Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Bram Stoker Award

Award given annually by The Horror Writers of America for work in Dark Fantasy and Horror. There are several categories, and multiple awards have not been uncommon. The awards are given for books and other material published during the previous year. Only book awards and life-achievement awards are listed here. [JC]


1988: Misery by Stephen King and Swan Song by Robert McCammon

1989: The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris.

1990: Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons

1991: Mine by Robert McCammon

1992: Boy's Life by Robert McCammon

1993: The Blood of the Lamb by Thomas E Monteleone

1994: The Throat by Peter Straub

First Novel

1988: The Manse by Lisa Cantrell

1989: The Suiting by Kelley Wilde

1990: Sunglasses After Dark by Nancy A Collins

1991: The Revelation by Bentley Little

1992: The Cipher by Kathe Koja and Prodigal by Melanie Tem

1993: Sineater by Elizabeth Massie

1994: The Thread that Binds the Bones by Nina Kiriki Hoffman


1988: The Essential Ellison by Harlan Ellison

1989: Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories by Charles Beaumont

1990: Richard Matheson: Collected Stories by Richard Matheson

1991: Four Past Midnight by Stephen King

1992: Prayers to Broken Stones by Dan Simmons

1993: Mr Fox by Norman Partridge

1994: Alone with the Horrors by Ramsey Campbell

Life Achievement

1988: Fritz Leiber; Frank Belknap Long; Clifford D Simak

1989: Ray Bradbury; R Chetwynd-Hayes

1990: no award

1991: Hugh B Cave; Richard Matheson

1992: Gahan Wilson

1993: Ray Russell

1994: Joyce Carol Oates (Special Trustees Award)

This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.