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Final 2007 Stoker Ballot

Ellen Datlow writes in to tell us that the 2007 Stoker Ballot (presented by the Horror Writers Association) has gone final:

SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN A NOVEL

  • The Guardener’s Tale by Bruce Boston
  • Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
  • The Missing by Sarah Langan
  • The Terror by Dan Simmons


SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN A FIRST NOVEL

  • Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
  • I Will Rise by Michael Calvillo
  • The Memory Tree by John R. Little
  • The Witch’s Trinity by Erika Mailman
  • The Hollower by Mary SanGiovanni

SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN LONG FICTION

  • Afterward, There Will Be A Hallway by Gary Braunbeck
  • Almost The Last Story By Almost The Last Man by Scott Edelman
  • General Slocum’s Gold by Nicholas Kaufmann
  • The Tenth Muse by William Browning Spencer
  • An Apiary Of White Bees by Lee Thomas

SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SHORT FICTION

  • “The Death Wagon Rolls On By” by C. Dean Andersson
  • “Letting Go” by John Everson
  • “The Teacher” by Paul G. Tremblay
  • “There’s No Light Between Floors” by Paul G. Tremblay
  • “Closet Dreams” by Lisa Tuttle
  • “The Gentle Brush Of Wings” by David Niall Wilson

SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN AN ANTHOLOGY

  • Five Strokes To Midnight edited by Gary Braunbeck and Hank Schwaeble
  • Inferno edited by Ellen Datlow
  • Dark Delicacies 2: Fear edited by Del Howison & Jeff Gelb
  • Midnight Premiere edited by Tom Piccirilli
  • At Ease With The Dead edited by Barbara & Christopher Roden

SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN A COLLECTION

  • Proverbs For Monsters by Michael A. Arnzen
  • The Imago Sequence by Laird Barron
  • Old Devil Moon by Christopher Fowler
  • 5 Stories by Peter Straub
  • Defining Moments by David Niall Wilson

SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN NONFICTION

  • Encyclopedia Horrifica by Joshua Gee
  • The Portable Obituary: How The Famous, Rich, And Powerful Really Died by Michael Largo
  • the cryptopedia: a dictionary of the weird, strange & downright bizarre by Jonathan Maberry & David F. Kramer
  • Storytellers Unplugged by Joe Nassise and David Niall Wilson

SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN POETRY

  • “Being Full Of Light, Insubstantial” by Linda Addison
  • “Heresy” by Charlee Jacob
  • “Vectors: A Week In The Death Of A Planet” by Charlee Jacob & Marge Simon
  • “Phantasmapedia” by Mark McLaughlin
  • “Ossuary” by JoSelle Vanderhooft
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John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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