'Poe' wins the Shirley Jackson Awards

The Shirley Jackson Award for an Edited Anthology goes to....

Poe: 19 New Tales Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, edited by Ellen Datlow (Solaris Books)

The winners were announced at Readercon 21, the Conference on Imaginative Literature, in Burlington, Massachusetts. Read about the winners in the other categories, here.

The Shirley Jackson Awards were established in 2007 for 'outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic'. They were created in honour of Shirley Jackson's contribution to the genre, most notably her novels The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle.


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