BRAM STOKER AWARD WINNERS
The Horror Writers Association (HWA) announced the winners of this year’s Bram Stoker Awards for Superior Achievement at a banquet last night held during the World Horror Convention. The awards recognize works published during 2009.
The winners are:
Novel: Audrey’s Door by Sarah Langan (Harper)
First Novel: Damnable by Hank Schwaeble (Jove)
Long Fiction: The Lucid Dreaming by Lisa Morton (Bad Moon Books)
Short Fiction: “In the Porches of My Ears” by Norman Prentiss (Postscripts #18)
Anthology: He is Legend edited by Christopher Conlon (Gauntlet Press)
Collection: A Taste of Tenderloin by Gene O’Neill (Apex Book Company)
Nonfiction: Writers Workshop of Horror by Michael Knost (Woodland Press)
Poetry: Chimeric Machines by Lucy A. Snyder (Creative Guy Publishing)
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SAGE OF APOCALYPSE
Samuel R. Delany’s Dhalgren is—like Moby-Dick, Naked Lunch, or “Chocolate Rain”—an essential monument both to, and of, American craziness. It doesn’t just document our craziness, it documents our craziness crazily: 800 epic pages of gorgeous, profound, clumsy, rambling, violent, randy, visionary, goofy, postapocalyptic sci-fi prose poetry. The book is set in Bellona, a middle-American city struggling in the aftermath of an unspecified cataclysm. Phones and TVs are out; electricity is spotty; money is obsolete. Riots and fires have cut the population down to a thousand. Gangsters roam the streets hidden inside menacing holograms of dragons and griffins and giant praying mantises.
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Congratulations to all winning of the Bram Stoker Award!
Samuel R. Delany’s book Dhalgren sounds like an awesome read. We are adding it to our Must-Read list. Does it sound like something you would read?