Earlier today, the Shirley Jackson Award nominees were announced. Our deepest congratulations to all nominees! Many of them are friends of WFR and have even had their material featured on this site in the past year or two. We’d love to bring special attention to two nominees in particular:
- Caitlín R. Kiernan: Best Novel, The Drowning Girl (ROC)
- Tamsyn Muir: Best Short Fiction, “The Magician’s Apprentice” (Weird Tales #359)
Both of these pieces were featured on WFR back in 2012 and are still available to read, if you haven’t had the chance to do so yet.
The 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards will be presented on Sunday, July 14th at ReaderCon 24 in Burlington, Massachusetts. The ReaderCon 24 Guest of Honor, Maureen McHugh, will host the awards ceremony. More information on the nominees and the awards ceremony and history can be found at the Shirley Jackson Awards organization website.
Best wishes to Kiernan and Muir! We’re delighted to have had the chance to feature their work, and we hope everyone has had the chance to read it and enjoy it. Best of luck once more to all of the nominees as well!