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    LOHF Award Nominees for Best Novella

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is pleased to present the 2019 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award Nominees for Best Novella. The nominees are: Dear Laura, Gemma AmorThe Ladderman, Angela ArcherThe Festering Ones, S.H. CooperHalloween Fiend, C.V. HuntTo Be Devoured, Sara Tantlinger Dear Laura by Gemma Amor Every year, on her birthday, Laura gets a letter from a stranger. That stranger claims to know the whereabouts of her missing friend Bobby, but there’s a catch: he’ll only tell her what he knows in exchange for something…personal.So begins Laura’s sordid relationship with her new penpal, built on a foundation of quid pro quo. Her quest for closure will push her to…

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    LOHF Award Nominees for Best Novel

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is pleased to present the 2019 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award Nominees for Best Novel. The nominees are: Bunny, Mona AwadNinth House, Leigh BardugoRiver of Souls, T.L. BodineThe Twisted Ones, T. KingfisherWithout Condition, Sonora Taylor Bunny by Mona Awad Samantha Heather Mackey couldn’t be more of an outsider in her small, highly selective MFA program at New England’s Warren University. A scholarship student who prefers the company of her dark imagination to that of most people, she is utterly repelled by the rest of her fiction writing cohort–a clique of unbearably twee rich girls who call each other “Bunny,” and seem to move and…

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    LOHF Award Nominees for Best Poetry Collection

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is pleased to present the 2019 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award Nominees for Best Poetry Collection. The nominees are: Mary Shelley Makes a Monster, Octavia CadeChoking Back the Devil, Donna LynchThe Apocalyptic Mannequin, Stephanie M. Wytovich Mary Shelley Makes a Monster by Octavia Cade All our monsters are mirrors. And when Mary Shelley’s monster—built from her life rather than her pen, born out of biography instead of blood—outlives its mother, that monster goes looking for a substitute. But all the monster really knows of women is that women write, and so the search for a replacement takes it first to Katherine Mansfield, and then…

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    LOHF Award Nominees for Best Debut

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is pleased to present the 2019 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award Nominees for Best Debut. The nominees are: The Bone Weaver’s Orchard, Sarah ReadLittle Darlings, Melanie GoldingThe Luminous Dead, Caitlin StarlingTheme Music, T. Marie Vandelly The Bone Weaver’s Orchard by Sarah Read He’s run away from home. That’s what they say every time one of Charley Winslow’s friends vanishes from The Old Cross School for Boys. It’s just a tall tale. That’s what they tell Charley when he sees the ragged grey figure stalking the abbey halls at night. When Charley follows his pet insects to a pool of blood behind a false wall,…

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    LOHF Award Nominees for Best Collection

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is pleased to present the 2019 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award Nominees for Best Collection. The nominees are: Collision: Stories, J.S. BreukelaarGhosts of You, Cathy UlrichLittle Paranoias, Sonora TaylorOut of Water, Sarah Read Collision: Stories by J.S. Breukelaar A collection of twelve of J.S. Breukelaar’s darkest, finest stories with four new works, including the uncanny new novella “Ripples on a Blank Shore.” Introduction by award-winning author, Angela Slatter. Relish the gothic strangeness of “Union Falls,” the alien horror of “Rogues Bay 3013,” the heartbreaking dystopia of “Glow,” the weird mythos of “Ava Rune,” and others. This collection from the author of American Monster and…

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    UPDATE: The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is now accepting submissions for the second annual Ladies of Horror Fiction Awards! Categories Collection Debut Graphic Novel Novel Novella Poetry Short Fiction Young Adult Eligibility Requirements Must be a work of horror. Author must identify as female. Work must be originally published between January 2020 and December 2020. (No reprints will be considered.) Submission Guidelines Email a .mobi version of your work to lohfawards@gmail.com Subject line of your email should be “LOHF Awards Submission” Include the award category in the body of your email (Be sure to let us know if the work is a debut.) Send a separate email for each…