2007 Bram Stoker Award Winners

[presented March 30, 2008]
Novel: The Missing by Sarah Langan
First Novel: Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
Long Fiction: Afterward, There Will Be A Hallway by Gary Braunbeck
Short Fiction: “The Gentle Brush of Wings ” by David Niall Wilson
Fiction Collection: (Tie)
Proverbs for Monsters
by Michael A. Arnzen
5 Stories by Peter Straub
Anthology: Five Strokes to Midnight edited by Gary Braunbeck and Hank Schwaeble
Nonfiction: THE CRYPTOPEDIA: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange & Downright Bizarre by Jonathan Maberry & David F. Kramer
Poetry Collection: (Tie)
Being Full of Light, Insubstantial
by Linda Addison
VECTORS: A Week in the Death of a Planet
by Charlee Jacob & Marge Simon
Lifetime Achievement Award: John Carpenter, Robert Weinberg
Richard Laymon President’s Award: Mark Worthen, Stephen Dorato, Christopher Fulbright

I’m really pleased to see Joe Hill get the award for best first novel. Heart-Shaped Box is not to be missed.