Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Shirley Jackson Awards!

The winners for the 2014 Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced at Readercon 26! Awarded every year in recognition of the legacy of Shirley Jackson, the awards honor exceptional work in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and dark fantasy.

Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners!

Winners for each category appear in bold.

 

NOVEL

  • Winner: Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals)
  • Bird Box, Josh Malerman (Ecco)
  • Broken Monsters, Lauren Beukes (Mulholland)
  • Confessions, Kanae Minato (Mulholland)
  • The Lesser Dead, Christopher Buehlman (Berkley)
  • The Unquiet House, Alison Littlewood (Jo Fletcher Books)

NOVELLA

  • Winner: We Are All Completely Fine, Daryl Gregory (Tachyon)
  • The Beauty, Aliya Whiteley (Unsung Stories)
  • Ceremony of Flies, Kate Jonez (DarkFuse)
  • The Good Shabti, Robert Sharp (Jurassic London)
  • The Mothers of Voorhisville, Mary Rickert (Tor.com, April 2014)

NOVELETTE

  • Winner: “The End of the End of Everything,” Dale Bailey (Tor.com, April 2014)
  • The Devil in America,” Kai Ashante Wilson (Tor.com, April 2014)
  • “The Husband Stitch,” Carmen Maria Machado (Granta)
  • “Newspaper Heart,” Stephen Volk (The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, Spectral Press)
  • “Office at Night,” Kate Bernheimer and Laird Hunt (Walker Art Center/ Coffee House Press)
  • “The Quiet Room,” V.H. Leslie (Shadows & Tall Trees 2014, Undertow Publications/ChiZine Publications)

SHORT FICTION

  • Winner: “The Dogs Home,” Alison Littlewood (The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, Spectral Press)
  • “Candy Girl,” Chikodili Emelumadu (Apex Magazine, November 2014)
  • “The Fisher Queen,” Alyssa Wong (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May/June 2014)
  • “Shay Corsham Worsted,” Garth Nix (Fearful Symmetries, ChiZine Publications)
  • “Wendigo Nights,” Siobhan Carroll (Fearful Symmetries, ChiZine Publications)

SINGLE-AUTHOR COLLECTION

  • Winner: Gifts for the One Who Comes After, Helen Marshall (ChiZine Publications)
  • After the People Lights Have Gone Off, Stephen Graham Jones (Dark House)
  • Burnt Black Suns: A Collection of Weird Tales, Simon Strantzas (Hippocampus)
  • They Do The Same Things Different There, Robert Shearman (ChiZine Publications)
  • Unseaming, Mike Allen (Antimatter Press)

EDITED ANTHOLOGY

  • Winner: Fearful Symmetries, edited by Ellen Datlow (ChiZine Publications)
  • Letters to Lovecraft, edited by Jesse Bullington (Stone Skin Press)
  • The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, edited by Mark Morris (Spectral Press)
  • Shadows & Tall Trees 2014, edited by Michael Kelly (Undertow Publications/ChiZine Publications)
  • The Children of Old Leech: A Tribute to the Carnivorous Cosmos of Laird Barron, edited by Ross E. Lockhart and Justin Steele (Word Horde)

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