I am a juror for this year's Shirley Jackson Awards (along with Laird Barron, Maura McHugh, Kaaron Warren, and Gary K. Wolfe), for which the nominees have just been announced. It's a diverse and interesting list, I think, but then, I'm one fifth of the people responsible for it, so I'm a bit biased. The winners will be announced at Readercon in July. NOVEL The Devil All the Time, Donald Ray Pollock (Doubleday) The Dracula Papers, Reggie Oliver (Chômu Press) The Great Lover, Michael Cisco (Chômu Press) Knock Knock, S.
As the awards official website states: In recognition of the legacy of Shirley Jackson’s writing, and with permission of the author’s estate, the Shirley Jackson Awards have been established for outstanding achievement in the litera... Read Post
The 2011 Shirley Jackson Awards nominees have beenannounced. The winners will be announced at Readercon 23, which takes placebetween 12th and 15th of July at Burlington Marriott in Burlington,Massachusetts. The jurors for the 2011 S... Read Post
One of the awards I enjoy following each year is the Shirley Jackson Awards. Ever since I discovered these awards I found its lists of nominees always fresh and provocative and every year the awards celebrate some of the most origin... Read Post