La Asociación de Escritores de Terror (HWA) presenta el listado preliminar de obras nominables a los Premios Bram Stoker® 2023

La Asociación de Escritores de Terror (HWA) se complace en anunciar el boletín preliminar de obras candidatas a ser finalistas a los Premios Bram Stoker 2023. La HWA (ver es la principal organización de escritores en el género de terror y ficción oscura, con más de 2.000 miembros y que presentad los Premios Bram Stoker® en varias categorías desde 1987 (ver

Los obras que son candidatas a ser finalistas en este año son:


Mejor Antología

Aquilone, James – Shakespeare Unleashed (Crystal Lake Publishing, Monstrous Books)

Bailey, Michael – Qualia Nous, Vol. 2 (Written Backwards)

Carl, Annie – Soul Jar: 31 Fantastical Tales by Disabled Authors (Forest Avenue Press)

Datlow, Ellen – Christmas and Other Horrors (Titan)

Future Dead Collective – Collage Macabre: An Exhibition of Art Horror (Future Dead Collective)

Golden, Christopher, and Keene, Brian – The Drive-In: Multiplex (Pandi Press)

Hawk, Shane and Van Alst, Jr., Theodore C. – Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology (Vintage)

Peele, Jordan, and Adams, John Joseph – Out There Screaming (Random House)

Rowland, Rebecca – American Cannibal (Maenad Press)

Walker, Alin, and Louzon, Monica – Darkness Blooms (The Dread Machine)


Mejor Colección De Ficción

Cade, Octavia – You are My Sunshine and Other Tales (Stelliform Press)

Chapman, Greg – Midnight Masquerade (IFWG Publishing International)

Duckworth, Jonathan Louis – Have You Seen the Moon Tonight? & Other Rumors (JournalStone Publishing)

Files, Gemma – Blood from the Air (Grimscribe Press)

Keisling, Todd – Cold, Black, & Infinite (Cemetery Dance)

Malerman, Josh – Spin A Black Yarn (Del Rey)

Nogle, Christi – The Best of Our Past, the Worst of Our Future (Flame Tree Press)

Read, Sarah – Root Rot & Other Grim Tales (Bad Hand Books)

Wehunt, Michael – The Inconsolables (Bad Hand Books)

White, Gordon B. – Gordon B. White Is Creating Haunting Weird Horror(s) (Trepidatio Publishing)


Mejor Primera Novela

Carmen, Christa – The Daughters of Block Island (Thomas & Mercer)

Compton, Johnny – The Spite House (Tor Nightfire/Macmillan)

Córdova, Gerardo Sámano – Monstrilio (Zando)

LaRocca, Eric – Everything the Darkness Eats (CLASH Books)

Leede, CJ – Maeve Fly (Tor Nightfire/Macmillan)

Najberg, Andrew – The Mobius Door (Wicked House Publishing)

Rebelein, Sam – Edenville (William Morrow)

Rumfitt, Alison – Tell Me I’m Worthless (Tor Nightfire/Macmillan)

Song, Jade – Chlorine (William Morrow)

Stephens, Caleb – The Girls in the Cabin (Joffe Books)


Mejor Novela Gráfica

Bunn, Cullen (author) and Leomacs (artist) – Ghostlore, Vol. 1 (BOOM! Studios)

Cesare, Adam (author) and Stoll, David (artist) – Dead Mall (Dark Horse Comics)

Chu, Amy (author) and Lee, Soo (artist) – Carmilla: The First Vampire (Dark Horse)

Manzetti, Alessandro and Fantelli, Stefano (authors) & Cardoselli, Stefano (artist) – The Sixth Sentinel: Graphic Novel (Independent Legions Publishing)

McNamara, Jason (author) and Massaggia, Alberto (artist) – Past Tense (Dark Horse Comics)

Ito, Junji (author and artist) – Tombs (Viz Media)

Scott, Cavan (author) and Ponce, Andres (artist) – The Ward: Welcome to the Madhouse (Dark Horse Books)

Stark, Kyle (author) and Kowalski, Piotr (artist) – Where Monsters Lie (Dark Horse Comics)

Stuck, Kyle (author) and Orlandi, Enrico (artist) – Evil Cast (Ominious Media)

Tanabe, Gou (author and artist) – H.P. Lovecraft’s The Shadow Over Innsmouth (Dark Horse Comics)


Mejor Obra De Ficción Larga

Cade, Octavia – “You Are My Sunshine” (You Are My Sunshine and Other Stories, Stelliform Press)

Due, Tananarive – “Rumpus Room” (The Wishing Pool and Other Stories, Akashic Books)

Jiang, Ai – Linghun (Dark Matter INK)

Khaw, Cassandra – The Salt Grows Heavy (Tor Nightfire/Macmillan)

