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2014 Bram Stoker Preliminary Ballot

January 21st, 2015
The 2014 Bram Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot has been announced by the Horror Writers Association. Congratulations to everyone included, especially our very own Lawrence C. Connolly for his novel Vortex. Note that links to books are affiliate links. Superior Achievement in a Novel Superior Achievement in a First Novel Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Superior Achievement in Long Fiction
  • Dandelion Clocks,” Michael Bailey (Inkblots and Blood Spots)
  • The Infected,” Taylor Grant (Cemetery Dance #71)
  • Dreams of a Little Suicide,” Eric J. Guignard (Hell Comes To Hollywood II)
  • Ceremony of Flies,” Kate Jonez (DarkFuse)
  • Fishing for Dinosaurs,” Joe R. Lansdale (Limbus, Inc., Book II)
  • Three Guys Walk Into a Bar,” Jonathan Maberry (Limbus, Inc., Book II)
  • Lost and Found,” Joe McKinney (Limbus, Inc., Book II)
  • Ridin the Dawg,” Gene O’Neill (Mia Moja)
  • The Long Long Breakdown,” John F.D. Taff (The End in All Beginnings)
  • The Riggle Twins,” Gregor Xane (Bad Apples)
Superior Achievement in Short Fiction
  • Sleep Paralysis,” Dale Bailey (Nightmare 4/14)
  • Hot Tub,” Hal Bodner (Hell Comes to Hollywood II)
  • Trigger Warning,” Patrick Freivald (Demonic Visions Book 4)
  • Baby’s Breath,” Sydney Leigh (Bugs: Tales That Slither, Creep, and Crawl)
  • The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family,” Usman T. Malik (Qualia Nous)
  • Nature’s Oddities,” Alessandro Manzetti (The Shaman: And Other Shadows)
  • Ruminations,” Rena Mason (Qualia Nous)
  • Splinterette,” John Palisano (Widowmakers: A Benefit Anthology of Dark Fiction)
  • The Street of Fruiting Bodies,” Sayuri Ueda (Phantasm Japan)
  • A Dweller in Amenty,” Genevieve Valentine (Nightmare 3/14)
  • The Floating Girls: A Documentary,” Damien Angelica Walters (Jamais Vu #3)
Superior Achievement in an Anthology Superior Achievement in a Collection Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel
  • Sugar Skull, Charles Burns (Pantheon)
  • Through the Woods, Emily Carroll (McElderry)
  • Kiss Me Satan, Victor Gischler & Juan Ferrerya (Dark Horse)
  • Locke and Key: Vol. 6: Alpha and Omega, Joe Hill & Gabrielle Rodriguez (IDW)
  • I Tell You It’s Love, Joe R. Lansdale & Daniele Serra (Short, Scary Tales)
  • Bad Blood, Jonathan Maberry & Tyler Crook (Dark Horse)
  • The Witcher, Paul Tobin (Dark Horse)
Superior Achievement in a Screenplay
  • American Horror Story: Coven: “The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks”
  • The Babadook
  • Doctor Who: “Listen”
  • Helix: “Pilot”
  • Infliction
  • Penny Dreadful: “Possession”
  • Penny Dreadful: “Séance”
  • Sleepy Hollow: “Bad Blood”
  • The Walking Dead: “The Grove”
  • Wolf Creek 2