? In the case of a work wherein you’ve written multiple stories (like a collection) please choose your favourite part and discuss.

HM: The Sex Lives of Monsters came about as a way to explore the notion of the monstrous and the magical in modern culture. “We live in a time …

Know a Nominee, Part Thirteen: Royce Prouty

Know a Nominee, Part Thirteen: Royce Prouty

Welcome to (lucky) part thirteen of ‘Know a Nominee’. Today we welcome Royce Prouty, author of ‘Stoker’s Manuscript’, nominated for Superior Achievement in a First Novel. Here Royce shares his experience of examining the original Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ & the influence it had on himself & his wife.

 

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DM: Can you please describe the genesis for the idea that eventually became the work for which you’ve been nominated?

RP: As is a tradition in our household, every Halloween I read a scary story aloud to my wife.  We put a log in the fireplace, gather the pets, and read …

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