[PW] 2021 results of the Shirley Jackson Awards for 2020 publications

Sylvia Milne sylviamilne at btinternet.com
Thu Aug 19 10:46:43 PDT 2021


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> On 19 Aug 2021, at 18:36, M L <myworkmail997 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hi. Can someone please help me get my email address off the list?
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> Thanks very much.
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>> On 8/18/21, Todd Mason <foxbrick at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> 2020 Shirley Jackson Awards Nominees. Winners: ***
>> https://www.shirleyjacksonawards.org/nominees/
>> https://www.shirleyjacksonawards.org/
>> 
>> Boston, MA (June 2021) — In recognition of the legacy of Shirley Jackson’s
>> writing, and with permission of the author’s estate, The Shirley Jackson
>> Awards, Inc. has been established for outstanding achievement in the
>> literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic.
>> 
>> The Shirley Jackson Awards are voted upon by a jury of professional writers,
>> editors, critics, and academics.  The awards are given for the best work
>> published in the preceding calendar year in the following categories:
>> Novel, Novella, Novelette, Short Fiction, Single-Author Collection, and
>> Edited Anthology.
>> 
>> The nominees for the 2020 Shirley Jackson Awards are:
>> 
>> NOVEL
>> 
>>   - Sisters by Daisy Johnson (Jonathan Cape)
>>   - Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin Press)
>>   - Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey / Penguin Random House)
>>   - Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth (William Morrow)
>>   - ***The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones (Saga Press, Gallery
>> Books)
>>   - True Story by Kate Reed Petty (Viking)
>> 
>> NOVELLA
>> 
>>   - The Best of Both Worlds by S. P. Miskowski (Trepidatio Publishing)
>>   - History of an Executioner by Clancy McGilligan (Miami University Press)
>>   - ***Night of the Mannequins by Stephen Graham Jones (Tordotcom
>> Publishing)
>>   - Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark (Tordotcom Publishing)
>>   - Agatha’s Barn: A Carpenter’s Farm Story by Michael Bailey (Written
>> Backwards)
>>   - Her Mad Song by C J Halbard (Man on Fire Press)
>> 
>> NOVELETTE
>> 
>>   - “I Will Find You, Even in the Dark” by Jessica Landry (Dim Shores
>> Presents Vol. 1)
>>   - Many Restless Concerns: The Victims of Countess Bathory Speak in Chorus
>> (A Testimony) by Gayle Brandeis (Black Lawrence Press)
>>   - ***The Attic Tragedy by J. Ashley-Smith Meerkat Press)
>>   - Faith by Sayaka Murata, translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori (Granta)
>>   - “Heritage Hill” by Matthew R. Davis (Outback Horrors Down Under:  An
>> Anthology of Antipodean Terrors)
>>   - “Pale Toes” by Marko Hautala, translated by Sanna Terho (The Valancourt
>> Book of World Horror Stories)
>>   - “Señor Ligotti” by Bernardo Esquinca, translated by James D. Jenkins
>> (The Valancourt Book of World Horror Stories)
>> 
>> SHORT FICTION
>> 
>>   - “Holes” by R.A. Busby (Graveyard Smash:  Women of Horror Anthology
>> Vol.2 collection)
>>   - Graceful Burdens by Roxane Gay (Amazon Original Stories)
>>   - “Isn’t Your Daughter Such a Doll” by Tobi Ogundiran (Shoreline of
>> Infinity 18)
>>   - ***“Not the Man I Married” by R. A. Busby (Black Petals Issue #93
>> Autumn, 2020)
>>   - “Room and Board Included, Demonology Extra” by Eden Royce (Broken Eye
>> Books)
>>   - “The Memory Game” by Franki Haber (The Gravity of the Thing)
>> 
>> SINGLE-AUTHOR COLLECTION
>> 
>>   - Settling the World: Selected Stories by M. John Harrison (Comma Press)
>>   - Mannequin and Wife by Jen Fawkes (LSU Press)
>>   - Thin Places by Kay Chronister (Undertow Publications)
>>   - ***Velocities: Stories by Kathe Koja (Meerkat Press)
>>   - Moonflower, Nightshade, All the Hours of the Day by JD Scott (Lake
>> Forest College Press)
>>   - Aftermath of an Industrial Accident: Stories by Mike Allen (Mythic
>> Delirium Books)
>> 
>> EDITED ANTHOLOGY
>> 
>>   - After Sundown, edited by Mark Morris (Flame Tree Press)
>>   - ***Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women, edited by Lee Murray & Geneve
>> Flynn (Omnium Gatherum)
>>   - Miscreations: Gods, Monstrosities & Other Horrors, edited by Doug
>> Murano & Michael Bailey (Written Backwards)
>>   - The Night Bazaar Venice: Thirteen Tales of Forbidden Wishes and
>> Dangerous Desires, edited by Lenore Hart (Northampton House Press)
>>   - Lullabies for Suffering: Tales of Addiction Horror, edited by Mark
>> Matthews (Wicked Run Press)
>>   - Shadows & Tall Trees, Vol. 8, edited by Michael Kelly (Undertow
>> Publications)
>>   - Tiny Nightmares, edited by Lincoln Michel and Nadxieli Nieto (Catapult)
>> 
>> Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) wrote such classic novels as The Haunting of
>> Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle, as well as one of the
>> most famous short stories in the English language, “The Lottery.”  Her work
>> continues to be a major influence on writers of every kind of fiction, from
>> the most traditional genre offerings to the most innovative literary work.
>> 
>> The 2020 Shirley Jackson Awards will be presented as a pre-recorded event on
>> Sunday, August 15, 2021, at Readercon 31, Conference on Imaginative
>> Literature.
>> * Her Mad Song was available in 2020 under the two previous titles The
>> Billionaire’s Last Post and We Are All Crazy Now.
>> fwd by Todd
>> Masonhttps://socialistjazz.blogspot.com/2021/08/wandering-stars-edited-by-jack-dann.html
>> https://socialistjazz.blogspot.com/2021/08/kit-reed-winter-barry-n-malzberg.html
>> https://socialistjazz.blogspot.com/2018/08/ffb-its-womans-world-stories-from.html
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