Big Bunch of News, Part 5: “Roots and All” Up For The HWA Stoker Award

by Brian on February 18, 2012

in Life & Stuff

What’s the best thing you can hear after dragging in from an hour of circuit training and heavy bag work? My vote goes for this: “Hi honey, can I scrub you down and shower you off? Oh, and we won $10,000,000, too!”

I would totally live in here if I were short enough.

Sadly, that didn’t happen today either. But the runner-up was pretty sweet: a batch of congratulations on making the final ballot for the Horror Writers Association’s 2011 Bram Stoker Award.

Yep, my novelette “Roots and All,” from Stephen Jones’ epically awesome A Book Of Horrors, follows up its selection for Ellen Datlow’s The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Four, with a shot at Superior Achievement In Long Fiction.

It probably won’t go any further than this. Awards and I have a long and almost spotless record of repelling each other … which is excellent news for everyone else!

You can see the full list of finalists here.

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