Thursday, April 1, 2010

Spingtingler Magazine Award Nominees

Following are the Spinetingler Magazine Award Nominees. To vote, go HERE.

The nominees for the New Voice category are:
A Bad Day For Sorry by Sophie Littlefield
Balzac of the Badlands by Steve Finbow
Dope Thief by Dennis Tafoya
The Ghosts of Belfast by Stuart Neville
I-5 by Summer Brenner

In Their Blood by Sharon Potts
The Lost Sister by Russel D. McLean
Mixed Blood by Roger Smith
Ravens by George Dawes Green
The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf

The nominees for the Rising Star category are:
50 Grand by Adrian McKinty
Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon
The Devil’s Staircase by Helen Fitzgerald
Finch by Jeff VanderMeer
Last Days by Brian Evenson
Safer by Sean Doolittle

The nominees for the Legend category are:
The Complaints by Ian Rankin
The Midnight Room by Ed Gorman
The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death by Charlie Huston
The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly
Shadow Season by Tom Piccirill
Tower by Reed Farrel Coleman & Ken Bruen

The nominees for the Best Short Story on the Web category are:
M-N-S (n) murder-necrophilia-suicide by Anonymous 9 from Plots with Guns
Flesh Rule by Frank Bill from Plots with Guns
Blurred Lines by Michael Moreci from A Twist of Noir
Survival Instincts by Sandra Seamans from Pulp Pusher
At Least I felt Something by Sophie Littlefield from The Drowning Machine
My Father’s Son by Alan Griffiths from A Twist of Noir
The Present by Mark Joseph Kiewlak from A Twist Of Noir
Mortification by Sophie Littlefield from Beat to a Pulp
Insatiable by Hillary Davidson from Beat to a Pulp
A Wild and Crazy Night by John Kenyon from Beat to a Pulp
The Tut by Paul D Brazill from Beat to a Pulp

The nominees for the Best Mystery or Crime Comic/Graphic Novel category are:
Back to Brooklyn by Garth Ennis, Jimmy Palmiotti & Mihailo Vukelic from Image; Britten and Brulightly by Hannah Berry from Metropolitan Books; Chew by John Layman & Rob Guillory from Image; Leo Pulp by Claudo Nizzi &Massimo Bonfatti from IDW; Low Moon by Jason from Fantagraphics Books; Noir by Various authors by Dark Horse; Parker: The Hunter by Darwyn Cooke from IDW; Scalped by Jason Aaron & R. M. Guéra from Vertigo; West Coast Blues by Jacques Tardi & Jean-Patrick Manchette from Fantagraphic Books; You Have Killed Me by Jamie Ric & Joelle Jones from Oni Press

The nominees for the Best Mystery/Crime Fiction Press, Publisher or Imprint category are:
Bitter Lemon Press; Busted Flush Press; New Pulp Press; Serpent’s Tail; Soho; Switchblade

The nominees for the Special Services to the Industry & Community category are:
The Big Adios; Bookgasm; Crimeculture; Friday’s Forgotten Books; My Little Corner

The nominees for the Best Reviewer category are:
Jen Forbus; Lesa Holstine; The Nerd of Noir; Peter Rozovsky; Cory Wilde

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