Bava Book Wins International Horror Guild Award!
The International Horror Guild Awards for works from 2007 were announced Friday, October 31. PETER STRAUB, named earlier as the year's LIVING LEGEND, was honored in an essay by Stefan R. Dziemianowicz (http://horroraward.org/peter_straub.html or download as a document: http://horroraward.org/peter_straub.doc.)
The INTERNATIONAL HORROR GUILD AWARDS for WORKS from 2007
The Terror. Dan Simmons (Little, Brown & Company)
Dagger Key and Other Stories. Lucius Shepard (PS Publishing)
Softspoken. Lucius Shepard (Night Shade Books)
"Closet Dreams". Lisa Tuttle (Postscripts 10: PS Publishing)
"Honey in the Wound". Nancy Etchemendy (The Restless Dead: Candlewick Press)
Inferno. Ellen Datlow, editor (Tor)
Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark. Tim Lucas (Video Watchdog)
Postscripts. Peter Crowther & Nick Gevers, editors (PS Publishing)
The Nightmare Factory. Thomas Ligotti (creator/writer), Joe Harris & Stuart Moore (writers), Ben Templesmith, Michael Gaydos, Colleen Doran & Ted McKeever
Elizabeth McGrath for "The Incurable Disorder", Billy Shire Fine Arts, December 2007
About The IHG Awards
The International Horror Guild Awards recognized outstanding achievements in the field of Horror and Dark Fantasy. Nominations are derived from recommendations made by the public and the judges knowledge of the field.
The IHG Living Legend Award is determined solely by the judges. Living Legends are individuals who have made meritorious and notable contributions and/or have substantially influenced the field of horror/ dark fantasy. Previous recipients are Ramsey Campbell, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Gahan Wilson, Stephen King, Richard Bleiler, Charles L. Grant, William F. Nolan, Alice Cooper, Ray Bradbury, Clive Barker, Hugh B. Cave, Edward W. Bryant, Richard Matheson, and Harlan Ellison.
Edward Bryant, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Ann Kennedy Vandermeer, and Hank Wagner adjudicated for the final award year of 2007. William Sheehan and Fiona Webster have also served as judges. Paula Guran administered the award beginning in 1996. The awards were overseen by a non-profit corporation, The Mirabundus Project, Inc.
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Donna and I are honored and delighted by this wonderful news! We extend our heartfelt thanks to the IHG judges and membership, and our congratulations to all the other recipients and nominees!