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Monday, July 12, 2010

Shirley Jackson Awards for Novels (2007-09)

From Shirley Jackson Awards accessed 7/12/10

2009 Shortlist for novels:
Big Machine, Victor LaValle --Winner!
Last Days, Brian Evenson (Underland Press)
The Little Stranger, Sarah Waters (Riverhead)
The Owl Killers, Karen Maitland (Delacorte Press)
The Red Tree, Caitlin R. Kiernan (Roc)
White is for Witching, Helen Oyeyemi (Nan A. Talese)

Finalists have been named for this year's Shirley Jackson Awards, which are given for "outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic" in several categories, including novel, novella, novelette, short story, collection and anthology.

2008 Shortlist for novels:
Alive in Necropolis by Doug Dorst
The Man on the Ceiling by Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem
Pandemonium by Daryl Gregory
The Resurrectionist by Jack O'Connell
The Shadow Year by Jeffrey Ford -- Winner!
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan

2007 Shirley Jackson Awards Winners
NOVEL Winner:
GENERATION LOSS by Elizabeth Hand - couldn't get into this so removed from TBR 9/17/10

* Baltimore, Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden (Bantam Spectra)
* Sharp Teeth, Toby Barlow (William Heinemann Ltd)
* The Terror, Dan Simmons (Little, Brown)
* Tokyo Year Zero, David Peace (Knopf)

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