Bram Stoker Awards for Horror Fiction

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) announced the winners for the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards, the most prestigious awards for horror fiction, on April 29, 2017 during StokerCon 2017.

Superior Achievement in a Novel

Winner

The Fisherman
By John Langan

The Shortlist

Stranded
By Bracken MacLeod
Mongrels
By Stephen Graham Jones

Superior Achievement in a First Novel

The Shortlist

Winner

Haven
By Tom Deady
The Apothecary's Curse
By Barbara Barnett
Mayan Blue
By Michelle Garza, Melissa Lason
Hollow House
By Greg Chapman
The Eighth
By Stephanie Wytovich

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

The Shortlist

Winner

Snowed
By Maria Alexander
Last Days of Salton Academy
By Jennifer Brozek
When They Fade
By Jeyn Roberts
Holding Smoke
By Elle Cosimano
Telling
By Alexandra Sirowy

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

The Shortlist

Winner

The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror
By Professor of Humanities Joyce Carol Oates
Swift to Chase
By Laird Barron
Lethal Birds
By Gene O'Neill
A Long December
By Richard T Chizmar
American Nocturne
By Hank Schwaeble

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

Winner

Borderlands 6
Samhain Publishing

The Shortlist

Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories
By Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell
THE BEAUTY OF DEATH: The Gargantuan Book of Horror Tales
By Peter Straub, Ramsey Campbell, John Skipp, Edward Lee, Poppy Z. Brite, Nick Mamatas, Tim Waggoner, Lisa Morton, Linda Addison
Fright Mare-Women Write Horror
By Billie Sue Mosiman
Chiral Mad 3
By Stephen King, Jack Ketchum, Ramsey Campbell, Josh Malerman, Richard Chizmar, Mort Castle, Meghan Arcuri, Jason Brock

Superior Achievement in Non-FictioN

The Shortlist

Winner 


Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection

Winner

Brothel
By Stephanie M. Wytovich

The Shortlist

Sacrificial Nights
By Bruce Boston, Alessandro Manzetti