McCarthy, J.A.W. – Sleep Alone (Off Limits Press LLC)

Murray, Lee – Despatches (PS Publishing)

Schattel, Polly – 8:59:29 (Trepidatio Publishing)

Sylvia, Morgan – “The Art of Devastation” (In the Cold, Cold Ground: An Anthology of New England Horror, Cemetery Dance Publications)

Warren, Kaaron – Bitters (Cemetery Dance Publications)

Wood, L. Marie – The Open Book (Falstaff Books)


Mejor Obra De No Ficción Larga

Anderson-Lopez, Jonina – All Kinds of Scary: Diversity in Contemporary Horror (McFarland)

Coleman, Robin R. Means and Harris, Mark H. – The Black Guy Dies First: Black Horror Cinema from Fodder to Oscar (Gallery/Saga Press)

Fitzpatrick, Claire (ed.) – A Vindication of Monsters: Essays on Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley (IFWG Publishing International)

Hamori, Esther J.– God’s Monsters: Vengeful Spirits, Deadly Angels, Hybrid Creatures, and Divine Hitmen of the Bible (Broadleaf Books)

Hartmann, Sadie – 101 Horror Books to Read Before You’re Murdered (Page Street Publishing)

Morton, Lisa – The Art of the Zombie Movie (Applause Books)

Murray, Lee and Smith, Angelo Yuriko (eds.) – Unquiet Spirits: Essays by Asian Women in Horror (Black Spot Books)

Petrocelli, Heather O. – Queer for Fear: Horror Film and the Queer Spectator (University of Wales Press)

Stred, Steve – The Color of Melancholy: An Examination of Andrew Pyper’s Novels as Intersected through My Life (Black Void Publishing)

Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew – Gothic Things: Dark Enchantment and Anthropocene Anxiety (Fordham University Press)


Mejor Novela Infantil

Atwood, Jude – Maybe There Are Witches (Fitzroy Books)

Bennett, Jenn – Grumbones (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

Fournet, M. R. – Brick Dust and Bones (Feiwel & Friends)

Henning, Sarah – Monster Camp (Margaret K. McElderry Books)

López, Diana – Los Monstruos: Felice and the Wailing Woman (Kokila)

Marshall, Kate Alice – Extra Normal (Viking Books for Young Readers)

Moulton, Deke – Don’t Want to Be Your Monster (Tundra Books)

Senf, Lora – The Nighthouse Keeper (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)

Tuma, Refe – Frances and the Werewolves of the Black Forest (HarperCollins)

Young, Suzanne – What Stays Buried (HarperCollins)


Mejor Novela

Due, Tananarive – The Reformatory (Gallery/Saga Press)

Hendrix, Grady – How to Sell a Haunted House (Berkley)

Jones, Stephen Graham – Don’t Fear the Reaper (Gallery/Saga Press)

Kingfisher, T. – A House with Good Bones (Tor Nightfire/Macmillan)

LaValle, Victor – Lone Women (One World)

Monroe, Katrina – Graveyard of Lost Children (Poisoned Pen Press)

Ottone, Robert P. – The Vile Thing We Created (Hydra Publications)

Sullivan, Andrew F. – The Marigold (ECW Press)

Wendig, Chuck – Black River Orchard (Del Rey/Penguin Random House)

Winning, Josh – Burn the Negative (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)


Mejor Obra De Poesía

Amanda Crum – The Taste of Butter (Self-published)

Gold, Maxwell Ian – Bleeding Rainbows and Other Broken Spectrums (Hex Publishers)

Hall, Luna Rey – The Patient Routine (Brigids Gate Press)

Irish, Jenny – Lupine (Black Lawrence Press)

McCabe, V.C. – Ophelia (Femme Salvé Books)

McHugh, Jessica – The Quiet Ways I Destroy You (Apokrupha Press)

Perret, Michael – The Chimera (Curious Corvid Publishing)

Pichette, Marisca – Rivers in Your Skin, Sirens in Your Hair (Android Press)

Walrath, Holly Lyn – Numinous Stones (Aqueduct Press)

Wytovich, Stephanie M. – On the Subject of Blackberries (Raw Dog Screaming Press)


Mejor Guion

Brooker, Charlie – Black Mirror: Beyond the Sea (Episode 03:06) (Zeppotron, Babieka, Banijay Entertainment, Broke and Bones, House of Tomorrow)

Cervera, Michelle Garza and Castillo, Abia – Huesera: The Bone Woman (Disruptiva Films, Machete Producciones, Maligno Gorehouse)

Cognetti, Stephen – Hell House LLC Origins: The Carmichael Manor (Cognetti Films, Marylou’s Boys)

