Bram Stoker Award
The Bram Stoker Award is an award presented by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) for "superior achievement" in horror writing. It is named after Bram Stoker, the author of the classic horror novel, Dracula. The award was first presented in 1987 and has since become one of the most prestigious awards in the horror genre. The award is presented annually in a variety of categories, including best novel, best short story, best first novel, and best collection. The winners are selected by a panel of judges who are experts in the horror genre. Winning a Bram Stoker Award is considered a significant honor in the horror writing community.