Bram Stoker Award

The Bram Stoker Award is a recognition presented annually by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) for "superior achievement" in dark fantasy and horror writing. The Awards were established in 1987 and have been presented annually since 1988, and the winners are selected by ballot of the Active members of the HWA. They are named after Irish horror writer Bram Stoker, author of the novel Dracula, among others. Several members of the HWA—including Dean Koontz—were reluctant to endorse such writing awards, fearing it would incite competitiveness rather than friendly admiration. The HWA therefore went to lengths to avoid mean-spirited competition, they agreed to specifically seek out new and neglected writers and works, and officially issue Awards not based on "best of the year" criteria, but "for superior achievement", which allows for ties.

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The Only Good Indians: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel 2021 


The Fourth Whore Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781947879164
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Published: Raw Dog Screaming Press - March 25th, 2020

Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel 2021


Clown in a Cornfield Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062854599
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Published: HarperTeen - August 25th, 2020

Bram Stoker Award for Best Young Adult Novel 2021


Night of the Mannequins: A Tor.com Original Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250752079
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Published: Tordotcom - September 1st, 2020

Bram Stoker Award for Best Long Fiction 2021


Growing Things and Other Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062906687
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 7th, 2020

Bram Stoker Award for Best Fiction Collection 2020


Neil Gaiman's Snow, Glass, Apples Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Colleen Doran (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781506709796
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Published: Dark Horse Books - August 20th, 2019

Bram Stoker Award for Best Graphic Novel 2020


Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781683691389
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Published: Quirk Books - September 17th, 2019

Bram Stoker Award for Best Non-Fiction