This Is Horror Awards 2013

last year's film of the year

The This Is Horror Awards 2013 are now open. Please send your votes to with the subject line ‘Awards 2013 Votes’. To cast a vote simply write the category and your vote for each award. You are allowed to vote for your top two in each category. For example:

1. First choice
2. Second choice

This is in place in the unlikely event that there is a tie breaker for first place after the votes have been counted.

Here are the awards and nominations.

Novel of the Year

1. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
2. NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
3. Red Moon by Benjamin Percy
4. The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
5. The Year of the Ladybird by Graham Joyce

Film of the Year

1. American Mary
2. Evil Dead
3. Maniac
4. The Seasoning House
5. V/H/S 2

TV Series of the Year

1. American Horror Story: Asylum
2. Hannibal
3. The Returned (Les Revenants)
4. The Walking Dead (Series Three)
5. Under The Dome

Graphic Novel of the Year

1. Alabaster: Wolves by Caitlin Kiernan, Steve Lieber and Rachelle Rosenberg
2. Colder by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra
3. Fatale by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
4. Locke and Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez
5. The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard

Short Story Collection of the Year

1. Fish Bites Cop!: Stories To Bash Authorities by David James Keaton
2. Hair Side, Flesh Side by Helen Marshall
3. Monsters in the Heart by Stephen Volk
4. North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud
5. The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron

Short Fiction of the Year

1. Interstate Love Affair by Stephen Graham Jones (From Three Miles Past)
2. Nightsiders by Gary McMahon
3. Sky by Kaaron Warren (from Through Splintered Walls)
4. Still Life by Tim Lebbon
5. Whitstable by Stephen Volk

Anthology of the Year

1. Hauntings (Edited by Ellen Datlow)
2. In Heaven, Everything is Fine: Fiction Inspired by David Lynch  (Edited by Cameron Pierce)
3. Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric & Arcane (Edited by Jonathan Oliver)
4. The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 5 (Edited by Ellen Datlow)
5. The Booked. Anthology  (Edited by Pela Via)

Publisher of the Year

1. ChiZine
2. Crystal Lake Publishing
3. Eraserhead Press
4. Salt Publishing
5. Spectral Press

Magazine of the Year

1. Black Static
2. Cemetery Dance Magazine
3. Clarkesworld
4. Nightmare Magazine
5. The Horror Zine

Event of the Year

1. FrightFest 2013
2. Grimmfest 2013
3. London Horror Festival
4. Scardiff
5. World Fantasy Convention 2013

Soundtrack of the Year

1. Evil Dead by Roque Banos
2. Les Revenants by Mogwai
3. Maniac by Robb
4. The Conjuring by Joseph Bishara
5. World War Z by Marco Beltrami

Podcast of the Year

1. Booked.
2. Horror Etc
3. Pseudopod
4. Tales to Terrify
5. The House of Horror Podcast

Video Game of the Year

1. Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs
2. Beyond: Two Souls
3. Dead Space 3
4. State of Decay
5. The Last of Us

Artist of the Year

1. Ben Baldwin
2. Joey Hi-Fi
3. Nicolas Delort
4. Rob Moran
5. Vincent Sammy

Tattoo Artist of the Year

1. Bill Atkinson
2. Kamil
3. Matt Oddboy Barratt-Jones
4. Piotr Deadi Deadel
5. Prykas

Voting closes at 12:01am GMT on Sunday 12 January 2014.

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