Winners of the 4th Annual Black Quill Awards

 

 

 And the Black Quill Goes to...





Dark Genre Novel of the Year

(Novel-length work of horror, suspense, or thriller from mainstream publisher; awarded to the author)

Editors' Choice:
A DARK MATTER | by Peter Straub

       Readers' Choice:
SPARROW ROCK | by Nate Kenyon 

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Best Small Press Chill

(Novel or novella published by small press publisher; awarded to the author)

Editors' Choice:
A BOOK OF TONGUES | by Gemma Files

 Readers' Choice:
A BOOK OF TONGUES | by Gemma Files

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Best Dark Genre Fiction Collection

(Single author collection, any publisher; awarded to the author)

Editors' Choice:
OCCULTATION | by Laird Barron

 

 Readers' Choice:
BLOOD AND GRISTLE | by Michael Louis Calvillo

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Best Dark Genre Anthology

(Multi-author collection, any publisher; awarded to the editor[s])

  

Editors' Choice:
HAUNTED LEGENDS
Edited by Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas

Readers' Choice:
HORROR LIBRARY IV
Edited by R.J. Cavender and Boyd E. Harris

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Best Dark Genre Book of Non-Fiction

(Any dark genre non-fiction subject, any publisher; awarded to the author[s] or editor[s])

Editors' Choice:
THE CONSPIRACY AGAINST THE HUMAN RACE
by Thomas Ligotti

Readers' Choice:
THRILLERS: 100 MUST READS
Edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner

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Best Dark Scribble

(Single work, non-anthology short fiction appearing in a print or virtual magazine; awarded to the author)

 

Editors' Choice:
"The Things" by Peter Watts
(from Clarkesworld Magazine, January 2010)

 

 Readers' Choice:
"We" by Bentley Little
(from Cemetery Dance #64)

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Best Dark Genre Book Trailer

(Book video promoting any work of genre fiction or non-fiction; awarded to the video producer)

Editors' Choice:
NEVERLAND / Video Production by Circle of Seven Productions
(for the book by Douglas Clegg)

 

Readers' Choice:
NEVERLAND / Video Production by Circle of Seven Productions
(for the book by Douglas Clegg)

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