The Horror Writers Association (HWA) offers a variety of scholarships and grants to assist writers looking to pursue a career as a writer of horror fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. We also have an endowment program for libraries looking to expand their young adult reading programs. This year, the HWA awarded 14 scholarships/grants/endowments, with a total… Read Article →

The 2020 Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship Fund for Non-fiction Writing Committee is pleased to announce two recipients of this year’s award. “We had an exceptional number of excellent presentations this year, but after numerous discussions the Committee chose two works that it believes best represent the goals of this fund,” noted Committee Chair Lisa Morton…. Read Article →

The HWA is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 scholarships: HWA SCHOLARSHIP Matthew Andrew is a retired U.S. Marine who served multiple tours in support of combat operations in Afghanistan and the Balkans. He currently works in the finance sector in Dallas, Texas. His short fiction can be found in Pantheon Magazine, Blight… Read Article →

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 scholarships: HWA SCHOLARSHIP: Sara Adams was born and raised in Massachusetts and has been writing horror since the fourth grade, when she was given an assignment to finish a story about black cats and took it just a little too far…. Read Article →

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce the winner of its 2019 Scholarship From Hell: Thomas Mavroudis, a Colorado-based writer. As the recipient of the scholarship, Thomas will receive travel to HWA’s annual conference StokerCon™ (May 9th through May 12th, held this year in Grand Rapids, MI), hotel accommodations, convention membership, and his… Read Article →

HWA is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 scholarships: HWA SCHOLARSHIP: Mary Rajotte has a penchant for penning nightmarish tales. She has been published in Shroud Magazine, and in works from Library of Horror Press, Shroud Publishing, and the Great Lakes Horror Company. A forthcoming story will be published in Black Buttons Vol…. Read Article →

First Recipients of the Young Adult Write Now Endowment: The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy and home of the iconic Bram Stoker Awards®, is proud to announce the first-ever recipients of the annual Young Adults Write Now endowments. Each of the following five libraries… Read Article →

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