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Black Quill Award Winners Announced

At the third-annual Annual Black Quill Awards last week, novelist Gillian Flynn won the Editor’s Choice award for Dark Genre Novel of the Year with Dark Places. Author Dan Simmons nabbed Readers’ Choice for the same category with his novel Drood.

In addition, the awards ceremony gave out two book trailer awards. Producer John Palisano won the Readers’ Choice award for the spooky trailer embedded above for Gary Braunbeck‘s Far Dark Fields. Filmmaker JT Petty won Editors Choice for the trailer he created for his wife Sarah Langan and her novel, Audrey’s Door.

The complete list of winners is embedded after the jump. Here’s more from the release: “First-time nominees fared well in this year’s Black Quills, with Paul G. Bens Jr. taking top honors in the BEST SMALL PRESS CHILL category (Editor’s Choice) and Stoker Award-winner Lisa Morton scoring an Editors’ Choice nod for her editing work on MIDNIGHT WALK in the BEST DARK GENRE ANTHOLOGY category. Jameson Currier snagged an Editors’ Choice award for BEST DARK GENRE FICTION COLLECTION for THE HAUNTED HEART AND OTHER TALES, while David Nickle picked up the Readers’ Choice award in that same category for MONSTROUS AFFECTIONS.”

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Third Annual Black Quill Awards Announced

Award-black 60.jpgDark Scribe magazine has announced the winners of the Third Annual Black Quill Awards, celebrating the best work in dark horror, suspense, and thrillers.

Two awards were handed out in each category, one for editors’ choice and one for readers’ choice. The editors’ choice for Dark Genre Novel of the Year award went to Dark Places by Gillian Flynn. The readers’ choice went to Drood by by Dan Simmons. Editors’ choice for Best Small Press Chill went to Kelland by Paul G. Bens Jr. and the readers’ choice went to As Fate Would Have It by Michael Louis Calvillo.

See all the award winners at this link. Here’s more from the release: “Nominations for the Black Quills are editorial-based, with both the editors and active contributing writers submitting nominations in each of the (8) categories. Once nominations are announced, readers of DSM cast their votes for their picks in each category. For this year’s outing, more than 3,300 votes were cast by the magazine’s readers.”