Horror Writers’ Association a anuntat lista nomionalizarilor la Premiile Bram Stoker din acest an, care recompenseaza cele mai bune lucrari din domeniu publicate pe parcursul anului precedent.

Aceste premii sint decernate incepind din 1987 de catre cea  mai importanta organizatie a scriitorilor de literatura horror, care numara peste 1200 de membri. Cistigatorii vor fi anuntati pe 10 mai la Portland, in cadrul celui de-al 27-lea Banchet Anual al Asociatiei, ce se va desfasura in cadrul Conventiei Mondiale Horror (WHC). Pentru determinarea acestora vor fi luate in considerare voturile membrilor de onoare si cele ale membrilor cu drepturi depline ai WHA.

Iata lista candidatilor:

Roman: Joe Hill – NOS4A2 (William Morrow) • Stephen King – Doctor Sleep (Scribner) • Lisa Morton – Malediction (Evil Jester Press) • Sarah Pinborough and F. Paul Wilson – A Necessary End (Thunderstorm/Maelstrom Press) • Christopher Rice – The Heavens Rise (Gallery Books)

Roman de debut: Kate Jonez – Candy House (Evil Jester Press) • John Mantooth – The Year of the Storm (Berkley Trade) • Rena Mason – The Evolutionist (Nightscape Press) • Jonathan Moore – Redheads (Samhain Publishing) • Royce Prouty – Stoker’s Manuscript (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

Roman pentru tineret: Patrick Freivald – Special Dead (JournalStone) • Kami Garcia – Unbreakable (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) • Geoffrey Girard – Project Cain (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers) • Joe McKinney – Dog Days (JournalStone) • Cat Winters – In the Shadow of Blackbirds (Harry N. Abrams)

Roman grafic: Ed Brubaker – Fatale Book Three: West of Hell (Image Comics) • Caitlin R. Kiernan – Alabaster: Wolves (Dark Horse Comics) • Brandon Seifert – Witch Doctor, Vol. 2: Mal Practice (Image Comics) • Cameron Stewart – Sin Titulo (Dark Horse Comics) • Paul Tobin – Colder (Dark Horse Comics)

Nuvela: Dale Bailey – “The Bluehole” (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, May/June 2013) • Gary Braunbeck – “The Great Pity” (Chiral Mad 2, Written Backwards) • Benjamin K. Ethridge – “The Slaughter Man” (Limbus, Inc., JournalStone) • Gregory Frost – “No Others Are Genuine” (Asimov’s Science Fiction, Oct./Nov. 2013) • Greg F. Gifune – House of Rain (DarkFuse) • Rena Mason – East End Girls (JournalStone)

Povestire: Michael Bailey – “Primal Tongue” (Zippered Flesh 2, Smart Rhino Publications) • Patrick Freivald – “Snapshot” (Blood & Roses, Scarlett River Press) • David Gerrold – “Night Train to Paris” (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan./Feb. 2013) • Lisa Mannetti – “The Hunger Artist” (Zippered Flesh 2, Smart Rhino Publications) • John Palisano – “The Geminis” (Chiral Mad 2, Written Backwards) • Michael Reaves – “Code 666” (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2013)

Scenariu: Fabien Adda & Fabrice Gobert – The Returned: “The Horde” (Ramaco Media I, Castelao Pictures) • Brad Falchuk – American Horror Story: Asylum: “Spilt Milk” (Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision, Ryan Murphy Productions) • Bryan Fuller – Hannibal: “Aperitif” (Dino De Laurentiis Company, Living Dead Guy Productions, AXN: Original X Production, Gaumont International Television) • Daniel Knauf – Dracula: “A Whiff of Sulfur” (Flame Ventures, Playground, Universal Television, Carnival Films) • Glen Mazzara – The Walking Dead: “Welcome to the Tombs” (AMC TV)

Antologie: R.J. Cavender & Boyd E. Harris (ed.) – Horror Library: Volume 5 (Cutting Block Press) • Eric J. Guignard (ed.) – After Death… (Dark Moon Books) • Michael Knost & Nancy Eden Siegel (ed.) – Barbers & Beauties (Hummingbird House Press) • Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. (ed.) – The Grimscribe’s Puppets (Miskatonic River Press) • Anthony Rivera & Sharon Lawson (ed.) – Dark Visions: A Collection of Modern Horror, Volume One (Grey Matter Press)

Culegere de autor: Nathan Ballingrud – North American Lake Monsters: Stories (Small Beer Press) • Laird Barron – The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All and Other Stories (Night Shade Books) • James Dorr – The Tears of Isis (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing) • Caitlin R. Kiernan – The Ape’s Wife and Other Stories (Subterranean) • Gene O’Neill – Dance of the Blue Lady (Bad Moon Books) • S. P. Somtow – Bible Stories for Secular Humanists (Diplodocus Press)

Non-fictiune: Barbara Brodman & James E. Doan (ed.) – Images of the Modern Vampire: The Hip and the Atavistic (Fairleigh Dickinson) • Gary William Crawford (ed.) – Ramsey Campbell: Critical Essays on the Modern Master of Horror (Scarecrow Press) • William F. Nolan – Nolan on Bradbury: Sixty Years of Writing about the Master of Science Fiction (Hippocampus Press) • Jarkko Toikkanen – The Intermedial Experience of Horror: Suspended Failures (Palgrave Macmillan) • Robert H. Waugh (ed.) – Lovecraft and Influence: His Predecessors and Successors (Scarecrow Press)

Culegere de poezie: Bruce Boston – Dark Roads: Selected Long Poems 1971-2012 (Dark Renaissance Books) • Helen Marshall – The Sex Lives of Monsters (Kelp Queen Press) • Marge Simon & Sandy DeLuca – Dangerous Dreams (Elektrik Milk Bath Press) • Marge Simon, Rain Graves, Charlee Jacob & Linda Addison – Four Elements (Bad Moon Books/Evil Jester Press) • Stephanie M. Wytovich – Hysteria: A Collection of Madness (Raw Dog Screaming Press).