Shirley Jackson Award Nominees

The nominees for the Shirley Jackson Awards “for outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic” were announced today. Below are the finalists for the Novel and Novella categories.

The full list, including the other categories of Novelette, Short Story, Collection and Anthology can be found at:

Nominees Announced for the 2008 Shirley Jackson Awards

The winners will be announced on July 12th.


Alive in Necropolis
Doug Dorst
Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 448 pages
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover – (2008-07-17)


The Man on the Ceiling (Discoveries)
Steve Rasnic Tem, Melanie Tem
Price: $14.95
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Discoveries – (2008-03-04)
ISBN-10: 0786948582
ISBN-13: 9780786948581


Daryl Gregory
Price: $13.00
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Del Rey – (2008-08-26)
ISBN-10: 0345501160
ISBN-13: 9780345501165


The Resurrectionist
Jack O’Connell
Price: $24.95
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Algonquin Books – (2008-04-08)
ISBN-10: 1565125762
ISBN-13: 9781565125766


The Shadow Year
Jeffrey Ford
Price: $14.99
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Harper Perennial – (2009-03-01)
ISBN-10: 0061231533
ISBN-13: 9780061231537


Tender Morsels
Margo Lanagan
Price: $16.99
Hardcover: 448 pages
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers – (2008-10-14)
ISBN-10: 0375848118
ISBN-13: 9780375848117



Disquiet (Penguin Original)
Julia Leigh
Price: $13.00
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) – (2008-11-25)
ISBN-10: 014311350X
ISBN-13: 9780143113508

“Dormitory,” in The Diving Pool

The Diving Pool: Three Novellas
Yoko Ogawa
Price: $13.00
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Picador – (2008-01-22)
ISBN-10: 0312426836
ISBN-13: 9780312426835

Living With the Dead, Darrell Schweitzer (PS Publishing)– UK  only


The Long Trial of Nolan Dugatti
Stephen Graham Jones
Price: $14.95
Paperback: 196 pages
Publisher: Chiasmus – (2008-06-09)
ISBN-10: 0981502741
ISBN-13: 9780981502748

“N” Stephen King in Just After Sunset

Just After Sunset: Stories
Stephen King
Price: $28.00
Hardcover: 367 pages
Publisher: Scribner – (2008-11-11)
ISBN-10: 1416584080
ISBN-13: 9781416584087

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