Duffield, Brian – No One Will Save You (20th Century Studios, Star Thrower Entertainment)

Moss, Laura and O’Brien, Brendan J. – Birth/Rebirth (Retrospecter Films, Shudder)

Poser, Toby; Adams, Zelda; and Adams, John – Where the Devil Roams (Wonder Wheel Productions)

Rugna, Demián – When Evil Lurks (Machaco Films, Aramos Cine, Shudder)

Sattler, Peter and Green, David Gordon – Exorcist: Believer (Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Pictures, Morgan Creek Entertainment)

Willinger, Byron and De Blasi, Philip – Creepshow (S4.E2 The Hat) (Shudder, The Cartel, AMC Studios, Cartel Pictures, Striker Entertainment, Talent One)

Yamazaki, Takashi – Godzilla Minus One (Robot Communications, Toho Studios)


Mejor Obra De Ficción Corta

Anaxagoras, David – “Your Dasher Has Accidentally Awakened the Crawling Chaos by Gazing into the Loathsome Geometry of the Taco Pup Mega-muncher Meal Box” (The Dread Machine)

Daniels, L.E. – “Silk” (Hush, Don’t Wake the Monster: Stories Inspired by Stephen King, Twisted Wing Productions)

Jones, Rachael K. – “Sound of Children Screaming” (Nightmare Magazine)

King-Cargile, Gillian – “Chainsaw: As Is” (PseudoPod)

Kirby, Kristin – “Meat” (Negative Space 2: A Return to Survival Horror, Dark Peninsula Press)

Levy, Robert – “Giallo” (No One Dies from Love: Dark Tales of Loss & Longing, Word Horde)

Miller, Sam J. – “If Someone You Love Has Become a Vurdalak” (The Dark)

O’Quinn, Cindy – “Quondam” (The Nightmare Never Ends, Exploding Head Fiction)

O’Quinn, Cindy and McCullough, Nathan – “I’ll See You in Forever” (Sudden Fictions Podcast, Episode 6)

Tabing, Nadine Aurora – “An Inherited Taste” (No Trouble at All, Cursed Morsels Press)


Mejor Obra De No Ficción Corta

Bissett, Carina – “Words Wielded by Women” (Apex Magazine)

Bulkin, Nadia – “Becoming Ungovernable: Latah, Amok, and Disorder in Indonesia,” (Unquiet Spirits: Essays by Asian Women in Horror, Black Spot Books)

Cade, Octavia – “Entering the Ecosystem: Human Identity, Biology, and Horror” (Horror and Philosophy: Essays on Their Intersection in Film, Television and Literature, McFarland)

Došen, Ana – “Heterotopic Hell Ride on The Midnight Meat Train” (Journeys into Terror: Essays from the Cinematic Intersection of Travel and Horror, McFarland)

Kachuba, John – “The Gothic Shapeshifter: Man, Monster, Myth” (The Gothique: Myriad Manifestations, Partridge India)

Kerestman, Katherine – “Cats and the Occult: A Canthropology” (The Weird Cat, WordCrafts Press)

Kulski, K.P. – “100 Livers” (Unquiet Spirits: Essays by Asian Women in Horror, Black Spot Books)

Murray, Lee – “Displaced Spirits” (Unquiet Spirits: Essays by Asian Women in Horror, Black Spot Books)

Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew – “Miasma Theory, Particulate Matter and Modern Horror” (Female Identity in Contemporary Purgatorial Worlds, Bloomsbury Academic)

Wetmore Jr, Kevin – “A Theatre of Ghosts, A Haunted Cinema: The Japanese Gothic as Theatrical Tradition in Gurozuka” (The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture: Special Issue on Asian Gothic)


Mejor Novela Para Adultos Jóvenes

Allen, Charlene – Play the Game (Katherine Tegen Books)

Bayron, Kalynn – You’re Not Supposed to Die Tonight (Bloomsbury YA)

Dimaline, Cherie – Funeral Songs for Dying Girls (Tundra Book Group)

Hollowell, Sarah – What Stalks Among Us (Clarion Books)

Lyle, Jennifer D. – Swarm (Sourcebooks Fire)

Sass, Adam – Your Lonely Nights Are Over (Viking Books for Young Readers)

Simmons, Kristen – Find Him Where You Left Him Dead (Tor Teen)

Smith, Cynthia Leitich – Harvest House (Candlewick Press)

Tingle, Chuck – Camp Damascus (Tor Nightfire/MacMillan)

Tran, Trang Thanh – She Is a Haunting (Bloomsbury YA)




Estos trabajos NO deben denominarse “Nominados al Premio Bram Stoker”. Sólo las obras que aparecen en la boleta final, que se anunciará formalmente el 23 de febrero o alrededor de esa fecha, podrán ser nominadas.