The Horror Writers' Association has announced the recipients of the 2009 Life Achievement Award. They are F Paul Wilson and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro. The HWA's Stokers are also awarded in other categories. The nominations for Best Novel are:
COFFIN COUNTY by Gary Braunbeck (Leisure Books)
THE REACH by Nate Kenyon (Leisure Books)
DUMA KEY by Stephen King (Scribner)
JOHNNY GRUESOME by Gregory Lamberson (Bad Moon Books/Medallion Press)
The Stokers will be announced in Burbank, California, over 12-14 June. Visit the Stokers website for full details.
I was in Glendale and Burbank last November -- wish I could return this summer (although it may be just a tad too warm for this Brit).