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IL POSTO NERO – July Links (HWA Italy)

Posted by Dark Whisperer on August 7, 2011

The first episode of Il Posto Nero‘s link collection is here. In the month of July, Alessandro Manzetti posted an awesome list of articles and interviews for our Italian HWA members and other horror fans in that country.

Some come with an English translation, but even if they don’t, remember that most browsers offer a “translate” feature. While it may not be perfect English, you’ll definitely be able to understand the great information in these articles.

  • Horror Street: Interview with John Everson (in English, in Italian)
     
  • Queen Anne’s Resurrection – Journey II – The Voice of Elsewhere with Lisa Morton, Rain Graves, Danilo Arona, Daniele Bonfanti (in Italian)
     
  • Black Pills: Dark Surrealism of Alan M. Clark (in Italian)
     
  • Autopsies: Review of Apocalypse Z by Manel Loureiro edited by Alessandro Vigliani (in Italian)
     
  • The Raven – News From Hell: #1 Issue of HWA Italian Bulletin (in Italian
     
  • Black Pills: The Art of Shinya Tsukamoto (in Italian)
     
  • Preview: New Issue of H, The Almanac of Horror Magazine – Interview with Brian Keene (in Italian)
     
  • Queen Anne’s Resurrection – Journey I – The Maps of the Wizard with Bruce Boston, Daniele Serra, Daniele Bonfanti (in Italian)
     
  • Black Pills: The Hell of Francis Bacon (in Italian)
     
  • Autopsies: Review of Apocalypse The Conqueror Worms by Brian Keene edited by Barbara Baraldi (in Italian)
     
  • Horror Street: Interview with Jonathan Maberry (in English; in Italian)
     
  • Black Pills: The Skeleton of James Ensor (in Italian)
     

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Bram Stoker Award 2010 Winners Announced

Posted by Dark Whisperer on June 25, 2011

Superior Achievement in a NOVEL
A DARK MATTER by Peter Straub (Doubleday/Orion)

Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL (Tie)
BLACK AND ORANGE by Benjamin Kane Ethridge (Bad Moon Books)
THE CASTLE OF LOS ANGELES by Lisa Morton (Gray Friar Press)

Superior Achievement in LONG FICTION
INVISIBLE FENCES by Norman Prentiss (Cemetery Dance)

Superior Achievement in SHORT FICTION
“The Folding Man” by Joe R. Lansdale (from HAUNTED LEGENDS)

Superior Achievement in an ANTHOLOGY
HAUNTED LEGENDS edited by Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas (Tor)

Superior Achievement in a FICTION COLLECTION
FULL DARK, NO STARS by Stephen King (Simon and Schuster)

Superior Achievement in NON-FICTION
TO EACH THEIR DARKNESS by Gary A. Braunbeck (Apex Publications)

Superior Achievement in a POETRY COLLECTION
DARK MATTERS by Bruce Boston (Bad Moon Books)

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NIGHT-MANTLED edited by HWA Member Angel Leigh McCoy

Posted by Dark Whisperer on March 16, 2011


Author: various
Editor: Angel Leigh McCoy

Out of the darkness come the monsters, the mysteries, and the miracles that engage our minds and engorge our hearts.

This collection of short stories from exceptionally wily writers will take you from looking over your shoulder to pondering the wonders of the universe and back again.

The WilyWriters.com Speculative Fiction podcast chooses only the best two stories per month from its submissions and records them for your listening pleasure.

This volume collects Year #1’s best of the best.

    Alphabetical Author Listing:

      Alan Baxter: “Stand Off”
      Jennifer Brozek: “Honoring the Dead”
      SatyrPhil Brucato: “I Feel Lucky”
      Nathan Crowder: “Ink Calls to Ink”
      Richard E. Dansky: “Small Cold Thing”
      Seanan McGuire: “Julie Broise and the Devil”
      Lisa Morton:“Sane Reaction”
      Ripley Patton: “A Speck in the Universe”
      Grant Stone: “The Salt Line”
      Joel A. Sutherland: “The Death of Captain Eugene Bloodcake and the Fall of the Horrid Whore”
      Bruce Taylor: “The Prey”
      Mark W. Worthen: “The Minimart, the Ruger, and the Girl”

Full Title: Night-Mantled: The Best of Wily Writers Speculative Fiction Volume #1
Wily Writers
ISBN_10=098318240X
ISBN_13=978-0983182405

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Horror Writers Association Celebrates 2008 Stoker Winners!

