2021 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award Nominees

The Ladies of Horror Fiction review site team has announced the nominees for their 2021 Ladies of Horror Fiction Awards.

There is a writeup about the nominees in every category at the link.

LOHF Award Nominees for Best Young Adult

  • The Dead and the Dark, Courtney Gould
  • White Smoke, Tiffany D Jackson
  • Bad Witch Burning, Jessica Lewis
  • Our Last Echoes, Kate Alice Marshall
  • Girl in the Walls, Katy Michelle Quinn

LOHF Award Nominees for Best Middle Grade

  • The Dollhouse, Charis Cotter
  • The Collectors, Lorien Lawrence
  • Ghost Girl, Ally Malinenko
  • Cece Rios and the Desert of Souls, Kaela Rivera
  • Root Magic, Eden Royce

LOHF Award Nominees for Best Novella

  • Goddess of Filth, V. Castro
  • Transmuted, Eve Harms
  • & This Is How to Stay Alive, Shingai Njeri Kagunda
  • Waif, Samantha Kolesnik
  • Salvation Spring, T.C. Parker

LOHF Award Nominees for Best Short Fiction

  • “Sister Glitter Blood,” Gwendoyln Kiste (Violent Vixens: An Homage to Grindhouse Horror)
  • “A Cold Grip,” Christi Nogle (Boneyard Soup)
  • “The Sharps,” Sonora Taylor (Someone to Share My Nightmares: Stories)
  • “Eating Bitterness,” Hannah Yang (The Dark Issue 74)
  • “Syringe,” Isabel Yap (Never Have I Ever)
  • “First Harvest,” April Yates (Blood & Bone: An Anthology of Body Horror by Women and Non-Binary Writers)

LOHF Award Nominees for Best Poetry

  • Strange Nests, Jessica McHugh
  • Tortured Willows: Bent. Bowed. Unbroken., Angela Yuriko Smith, Lee Murray, Christina Sng, & Geneve Flynn
  • Exposed Nerves, Lucy A. Snyder
  • The Smallest of Bones, Holly Walrath
  • Monstrum Poetica, Jezzy Wolfe

LOHF Award Nominees for Best Collection

  • The Dangers of Smoking in Bed: Stories, Mariana Enríquez, Megan McDowell (Translator)
  • Sometimes We’re Cruel, and Other Stories, J.A.W. McCarthy
  • Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy, Hailey Piper
  • The Ghost Sequences, A.C. Wise
  • SEEDS, Tabatha Wood
  • Never Have I Ever, Isabel Yap

LOHF Award Nominees for Best Debut

  • The Other Black Girl, Zakiya Dalila Harris
  • When the Reckoning Comes, LaTanya McQueen
  • Queen of Teeth, Hailey Piper
  • The Forest, Lisa Quigley
  • Tidepool, Nicole Willson

LOHF Award Nominees for Best Novel

  • The Queen of the Cicadas, V. Castro
  • Cackle, Rachel Harrison
  • Good Neighbors, Sarah Langan
  • The Burning Girls, C.J. Tudor
  • The Last House on Needless Street, Catriona Ward

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