This Is Horror Awards 2014: Vote now!

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It’s that time of year again, friends. The This Is Horror Awards 2014 are now open. Please send your votes to with the subject line ‘Awards 2014 Votes’. To cast a vote simply write the category and your vote for each award. You may 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. Bird Box by Josh Malerman
  2. Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes
  3. Revival by Stephen King
  4. The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey
  5. The Troop by Nick Cutter

Film of the Year

  1. Oculus
  2. Snowpiercer
  3. The Babadook
  4. The Raid 2
  5. Under The Skin

TV Series of the Year

  1. American Horror Story: Coven
  2. Hannibal (Season Two)
  3. The Strain
  4. The Walking Dead (Season Four)
  5. True Detective

Short Story Collection of the Year

  1. After the People Lights Have Gone Off by Stephen Graham Jones
  2. Burnt Black Suns: A Collection of Weird Tales by Simon Strantzas
  3. Gifts for the One Who Comes After by Helen Marshall
  4. The End in All Beginnings by John F.D. Taff
  5. Unseaming by Mike Allen

Anthology of the Year

  1. Burnt Tongues: An Anthology of Transgressive Short Stories (Edited by Chuck Palahniuk, Richard Thomas and Dennis Widmyer)
  2. The Cutting Room: Dark Reflections of the Silver Screen (Edited by Ellen Datlow)
  3. The New Black (Edited by Richard Thomas)
  4. The Spectral Book of Horror Stories (Edited by Mark Morris)
  5. Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Volume 1 (Edited by Laird Barron)

Publisher of the Year

  1. Broken River Books
  2. ChiZine Publications
  3. Eraserhead Press
  4. Grey Matter Press
  5. Severed Press

Magazine of the Year

  1. Black Static
  2. Fangoria
  3. Morpheus Tales
  4. Nightmare Magazine
  5. Rue Morgue

UK Event of the Year

  1. Dead by Dawn
  2. FrightFest
  3. Grimmfest
  4. Mayhem Film Festival
  5. Scardiff

Book Cover of the Year

  1. The Cormorant by Chuck Wendig (Cover Art by Joey Hi-Fi)
  2. The Last Projector by David James Keaton (Cover Art by Joel Vollmer)
  3. The Spectral Book of Horror Stories (Edited by Mark Morris) (Cover Art by Vincent Chong)
  4. Wakening the Crow by Stephen Gregory (Cover Art by Nicolas Delort)
  5. Where You Live by Gary McMahon (Cover Art by Ben Baldwin)

Tattoo Artist of the Year

  1. Alexander TheMeat Bowron, Dragstrip Tattoos
  2. Alexis Kovacs, Electric Cheetah Tattoos
  3. Emily Asylum, Odyssey Body Arts
  4. Max Pniewski, Southmead Tattoo Studio
  5. Ollie Tye, Cosmic Monsters

Podcast of the Year

  1. Bloody Good Horror
  2. Booked. Podcast
  3. Horror Etc
  4. The Faculty of Horror
  5. The Last Knock

Voting closes at 12:01am GMT on Tuesday 20 January 2015.

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