The Horror Writers Association (HWA) held its annual election in September for the offices of President, Secretary, and to fill three open Trustee positions. The winners are:
- President: John Edward Lawson
- Secretary: Becky Spratford
- Trustees: Linda Addison, James Chambers, and Ellen Datlow.
Lawson, who succeeded John Palisano as President, and Spratford ran unopposed.
The elected officers shall hold their respective offices for terms of two years, beginning on October 31 at midnight.
The members of the HWA Election Committee were Lisa Marie Wood, Rhonda Jackson Joseph, and Nicole Kurtz; Ballot Master: Angel Leigh McCoy; Verifiers: Lila Denning and Shawnna Deresch; and administrator: Brad Hodson.