WINNERS: 2013 Shirley Jackson Awards

The winners of the 2013 Shirley Jackson Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic have been announced!

NOVEL
  • American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett (Orbit)
NOVELLA
NOVELETTE
  • “Cry Murder! In a Small Voice” by Greer Gilman (Small Beer Press)
SHORT FICTION
SINGLE-AUTHOR COLLECTION (tie)
  • Before and Afterlives by Christopher Barzak (Lethe Press)
  • North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud (Small Beer Press)
EDITED ANTHOLOGY
  • Grimscribe’s Puppets edited by Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. (Miskatonic River Press)

Congratulations to all the winners!

FINALISTS: 2013 Shirley Jackson Awards

The finalists of the 2013 Shirley Jackson Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic have been announced!


NOVEL
  • The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco)
  • American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett (Orbit)
  • The Demonologist by Andrew Pyper (Orion-UK/ Simon & Schuster-US)
  • The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo (William Morrow)
  • Night Film by Marisha Pessl (Random House)
  • Wild Fell by Michael Rowe (ChiZine Publications)

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WINNERS: 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards

The winners of the 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards were announced at Readercon 24:

  • NOVEL: Edge by Koji Suzuki (Vertical, Inc.)
  • NOVELLA: “Sky” by Kaaron Warren (Through Splintered Walls, Twelfth Planet Press)
  • NOVELETTE: “Reeling for the Empire” by Karen Russell (Tin House, Winter 2012)
  • SHORT FICTION: “A Natural History of Autumn” by Jeffrey Ford (Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July/August 2012)
  • SINGLE-AUTHOR COLLECTION: Crackpot Palace by Jeffrey Ford (William Morrow)
  • EDITED ANTHOLOGY: Exotic Gothic 4: Postscripts #28/29 edited by Danel Olson (PS Publishing)

Congratulations to all the honorees and winners!

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FINALISTS: 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards

The finalists of the 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic have been announced!


NOVEL
  • The Drowning Girl, Caitlín R. Kiernan (ROC)
  • The Devil in Silver, Victor LaValle (Spiegel & Grau)
  • Edge, Koji Suzuki (Vertical, Inc.)
  • Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn (Crown Publishers)
  • Immobility, Brian Evenson (Tor)

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WINNERS: 2011 Shirley Jackson Awards

The winners of the 2011 Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced at Readercon this weekend:
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The nominees for the 2011 Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced:


NOVEL
  • The Devil All the Time, Donald Ray Pollock (Doubleday)
  • The Dracula Papers, Reggie Oliver (Chômu Press)
  • The Great Lover, Michael Cisco (Chômu Press)
  • Knock Knock, S. P. Miskowski (Omnium Gatherum Media)
  • The Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan (Canongate Books, Ltd.)
  • Witches on the Road Tonight, Sheri Holman (Grove Press)

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