Does This Mean I Didn’t Win?

Those lovely people at the Horror Writers Association have sent me a very attractive certificate naming me as a finalist for the 2011 Bram Stoker Awards ‘for superior achievement in the Fiction Collection category’. It’s signed by the very coolly named Rocky Wood. While I’m thrilled and honoured, is this the equivalent of the Crackerjack […]

Calling For Blood

‘Bryant & May and the Memory of Blood’ has been nominated for the Goldsboro Books Last Laugh Award at Crimefest Bristol. The full list of nominees is: – Declan Burke for Absolute Zero Cool (Liberties Press) – Colin Cotterill for Killed at the Whim of a Hat (Quercus) – Chris Ewan for The Good Thief’s […]

‘Red Gloves’ Nominated For Shirley Jackson Award

Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) wrote such classic novels as ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ and ‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle’, as well as one of the most famous short stories in the English language, ‘The Lottery’. Her work continues to be a major influence on writers of every kind of fiction, from the most […]