Bram Stoker Award for Best Long Fiction

Bram Stoker Award for Best Long Fiction

The Bram Stoker Award for Best Long Fiction is an award presented by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) for "superior achievement" in horror writing for long fiction.

Winners and nominees

This category was previously titled "best novella" or "best novellette". Nominees are listed below the winner(s) for each year.
* 1987: "The Pear-Shaped Man" by George R. R. Martin (tie)
* 1987: "The Boy Who Came Back From the Dead" by Alan Rodgers (tie)
** "Pamela's Get" by David J. Schow
** "Resurrec Tech" by S.P. Somtow
* 1988: "Orange is for Anguish, Blue for Insanity" by David Morrell
** "The Skin Trade" by George R. R. Martin
** "The Function of Dream Sleep" by Harlan Ellison
** "The Juniper Tree" by Peter Straub
** "The Night Flier" by Stephen King
** "Horrorshow" by John Farris
* 1989: "On the Far Side of the Cadillac Desert With Dead Folks" by Joe R. Lansdale
** "At First Just Ghostly" by Karl Edward Wagner
** "The Confessions of St. James" by Chet Williamson
** "Phantom" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
* 1990: "Stephen" by Elizabeth Massie
** "Bestseller" by Michael Blumleim
** "Entropy's Bed at Midnight" by Dan Simmons
** "Pelts" by F. Paul Wilson
** "The Langoliers" by Stephen King
* 1991: "The Beautiful Uncut Hair of Graves" by David Morrell
** "Fetish" by Edward Bryant
** "Death Leaves an Echo" by Charles de Lint
** "Advocates" by Suzy McKee Charnas & Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
** "Magpie" by Stephen Gallagher
* 1992: "Alien: Tribes" by Stepehn Bissette (tie)
* 1992: "The Events Concerning a Nude Fold-Out Found in a Harlequin Romance" by Joe R. Lansdale
** "Nothing Will Hurt You" by David Morrell
** "The Shrine" by David Morrell
** "For You, the Living" by Wayne Allen Sallee

Novella:
* 1993: "The Night We Buried Road Dog" by Jack Cady (tie)
* 1993: "Mefisto in Onyx" by Harlan Ellison (tie)
** "Flashback" by Dan Simmons
** "Mefisto in Onyx" by Harlan Ellison

Novelette:
* 1993: "Death in Bangkok" by Dan Simmons
** "Colour" by Michael Moorcock
** "Darker Angels" by S.P. Somtow
** "Death on the Nile" by Connie Willis
* 1994: "The Scent of Vinegar" by Robert Bloch
** "Sometimes, in the Rain" by Charles L. Grant
** "The Alchemy of the Throat" by Brian Hodge
** "Bubba Ho-tep" by Joe R. Lansdale
** "The Siren of Swan Quarter" by William R. Trotter
* 1995: "Lunch at the Gotham Cafe" by Stephen King
** "Baby Girl Diamond" by Adam-Troy Castro
** "Looking for Mr. Flip" by Thomas F. Monteleone
** "Lover Doll" by Wayne Allen Sallee
* 1996: "The Red Tower" by Thomas Ligotti
** "Kilroy Was Here" by Jack Cady
** "The Thing from Lover's Lane" by Nancy Collins
** "Brimstone and Salt" by S.P. Somtow
* 1997: "The Big Blow" by Joe R. Lansdale
** "The Word" by Ramsey Campbell
** "Everything's Eventual" by Stephen King
** "Coppola's Dracula" by Kim Newman
** "The Zombies of Madison County" by Douglas E. Winter

Long Fiction:
* 1998: "Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff" by Peter Straub
** "Leavings" by P.D. Cacek
** "As Above, So Below" by Brian Hodge
** "What Would You Do For Love?" by John Shirley
* 1999: "Mad Dog Summer" by Joe R. Lansdale
** "Five Days in April" by Brian A. Hopkins
** "Dread in the Beast" by Charlee Jacob
** "Right to Life" by Jack Ketchum
* 2000: "The Man on the Ceiling" by Melanie and Steven Rasnic Tem
** "Riding the Bullet" by Stephen King
** "In Shock" by Joyce Carol Oates
** "God Screamed and Screamed, Then I Ate Him" by Lawrence P. Santoto
* 2001: "In These Final Days of Sales" by Tim Lebbon
** "From A to Z, in the Sarsaparilla Alphabet" by Harlan Ellison
** "Demolition" by Nancy Etchemendy
** "Earthworm Gods" by Brian Keene
** "Northern Gothic" by Nick Mamatas
* 2002: "El Dia de Los Muertos" by Brian A. Hopkins (tie)
* 2002: "My Work is Not Yet Done" by Thomas Ligotti
** "Cape Wrath" by Paul Finch
** "Coraline" by Neil Gaiman
** "The Origin" by David B. Silva
* 2003: "Closing Time" by Jack Ketchum
** "The Necromancer" by Douglas Clegg
** "Fuckin' Lie Down Already" by Tom Piccirilli
** "Louisiana Breakdown" by Lucius Shepard
** "Roll Them Bones" by David Niall Wilson
* 2004: "The Turtle Boy" by Kealan-Patrick Burke
** "Zora and the Zombie" by Andy Duncan
** "Lisey and the Madman" by Stephen King
** "Dead Man's Hand" by Tim Lebbon
** "Northwest Passage" by Barbara Roden
* 2005: "Best New Horror" by Joe Hill
** "In the Midnight Museum" by Gary A. Braunbeck
** "The Things They Left Behind" by Stephen King
** "Some Zombie Contingency Plans" by Kelly Link
*2006: "Dark Harvest" by Norman Partridge
**"Hallucigenia" by Laird Barron
**"Mama's Boy" by Fran Friel
**"Bloodstained Oz" by Christopher Golden and James A. Moore
**"Clubland Heroes" by Kim Newman


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