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Jul 14 2013 11:00am

Announcing the 2012 Shirley Jackson Award Winners

Shirley Jackson Awards 2012 Brian Evenson Karen Russell Victor LaValle Readercon Killy Link Ray Bradbury

In honor of the famed author of The Haunting of Hill House and the seminal short story, “The Lottery,” the Shirely Jackson Awards focuses on works of literature which approach the fantastic and are often horror-themed. Spanning all publishing spheres, these awards frequently recognize literary and genre writers alike. Check out the list of nominees and winners for this year, including many Tor.com favorite authors, novels and stories, including Tor Books’ own Brian Evenson!

Congratulations to all the honorees and winners!

NOVEL

NOVELLA

  • Winner: “Sky,” Kaaron Warren (Through Splintered Walls, Twelfth Planet Press)
  • 28 Teeth of Rage, Ennis Drake (Omnium Gatherum Media)
  • Delphine Dodd, S.P. Miskowski (Omnium Gatherum Media)
  • I’m Not Sam, Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee (Sinister Grin Press/ Cemetery Dance Publications)
  • The Indifference Engine, Project Itoh (Haikasoru/VIZ Media LLC)

NOVELETTE

  • Winner: “Reeling for the Empire,” Karen Russell (Tin House, Winter 2012)
  •  “The Crying Child,” Bruce McAllister (originally “The Bleeding Child,” Cemetery Dance #68)
  • “The House on Ashley Avenue,” Ian Rogers (Every House is Haunted, ChiZine Publications)
  • “Wild Acre,” Nathan Ballingrud (Visions, Fading Fast, Pendragon Press)
  • “The Wish Head,” Jeffrey Ford (Crackpot Palace, William Morrow)

SHORT FICTION

SINGLE-AUTHOR COLLECTION

  • Winner: Crackpot Palace, Jeffrey Ford (William Morrow)
  • Errantry, Elizabeth Hand (Small Beer Press)
  • The Pottawatomie Giant and Other Stories, Andy Duncan (PS Publishing)
  • Remember Why You Fear Me, Robert Shearman (ChiZine Publications)
  • The Woman Who Married a Cloud, Jonathan Carroll (Subterranean Press)
  • Windeye, Brian Evenson (Coffee House Press)

EDITED ANTHOLOGY

  • WinnerExotic Gothic 4:  Postscripts #28/29, edited by Danel Olson (PS Publishing)
  • 21st Century Dead, edited by Christopher Golden (St. Martin’s)
  • Black Wings II, edited by S. T. Joshi (PS Publishing)
  • Night Shadows, edited by Greg Herren and J. M.  Redmann (Bold Strokes Books)
  • Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury, edited by Sam Weller and Mort Castle (William Morrow)

The winners of the 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards were announced on Sunday, July 14th at Readercon 24, Conference on Imaginative Literature, in Burlington, Massachusetts. Readercon 24 Guest of Honor Maureen McHugh acted as host.

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