2016 Shirley Jackson Awards Nominees Announced

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If you are a reader of horror stories, or those that invoke psychological suspense, then you probably know the name Shirley Jackson. Ms. Jackson wrote such classic novels as The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle, as well as the well known short story, “The Lottery.” To honor the legacy of Shirley [….]

2015 Shirley Jackson Award Nominees Announced

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If you are a reader of horror stories, or those that invoke psychological suspense, then you probably know the name Shirley Jackson.  Ms. Jackson wrote such classic novels as The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle, as well as the well known short story, “The Lottery.” To honor the legacy of Shirley [….]

Shirley Jackson Award Winners Announced

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The 2013 Shirley Jackson Awards were presented on Sunday, July 13th, 2014 at Readercon 25 in Burlington, Massachusetts.  These awards are given out in recognition of outstanding achievement in the literature of “psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic” as voted upon by a jury of professional writers, editors, critics, and academics. According to the [….]

Nominees for the 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards Announced

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From our friends at Tor: In honor of the famed author of The Haunting of House and the seminal short story, “The Lottery,” the Shirely Jackson Awards focuses on works of literature which approach the fantastic and are often horror-themed. Spanning all publishing spheres, these awards frequently recognize literary and genre writers alike. The nominees [….]