Bram Stoker Awards 1988
The 1988 Bram Stoker Award was presented in 1989 for literature from the previous year in seven categories. At the award ceremony, exceptional contributions to horror literature are honored every year. The Bram Stoker Award has been presented since 1987, the winners are chosen by election by the members of the Horror Writers Association (HWA), until 1993 Horror Writers of America .
At the second award ceremony, unlike in the previous year and in subsequent years, no prize was awarded for the non-fiction category. In addition, there were several multiple nominations in 1988: Ray Bradbury was recognized for his life's work and at the same time was nominated in two other categories. Harlan Ellison , who received the award last year for his anthology The Essential Ellison , was nominated in three categories in 1988. Joe R. Lansdale received the award for best short story and was also nominated for best novel.
Winners and nominated authors
The 1988 Bram Stoker Award was presented in 1989 in six categories:
|category||winner||plant||Other nominated authors||Pictures of
|Novel ( novel )||Thomas Harris||The Silence of the Lambs (German: The Silence of the Lambs )|
|Debut ( First Novel )||Kelley Wilde||The suiting|
|Novella ( Long Fiction )||David Morrell||Orange is for Anguish, Blue for Insanity|
|Short story ( short fiction )||Joe R. Lansdale||The Night They Missed the Horror Show|
|Anthology ( Fiction Collection )||Charles Beaumont||Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories|
|Lifetime ( Lifetime Achievement )||