Posted by Dark Whisperer on June 16, 2009

At long last, the anticipation is over. The Horror Writers Association has announced the winners of the 2008 Bram Stoker Awards at its annual Stoker Banquet held Saturday, June 13th, 2009 as part of its Stoker Weekend in Burbank, California. Nine new bronze haunted-house statuettes were handed over to the writers responsible for creating superior works of horror last year. This year’s winners are:

Superior Achievement in a NOVEL
DUMA KEY by Stephen King (Scribner)

Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL
THE GENTLING BOX by Lisa Mannetti (Dark Hart Press)

Superior Achievement in LONG FICTION
MIRANDA by John R. Little (Bad Moon Books)

Superior Achievement in SHORT FICTION
“The Lost” by Sarah Langan (Cemetery Dance chapbook)

Superior Achievement in an ANTHOLOGY
UNSPEAKABLE HORROR edited by Vince A. Liaguno and Chad Helder
(Dark Scribe Press)

Superior Achievement in a COLLECTION
JUST AFTER SUNSET by Stephen King (Scribner)

Superior Achievement in NONFICTION
A HALLOWE’EN ANTHOLOGY by Lisa Morton (McFarland)

Superior Achievement in POETRY
THE NIGHTMARE COLLECTION by Bruce Boston
(Dark Regions Press)

Works can be recommended by any member of the HWA. Members with Active status then vote works onto a preliminary ballot. From there the field is narrowed to the final ballot and Active members then choose the winners. The award is named for Bram Stoker, best known as the author of Dracula. The trophy, which is a miniature haunted house, was designed by author Harlan Ellison and sculptor Steven Kirk.

HWA also presented its annual Lifetime Achievement Awards and its Specialty Press Award. F. Paul Wilson and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, receiving Lifetime Achievement Awards, were on hand to accept. The Specialty Press Award went to Larry Roberts of Bloodletting Press. The Silver Hammer Award, for outstanding service to HWA, was voted by the organization’s board of trustees to Sephera Giron. The President’s Richard Laymon Service Award was given to John R. Little.

(left to right) Chad Helder, Vince Liaguno, Lisa Morton, F. Paul Wilson, Lisa Mannetti, Larry Roberts, Sephera Giron, and John R. Little

(left to right) Chad Helder, Vince Liaguno, Lisa Morton, F. Paul Wilson, Lisa Mannetti, Larry Roberts, Sephera Giron, and John R. Little

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New Release – Unspeakable Horror: From the Shadows of the Closet

Posted by Dark Whisperer on January 24, 2009

9780981863207Unspeakable Horror: From the Shadows of the Closet

Editors: Vince A. Liaguno and Chad Helder

Publisher: Dark Scribe Press

Release Date: December 1st, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0981863207

Anthology Website

From the ghosts of dead lovers and malevolent queer faeries to devious doppelgangers and twisted psychopaths, an eclectic lineup of award-winning writers from the horror and GLBT literary communities come together in this groundbreaking collection of queer horror stories. These tales will surprise with their universally resonant themes while exploring the deeper aspects of the closet experience – coming out, staying in, and being haunted by.

Join Lee Thomas, Sarah Langan, Jameson Currier, Rick R. Reed, Scott Nicholson, Kealan Patrick Burke and others as they throw open their literary closet doors with 23 chilling tales. Be prepared as these master dark scribes reveal what lurks in those shadowy corners at the back of our closets.

And the horrors found there promise to be unspeakable.

Whispers about Unspeakable Horror: From the Shadows of the Closet

“In reflecting on this book, I’m reminded of how much fine work is being produced by the indie press. Liaguno and Helder, to their credit, took their time in producing the finest anthology possible, and the finished product doesn’t disappoint. On the whole, Unspeakable is a highly recommended read for all horror fans, as it offers something for everyone. Lovers of the dark, the literary, the gruesome, and even the disgusting, will find something to treasure.” - Fear Zone

“Whether you’re a fan of crime, mystery, fantasy or straight-up horror, chances are something that lurks in this anthology’s closet will reach out and grab you. And if you wind up sleeping with the lights on…you will have gotten your money’s worth.” - Horror World

Book Trailer…

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Rue Morgue Shows the Love…

Posted by Dark Whisperer on November 4, 2008

83Several HWA members enjoy noteworthy reviews in the latest issue of Rue Morgue magazine:

On Lisa Morton’s A Hallowe’en Anthology…”for deeper understanding of the folklore, customs and literature related to October 31, this anthology is a must-have all year round.”

On Gord Rollo’s The Jigsaw Man…”will break readers’ hearts, and continue to haunt them long after the last page is turned. With this novel, Rollo establishes himself as a name to watch on the horror fiction landscape.”

And, Del Howison and his co-editors on The Book of Lists: Horror get some Morgue props…”Simply put: if I were to ever pen a list of Book of Lists, you can be certain this one would go at the very, very top.”

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