The winners of the 2017 Shirley Jackson Awards were announced at Readercon 29 on July 15.
The Shirley Jackson Awards are given for outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic. They are voted upon by a jury of professional writers, editors, critics, and academics.
- The Hole, Hye-young Pyun (Arcade Publishing)
- Fever Dream, Samantha Schweblin (Riverhead Books)
- The Lost Daughter Collective, Lindsey Drager (Dzanc Books)
- “Take the Way Home That Leads Back to Sullivan Street,” Chavisa Woods (Things to Do When You’re Goth in the Country)
- “The Convexity of Our Youth,” Kurt Fawver (Looming Low)
- Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado (Graywolf Press)
- Shadows and Tall Trees Volume 7, edited by Michael Kelly (Undertow Publications)